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Portrait of the Artist as a Middle-Aged Publicist

Bumble Ward, who handles PR for Tarantino, Paul Thomas Anderson, and many other noted directors, is quitting the business to write a novel. According to Variety:

“I discovered writing is where my heart is, and I am going to give it a shot,” she said.

What will Bumble write? We’re hoping it’s something like The Devil Wears Prada in reverse: a thinly-veiled roman a clef from a grizzled media veteran about her annoying assistant.

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