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CAA and the Barbelling of the Talent Business
CAA and the Barbelling of the Talent Business
The CAA-ICM merger, in retrospect, became inevitable as the talent industry consolidated. But it also reflects the new reality that Hollywood’s representation ecosystem has split in two.
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CAA and the Barbelling of the Talent Business
WaPo Sweepstakes & The Cassidy Hutchinson Market
WaPo Sweepstakes & The Cassidy Hutchinson Market
The plot thickens as antsy Post staffers wonder whom C.E.O. Fred Ryan will pick to succeed the beloved Fred Hiatt. Meanwhile, more news on Susan Rice’s ascent and Cassidy Hutchinson’s next moves.
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WaPo Sweepstakes & The Cassidy Hutchinson Market
The G.O.P. Inside Conversation on Roe
The G.O.P. Inside Conversation on Roe
During the past few days, I’ve been talking to Republican operatives across D.C. They were all careful not to gloat, but they’ve also been shocked at how little the Democratic Party is doing to fight back.
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The G.O.P. Inside Conversation on Roe
D.C. Insiders Grapple with the Politics of Roe
D.C. Insiders Grapple with the Politics of Roe
Since the ruling dropped on Friday, I’ve been working the phones to canvas political insiders about what they’re hearing and projecting. Here are the handful of themes that people are privately talking about right now.
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D.C. Insiders Grapple with the Politics of Roe
Kavanaugh & the New Fortune 500 Civil War
Kavanaugh & the New Fortune 500 Civil War
In a post-Roe world, each and every subject related to abortion will invite legal scrutiny: new attempts to regulate corporate behavior will come not just from states hostile to abortion, but also blue states that wish to punish those who interfere with someone’s ability to get an abortion.
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Kavanaugh & the New Fortune 500 Civil War
Crypto Civil War & Wall Street’s ‘24 Agenda
Crypto Civil War & Wall Street’s ‘24 Agenda
News and notes on Bitcoin’s true believers, BuzzFeed’s self-immolation, Buffett’s $19 million meal, and the cynical upside of divided government.
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Crypto Civil War & Wall Street’s ‘24 Agenda
hyrule bitchstoria
hyrule bitchstoria
I always have to give to advice to people, so I might as well post it here. I have completely filled 6 journals in my life. I love journaling, but a lot of people think that they aren’t capable of...
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hyrule bitchstoria
Escape from Spiderhead
Escape from Spiderhead
“I was sad that love could feel so real and the next minute be gone, and all because of something Abnesti was doing.”
·newyorker.com·
Escape from Spiderhead
Dear J.J., Welcome to the New Warner Bros…
Dear J.J., Welcome to the New Warner Bros…
Abrams, who has a $250 million overall deal with Warner Bros., risks becoming a casualty of the new cost consciousness in Hollywood as David Zaslav’s management team wonders, what are we actually getting for all that money?
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Dear J.J., Welcome to the New Warner Bros…
Live a little
Live a little
if your label lets you
·loremipsumwtf.substack.com·
Live a little
The Case Against Appeasement
The Case Against Appeasement
Allowing Russia to impose its will on the Ukrainians in the name of peace—denying their agency, both as a people and as a democratic state—isn’t justice, and it won’t bring peace.
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The Case Against Appeasement