Monthly Archives: January 2012

Getting The Globes to think globally

As he wrapped up the 2012 Golden Globes, Ricky Gervais light-heartedly but quite pointedly told the room full of glitterati:  “I hope you enjoyed your goodie-bags, your champagne and your gold. I hope they took your mind off the recession for a little while!”  This was a shocking remark. Who could expect less of Mr. […]


Can you see your own mask

An executive producer I once had dealings with in Hollywood would not only wear his mirrored sunglasses indoors, but would keep them on during meetings. This was irritating, but neither I nor his other friends could talk him out of it. “People love to look at themselves,” he told us. “When they try to look […]