And how my work as a Hollywood Agent was about Stroking Ego's With One Hand, & Stoking Insecurity with Another.
I've shared what insiders have known for a long time, that this is a Risky Business, especially when you are Trapped In The Closet, and introduced you to a kindred soul, Emmy award winning screenwriter Robert Averch, A Hollywood Republican.
My job as an agent included making sure I met and knew everyone worth knowing and came with an expense account which I needed to use or it would imply I simply wasn't doing my job well; which meant I could often be found eating breakfast at The Four Seasons where studio heads, directors of development, and assorted celebs indulged in dealmaking over Cottage Cheese Lemon Pancakes and juice smoothies. I took clients,(actors, writers, cinematographers) development execs, producers, directors, publicists, managers and casting directors to lunch or dinner at the trendiest " see and be seen" restaurant du jour; walked down the red carpet to attend film premieres and every freaking award show imaginable, and attended three important film festivals: Sundance , Cannes, and The Toronto Film Festival, where one always comes across Celebrities, Suits, & Gawkers, Oh My!
I've talked about the Actor and the Mullahs not just once, but Twice!
And revisisted Hollywood History with The Actors and the Communists.
And discussed the on going battle of Hollywood Vs America
I've shared an insightful piece "Hollywood Elementary" about the Child Actor's Program which takes place at The Oakwood, Toluca Lake, where I lived.
There's more but until I get around to writing again, I suggest watching "Entourage"