10 Lies to Neither Believe nor Tell When Navigating an Entertainment Career

From exaggerating resumes to outright invention and self-delusion, take it from one who’s been there.

Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket from Walt Disney’s “Pinocchio”; Copyright 1940, The Walt Disney Company

The world of entertainment, in which I’ve made my living for nearly two decades as a writer and producer … is a pain in the ass.




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Joel Eisenberg

Joel Eisenberg

Joel Eisenberg is an award-winning author, screenwriter, and producer. The Oscar in the profile pic isn’t his but he’s scheming. WGA and Pen America member.

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