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'Ari Gold' leaves Broadway show

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Moderator1, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Says he has a high level of mercury. Pretty snarky quote from the playwright in there.

  2. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Love Mamet, but he can be a bitch, especially when it comes to his ex-wife.
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Wow. Just wow.

    That's the kind of joke I would make.
  4. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    He basically hung one of his shows out to dry because she got all the money. Can't recall which one.
  5. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    American Buffalo.
  6. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Too bad. The production got terrific reviews, particularly focusing on Piven's and Elizabeth Moss's (Peggy in Mad Men) performances.
  7. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I marvel every time I see Entourage and those commercials for Speed The Plow and wonder how Piven went from balding nerd who occassionally essayed the weasely douchebag who gets his comeuppance to slick I-rule-the-world-with-my full-hair-of-head piece of crap. He spent multiple years on Ellen. ON ELLEN! Oh yeah and he played George Costanza in the show-within-a-show on Seinfeld...15 years ago! And he was a balding nerd in One Crazy Summer...23 years ago!

    Now I read interviews with the guy and it's obvious he's not leaving Ari Gold at the studio. What an insufferable sounding guy. Bad news, dude. You're 44 next year. Time is ticking.
  8. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    My wife met him 10 years ago.

    Utter prick.
  9. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Mercury fucks with your mind. Cut the guy a break.
    I wonder if he's cold?
  10. Bob Slydell

    Bob Slydell Active Member

    He was balding in Singles, 16 years ago.

    Didn't he and John Cusack have a falling out? They were big friends, but I'm sure Piven became mega-douche. I have a good Derby story about Piven I don;t have to share write now.
  11. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    "What's so funny about...peace, peace, peace...love and under...peace, peace/ Death Row, what does a brother know? peace, peace. / Yow, wow, wow, wow, wow, kapow!"
  12. finishthehat

    finishthehat Active Member

    Graham Parker wrote a great song called "Mercury Poisoning," but in his case he was bitching about his crappy record label.

    "I got a dinosaur for a representative -- it's got a small brain and refuses to learn."
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