The What What in the Butt parody case, Words with Friends, and a skinamatic turn toward the surreal. This one is NSFW.
Love will conquer all … well, everything except a good divorce attorney. Hollywood marriages are as fleeting as the season’s fashion trends. A prenuptial agreement is a contract between two people prior to marriage where various terms including property distribution and spousal support are spelled out if the marriage ends in divorce. Prenups are often [...]
Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as entirely relatable as the People of Wal-Mart: • Tax attorney William Halby was given a not-so-happy ending this week when a tax court denied deductions of more than $100,000 that Halby spent on porn and sluts, which he claimed as medical expenses. Mainly because he didn’t have receipts? “The [...]
“Seriously, it is hard to take the show very seriously.” —The Washington Post “It ends up as pretty middle-of-the-road TV fare.” —Zap2It “Nothing in it argues that it needed to be made other than to give the people who made it something to do.” —Los Angeles Times And most importantly: “The legal and romantic plot [...]
RAISING THE BAR Premieres Labor Day, TNT, 10 p.m. Synopsis: Life of a righteous public defender and his friends, who just so happen to be prosecutors and judicial clerks. And really cute. Pedigree: A+. Steven Bochco. The Cravath, Swaine & Moore of television producers. Emmy Award winning credits include L.A. Law, Hill Street Blues and [...]
Title and Employer? Partner in Bloom, Hergott, Diemer, Rosenthal, LaViolette & Feldman, LLP, an entertainment firm in Beverly Hills that specializes in motion pictures and television. So what does a hotshot entertainment lawyer really do? Complain about “the business” while eating lunch at a fancy Hollywood restaurant. When not busy doing that, an entertainment lawyer [...]
Oh, actors and their sort-of-bands—can they ever really do any harm? Turns out, if you’re Virgin Records/EMI and the band in question is headed by doll-face actor Jared Leto, then, yes. Leto’s vanity-project-cum-band, 30 Seconds to Mars, apparently signed a five-record deal with Virgin/EMI back in 1999—but funnily enough, the band has only come out [...]
Current title and employer? Supervising Producer, Private Practice Sounds fancy, but what do you really do? I’m a television writer. Basically, I sit around with the other members of our show’s staff (on Private Practice, there are 8 of us) and try to come up with stories that will keep you from switching over to [...]