What I’m Reading: 8/14/2013

These are highlights of what I read (and watched and listened to) this past week: ANYTHING YOU WANT by Derek Sivers Weinstein Co. Lands Bill Murray’s Next Film, ‘St. Vincent De Van Nuys’ – Deadline.com | Deadline Love this story about Ted Melfi getting Bill Murray behind his project, which I read after hearing Melfi would also be adapting THE TENDER BAR. Patrick Whitesell on The Future of Content & WME An interview of interest if you work in Hollywood and want a glimpse at the overarching reach of one of the big 4 talent agencies, in the entertainment world
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What’s the Point in Writing About Self-Dev?

In March I had gone to see a taping of Conan on the Warner Bros lot. Colin Farrell was on the show, as was Jenna Elfman. What sticks out most in my mind wasn’t Colin’s new movie trailer, or Jenna pantomiming a blowjob, but something I noticed afterwards, when the cameras finished rolling, and everyone rose from their seats, prepping for the mass exodus: Conan O’Brien walks back to the set. A woman stands there waiting for him, probably a set PA. Without looking her in the eye or saying thank you, he hands her his microphone, then disappears behind
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