It's All Lies and That's the Truth: and 49 More Rules from 50 Years of Trying to Make a Living in Hollywood by Bernie Brillstein, David Rensin |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
It's All Lies and That's the Truth: and 49 More Rules from 50 Years of Trying to Make a Living in Hollywood

It's All Lies and That's the Truth: and 49 More Rules from 50 Years of Trying to Make a Living in Hollywood

by Bernie Brillstein, David Rensin
     
 

Legendary Hollywood supermanager and producer Bernie Brillstein reveals his collection of wisdom gleaned from his fifty years of insight, instinct, and experience in both business and life.

An uncommon collection of common sense, The Little Stuff Matters Most delivers the hard and fast lessons of Brillstein's unparalleled business experience in

Overview

Legendary Hollywood supermanager and producer Bernie Brillstein reveals his collection of wisdom gleaned from his fifty years of insight, instinct, and experience in both business and life.

An uncommon collection of common sense, The Little Stuff Matters Most delivers the hard and fast lessons of Brillstein's unparalleled business experience in fifty pithy, wise, and completely entertaining essays. Brillstein, whose name is synonymous with some of the highest-profile Hollywood careers, shares these invaluable lessons in the clever, unfailingly honest, and inimitable tone for which he is known and loved.
Memorable tips include:
-Know the difference between “hot” and “good”
-Only doctors and hookers need pagers
-Don't pet the snakes
-Have an opinion, even it it's wrong
-It's all lies, and that's the truth
-When your time has come, success will find you
-The stomachache—and other gastrointestinal warnings Each of the book's fifty “Bernie-isms” is followed by refreshing commentary, peppered with colorful tales from Bernie's career and clever drawings by acclaimed New Yorker cartoonist David Sipress. This book is the next best thing to having your own personal manager on call 24/7—without having to fork over 15 percent of your paycheck.

“This is the best self-help book I've read in years. The Little Stuff Matters Most should be required reading for everybody—and it's funny, too!”—Larry King

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592401604
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/20/2005
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.34(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

Bernie Brillstein is the founding partner of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, the most powerful management/production company in Hollywood. His current personal clients include Rob Lowe, Wayne Brady, Martin Short, and Saturday Night Live creator/producer Lorne Michaels. During his career, Brillstein has also represented Jim Henson, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, and many others. He is also the author, with David Rensin, of Where Did I Go Right?: You're No One in Hollywood Unless Someone Wants You Dead.
David Rensin has coauthored eleven books and five New York Times bestsellers. His latest is the bestselling The Mailroom: Hollywood History from the Bottom Up.

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