KCRW's Martini Shot

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Veteran TV writer Rob Long shares his behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood life with Martini Shot, a four-minute weekly commentary heard during KCRW's broadcast of NPR's All Things Considered.More from KCRW's Martini Shot »

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Too Clever

Rob figures out how to save Al Jazeera America cable news network. Too late, of course, but he does figure it out.

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Boat Act

Is being a Donald Trump impersonator is a major career move or a boat act?

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Slideshow

Rob gets super financial and explains a hedge fund Powerpoint deck.

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Spoilers

Rob gives away all the secrets to Star Wars and doesn't even say Spoiler Alert.

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Homework

Unsolicited advice to someone who is more famous and successful than Rob, just like a real journalist.

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Sell the House

A new rule for keeping a TV audience engaged in a show: you just kill all of the good guys.

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Listen In

What every tired and out-of-material stand up comic does: talk about the differences between New York and Los Angeles — as if there are any.

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Listen In

What every tired and out-of-material stand up comic does: talk about the differences between New York and Los Angeles — as if there are any.

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Too Many Interactions

Rob sets up an email to set up a conference call and then a text to remind himself about it and then a call after the call to talk about what happened on the call. It's called "work" but not much work gets done.

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