My mom, network prexy

My first question is a tough one. “Would you put the Kardashians in a prime time scripted drama?” “I didn’t understand a single word you said.” I’ve called my mom to ask her to reinvent the entertainment industry. This is […]


The chair! The chair! The chair!

I hate being compared to a chair. And who doesn’t? After I was hired for my first real executive gig, my new supervisor took me to lunch to offer me, as he said, ‘the straight dope.’ I appreciated the gesture. […]


Drawing blanks

I’ve kept this secret for a long time.  It’s more of an embarrassment than a secret, I suppose, shameful to me and to my beloved profession.  Creative executives in every medium get a bad rap because a few bad apples […]