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How to Engineer a Lady MacGyver

Samara Bay | Posted 07.30.2015 | Impact
Samara Bay

Hollywood's quintessential TV show engineer - who was somehow both an 80's everyman complete with feathered haircut and also an action hero possessed of a profound understanding of the pure sciences - was Angus MacGyver.

Bill Cosby Dropped By Talent Agency CAA

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment

Bill Cosby has been dumped by his talent agency, CAA, and is currently without representation, according to Deadline Hollywood. According to the webs...

What Would Louie Do: Author David Rensin on Career and Collaboration With Louis Zamperini

Steve Karras | Posted 03.15.2015 | Books
Steve Karras

We seek advice in a variety of places (parents, friends, mentors), but when author David Rensin does -- at least for the past sixteen years -- he asks himself, "What would Louie do?"

Is Goldie Hawn Thinking Of Returning To Show Business?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Is Goldie Hawn coming back to the big screen? E! Online reports that the 68-year-old actress recently signed a contract to be represented by Creat...

Out of the Furnace: An Awesome Sleeper Movie!

Jay Weston | Posted 11.24.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Just when I thought this wonderful movie season could not get any better... it did. My Huffington readers are well aware of my rather far-out opin...

Top 9 Ways to Run a Negative Campaign (in Hollywood)

Dan Mirvish | Posted 08.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Dan Mirvish

One reason the CAAN'T campaign backfired is because nobody knows who to root for when one bully beats up another bully.

Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports Storm the Beach

Chris Koras | Posted 08.03.2013 | Sports
Chris Koras

It's no secret that Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports have chosen the athlete representation business as their next takeover target. But the business has been the subject of just criticism as dealings have been conducted with improper intentions that have left athletes in dubious circumstances.

Hollywood Agent Or Fashion Model?

2011-11-11-Screenshot20111111at3.30.52PM.png | Posted 03.14.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter and first appeared in the March 29 issue of the magazine. By Laurie Pike One rainy evening i...

Build - Geeks at the Geffen!

Jay Weston | Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The very talented Will Frears directed Build, playing at the Geffen Playhouse. This work is billed as being the world premiere and won the Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award.

Roseanne Barr and Legendary Concert Promoter Leonard Rowe Talk about Racism in Hollywood

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 09.10.2012 | Media
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice. -- Martin Luther King, Jr. On June 24, I had the opportunity to co-host with Ros...

We're Leading The 'Energy Star' Nation

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 04.18.2012 | Los Angeles

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual list of cities with the highest number of Energy Star buildings. Los Ang...

Christoper Nolan Is Out In The Name Of Loyalty

Posted 03.01.2012 | Los Angeles

"Cobb, I'm coming with you," says Ariadne, the female protagonist of Christopher Nolan's Academy Award winning film, "Inception." Now it looks lik...

The Senate Defeats Several Attacks on Clean Air and Carbon Reductions

Frances Beinecke | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

These votes make it clear: The Senate agrees with the Supreme Court that greenhouse gases are covered by the Clean Air Act.

Details: The Hottest Golden Globes Parties

latimes.com | Matt Donnelly, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Let's hope the Beverly Hilton Hotel is reinforced in steel come Golden Globes Sunday -- each year the awards telecast brings crushing star power to Be...

Private Equity Firm Buys 35% of CAA

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Private equity firm TPG Capital has bought a 35 percent stake in Creative Artists Agency, one of the largest talent agencies in Ho...

Super Agents In Turf Battle Over Role In Lebron James Deal

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Usually, when agents score a big deal they like to boast about it. But Creative Artists Agency has been curiously mum about a bona fide coup involv...

The End Of An Era?: CAA Partners Reportedly Cashing Out Of Agency

deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

My sources tell me that, after months and months of negotiations with potential financial partners pursued by CAA, the agency has focused on KKR -- Ko...

Creative Artists Weighs Equity Group Alliance To Expand Into Sports

nytimes.com | MICHAEL CIEPLY and MICHAEL J. De La MERCED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Creative Artists Agency, the powerhouse for entertainment and sports talent, has been in discussions with private equity firms like Kohlberg Kravi...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

The Sound of Service: It's Time to Bring MusicianCorps to LA

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Greenblatt

I attended a briefing this past week that still has me glowing with inspiration. It was a reminder of the miraculous potential of service and the raw power of music.

Is Hollywood Racist?

Nick Kreiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Nick Kreiss

A while ago Nikki Finke got a hold of an internal memo from CAA and posted it. How did the agency respond? They fired the Latino assistant they thought was responsible, even though nobody there in fact leaked it.

Amid Dismal Summer, Studio Execs Now Considering 'Originality'

deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Top agencies like CAA and WME are hosting intimate confabs with 20th Century Fox (Tom Rothman and/or Emma Watts) and Warner Bros (Jeff Robinov and/or ...

Tom Cruise To Speak At CAA Corporate Retreat

deadline.com | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Yes, the agents are leaving their Century City marble mausoleum for Ojai starting tomorrow because it's retreat time. For the next few days, the sched...

CAA Invests In Jeans Company

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The future of fashion in the entertainment industry just came into a little clearer focus this morning, with the announcement that Star Avenue Capital...