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Pod: 'Martini Shot' – The Cake Guy

Pod: 'Martini Shot' – The Cake Guy

Host Rob Long on the perils of perfectionism, whether coffee-stained pants or poor quarterly earnings

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In this week’s episode of Martini Shot, host Rob Long mulls over the idea that, in Hollywood, everyone is an artist and is very used to doing things the way they do it. Which makes the unexpected sometimes impossible to comprehend when it happens (and it does). And as artists, they often feel entitled to a certain amount of eccentricity and perfectionism, including, but not limited to, having their cake and eating it, too (metaphorically speaking). Cue the Cake Guy…

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