The Ankler.
Martini Shot
Star of Your Own Show
Star of Your Own Show
Rob Long on the complicated dance of Hollywood frenemies


Rob Long is all about keeping the peace in Hollywood. From “enemy friends” to awkward former colleagues, Rob dives into the ins and outs of making amends in the entertainment industry, even with people you didn’t know disliked you (example: do they have a hit show they might want to hire you on? Extend the olive branch!). And always remember: everyone is the star of their own show. You just have to figure out the script.

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The Ankler.

Martini Shot

When you’re filming a movie or a television show, when it’s the last shot of the day, the first assistant director will call out, “This is the Martini Shot!” I call these stories “Martini Shots” because they’re exactly the kinds of stories we tell — and lessons we learn — after we’ve wrapped for the day. - Rob Long

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Rob Long