"It’s unclear if Venit’s alleged intent was overtly sexual or if it was aggressive horseplay that crossed a line." Is this seriously a question Variety's editors and writers are pondering?Read More
Working at top Hollywood talent Agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), I read countless scripts of varying levels of quality. But it was always easy to spot the screenplays that came from the rookies...Read More
If you expect Hollywood to be fair, think again. Here's the thing, there's an illusion of fairness that's perpetuated in the industry. But like so much else, it's not real.
Take the mailroom for example. Like many others I started out by working in the mailroom of Hollywood talent agency, William Morris Endeavor (WME). In Hollywood it's common for agents and executives to start this way. It's supposed to be a way of paying dues before getting a more important job.Read More
“Oh I would never cry at work!”
That's what I thought before I worked in Hollywood. But my confidence was delusional. In fact, I cried on more than one occasion when I worked in this seemingly glamorous industry.
The simple reality is that Hollywood work is demanding. Bosses are short-tempered, and complaints and profanity are prevalent. So even those with thick-skin can reach their limit.Read More