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Dan Mirvish

Large Appliance Attacks on Directors: Michael Bay Just the Latest

Dan Mirvish | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

Though rare, the incident is far from the only case of large appliances being used to attack film directors.

What Sharknados and Operas Can Teach Indie Films

Dan Mirvish | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

The bottom line though is it's become increasingly tough for smaller films to get - and then hold - bookings in traditional art houses, when they're up against the Weinsteins and Searchlights of the world.

Hollywood Director Apologizes for Weiner Press Conference

Dan Mirvish | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Dan Mirvish

I would like to apologize for the horribly inappropriate product placement of my movie Between Us in Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin's press conference...

Hollywood Warns Gays: Careful What You Wish For (WATCH)

Dan Mirvish | Posted 08.27.2013 | Divorce
Dan Mirvish

As same sex couples start to register at Crate & Barrel, shouldn't they wonder: Of all the institutions to be committed to, is marriage really the sanest choice? If Hollywood is any guide, it probably isn't.

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.

Hathaway Effect Again? Wardrobe Malfunction Gives Buffett a Rise

Dan Mirvish | Posted 02.21.2013 | Business
Dan Mirvish

Now that the Hathaway Effect has been widely acknowledged, how could it be manipulated? Now I'm not suggesting any nefarious motives or a full-scale Elizabeth Warren-inspired NYSE investigation into vaginagate, but...

VIDEO: Petraeus Scandal Anticipated in Giuliani 'Ad' 5 Years Ago

Dan Mirvish | Posted 01.14.2013 | Media
Dan Mirvish

The David Petraeus scandal is a tragedy of personal and global importance. Who could have possibly predicted such an undoing? None other than fake pundit Martin Eisenstadt... five years ago, to be exact.

From Sarah to Sandy: Why the '08 Campaign Was Way More Fun

Dan Mirvish | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Dan Mirvish

Instead of Hockey Mom Sarah, now we have Frankenstorm Sandy. Instead of commercials comparing Paris Hilton to Barack Obama, we now watch everything on DVR. And instead of the ill-conceived elevation of Joe the Plumber to national folk hero, this time we got ill-advised pronouncements about rape.

The Slamdance Film Festival Turns 18: Talking With Co-Founder Dan Mirvish on the State of the Indie

Terry Keefe | Posted 03.21.2012 | Entertainment
Terry Keefe

Although the recession certainly cut back on the acquisitions budgets of independent film distributors, Mirvish believes that Park City will see a lot of film-buying activity shortly.

A Satirical Pundit Foreshadowed Anthony Weiner's Woes in 2009 Book

Terry Keefe | Posted 08.17.2011 | Books
Terry Keefe

For those who were shocked, shocked about Anthony Weiner's behavior, they were perhaps among those who never read the critically-acclaimed novel I Am ...

Is Warren Buffett the Next Harry Winston? Ask Anne Hathaway

Dan Mirvish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dan Mirvish

Come next Oscar season, will Warren Buffet be the next Harry Winston, decking out Hathaway and other Hollywood starlets in million-dollar jewels?

Why Christina Aguilera Won't Win an Oscar

Dan Mirvish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

If nothing else Burlesque should be a contender (if not a shoo-in nomination) for this year's Oscar for Best Original Musical. What? You've never heard of such a category?

You Won't Believe What Martin Eisenstadt Said At The White House Correspondents Dinner

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Tucker

TIME.com followed several members of the "elite Twitterati" as they attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner in the ballroom of the Washington ...

Filmmakers Behind Fake McCain Adviser Discuss Tricking The Media (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dan Mirvish and Eitan Gorlin appeared on CNN's Reliable Sources to discuss how they tricked the media by creating a fake McCain adviser named Martin E...

Martin Eisenstadt: The Man Who Fooled The Media — Just Not Carl Cameron

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times Thursday identifies the man behind the elaborate hoax that tricked some members of the media into reporting that a McCain adviser n...