Archives: June 2008
InkStainedRetch at TellZell thinks a protest is a good idea.
“It’s clear that Sam Zell wants a world without journalists. So, for a day, let’s give him his wish. On July 9, I encourage all Tribune employees to call in sick to protest his destruction of our newspapers. If any reporter, photographer or other journalist cannot do that, then use the July 10 edition for a byline, cutline or masthead strike.
I refuse to let serious journalism die without a fight.”
We don’t want to hear the LAT death rattle. We’ll take the war cries over that.
Wait — actors vs. actors. Sounds hot. What show are you talking about?
He clearly doesn’t have to spend any time around talent. We think maybe he was thinking ‘actresses’. But it’s still WaPo and kind of creepy.
Okay actors – now you’ve gotten enough attention and you don’t need to strike.
Howard Brandy, a publicist in film and music over a career spanning nearly five decades and known as the model for the cartoon character Dudley Do-Right, died last Monday after a long illness. He was 79.
In the 1950s, Brandy represented teen heartthrobs Fabian and Frankie Avalon before going on to work with Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, the Fifth Dimension, Lionel Richie, Captain & Tennille and the Monkees. He also headed publicity for A&M records, Uni Records and Motown.
Schoenkopf, aka Commie Girl, is a laugh-riot and a great story teller. So come out and support her. Saturday, 5 p.m. 8818 Sunset Blvd., W. Hollywood.
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If you haven’t checked out Cassette From My Ex, yet – now is your chance.
Jason Bitner co-creator of Found Magazine set up a site where writers give him their old mix tapes. They tell the tale of how this tape came into being. And Bitner makes an MP3 of the tape to listen to on the site.