Fly. Be Free.08/20/14
This week, Rob remembers the moment that Robin Williams threw eggs in the air and told them to "Fly. Be Free."
Rob gives you the tick tock on events in the media space. Which is what he always does, but now he's using hipper lingo.
Rob learns that in show business, if you try to be nice, you won?t get any credit, but if you don?t try, it?ll be worse. As usual, this applies beyond show business.
This week, Rob tells you the secret to having a hit TV show: the audience has to know when it?s on.
Rob talks about two of the more popular names for girl babies today ? Katniss and Khaleesi.If those names mean nothing to you, you need to watch more TV.
This week, Rob searches Spotify for a song called ?Wiggle? and gets some interesting songs to listen to.
Today, for the first time ever, Rob attempts to monetize Martini Shot, and even monetize this promo, by reminding everyone that my two books have been republished in one volume and are available on Amazon and fine bookstores everywhere.
Be Better Than
Rob learns a lesson from a highly competitive, brutally honest nine year-old. As if there?s any other kind.
On today?s Martini Shot Rob talk about two kinds of people: the ones who like conflict and the ones who avoid it. Guess which group is richer?
On today?s Martini Shot, Rob tries to limit himself to saying things that fit the following criteria: Is it true, is it kind, and is it necessary. It?s a very short Martini Shot.
You're Flooding It
Rob helps out a writer friend with a new script by giving him totally contradictory advice. In other words, he acts like an agent.
Money Isn't Funny
Rob tries to make everything funny, including two things that aren't: happy people and money trouble.
You're Not Exactly Fired
A writer Rob knows fires his assistant without telling him. But it has a happy ending. Well, not for the writer...
Rob gets all dressed up, because maybe a t-shirt and sneakers sends the wrong message. Why dress business casual for a business that isn't, really?
Rob takes his dog to the beach and watches her retrieves a tennis ball. And when someone compliments her, he takes credit for it. In other words, he acts like a producer.
Rob appears in all sorts of media, both video and audio, but no matter where he appears, it?s always the same: he looks tired and fat.
Rob flies through the air like a superhero. Actually, he just jumps over a puddle. But it feels the same.
Rob wrote this Martini Shot on a conference call. He also bought a ticket to New York. He does a lot of things when he's on a conference call. Except pay attention.
Rob becomes a director. One who occasionally forgets to say, "Cut." And "Action." Turns out, directing is hard work. Who knew?
Rob's punished for texting while driving, by being rear-ended by someone who was texting while driving. It's a morality tale...
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