This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I go to a pitch meeting and at the end of it, I have no idea who is supposed to call whom. That used to be an agent’s job.
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, writers are firing their agents, even agents that they like. An agent said to me, some of my clients have cried on the phone while firing me. I’ve never felt so loved, and also fired.
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, I follow a chain, from some really bad advice, to jail, and then all the way to an Emmy.
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I commit technical violations of investment banking regulations by serving in an advisory capacity to certain mergers and acquisitions deals. Or I would, if anybody ever listened to me.
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I describe — as best I can — the current disagreement between the Writers Guild and the big talent agencies. And I come up with what I think is a pretty interesting compromise. As best I can.