Tag Archives: Sharon Waxman

Hollywood Crackpot of the Month: David Poland

And the “Hollywood Crackpot of the Month” is David Poland David Poland upgraded to “Hollywood Crackpot of the Year” On file at the Internal Revenue Service is a 2006 tax document submitted by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, a non-profit group that each year hosts the Critics Choice Awards on[...]

Hollywood Blogger Wars Part 2: Crackpot Ratings – Nikki Finke, Sharon Waxman, David Poland, Jeffrey Wells…

And this month’s HollywoodNews.com “Crackpot of the Month Winner” is David Poland By Robert W. Welkos The life of a Hollywood blogger can be exciting. There are red-carpet premieres to attend. Oscar races to handicap. Film festivals in far-off locales to visit. Movie stars and cutting-edge directors to interview. And[...]

The Wrap secures funding to support expansion of the site

Congratulations to Sharon Waxman and The Wrap team for securing funding to support the expansion of TheWrap.com. Below the press release: (Los Angeles) – April 26, 2010 – TheWrap.com, the fastest growing news organization covering the business of entertainment and media, has raised a $2 million B round capital investment[...]

Inside The Blogger Wars Part I: Finke, Waxman, Poland and Wells among others

PART 2 IS NOW LIVE. CLICK HERE TO READ “Inside the Blogger Wars: Crackpot Ratings” By Robert W. Welkos – SCROLL DOWN to read PART I After someone slipped “The Hollywood Reporter” the script for the HBO comedy “Tilda,” the trade publication said it looked as if the title character,[...]

Inside the Hollywood Blogger Wars – Part 1

PART 2 IS NOW LIVE. READ “Inside the Blogger Wars: Crackpot Ratings” HERE THE PART 1 POST IS NOW LIVE. READ THE ARTICLE HERE Get ready for the inside look behind the Hollywood Blogger Wars…the good, the bad, and the ugly. Jeff Wells on David Poland: “Poland is an Islamic[...]

Sharon Waxman: No comment on The Hollywood Reporter job

BY ROBERT W. WELKOS Intrigue. Suspense. Denials. No comments. The latest episode in the Tiger Woods or the Jesse James sex scandals? Hardly. It’s the industry buzz surrounding who will be the next editor-in-chief of The Hollywood Reporter, the venerable and now wounded entertainment trade publication. I bring this up[...]

Blogger Wars: Chapter 2 – Nikki Finke vs. Sharon Waxman

By ROBERT W. WELKOS Chapter 2 – The Nikki-Sharon Wars: The blogger wars heated up Friday with Nikki Finke of Deadline Hollywood fame and Sharon Waxman of The Wrap tangling over Finke’s jaw-dropping contention that she turned down a lucrative offer (a $1 million condo in Malibu among other things)[...]