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Stories of famous or well-known men who get nervous with women

I'm looking for stories of famous men (contemporary preferred, but historical ok) who discuss being nervous when approaching or dealing with women. Please cite sources and I will look them up.
posted by 4midori on May 27, 2013 - 3 answers

Where did I read this speech?

Commencement Address Filter: Can you help me find a graduation speech (I think it was given by a celebrity, and I think at an Ivy League school) about how modern relationships have the problem of depending on one person to be all the people in someone's life. Other hints inside. [more inside]
posted by chocolatemilkshakes on Apr 25, 2012 - 3 answers

How much will a publisher pay for rights to shoot at your house?

I am in a unique situation. A celebrity rented my house as a residence and used it for commercial purposes under the auspices that she was owner of the home. Aside from tv usage, it has also recently come to my attention that my home has been featured prominently in a New York Times Best Selling book. My partner and I are going 'round and 'round about this. He says we should just settle with the production and publishing company directly ourselves, and that an entertainment attorney would milk it for all it's worth, leaving us with less than if we were to negotiate with the companies directly. I know about film and television. However, I know NOTHING about the publishing industry, or how much an owner would get paid for prominent coverage in the second of a two-part best-selling series of books. Does anyone by any chance have any clue where or how we could procure this information? Also, please weigh in...attorney, or no attorney?
posted by zagyzebra on Jun 21, 2011 - 27 answers

Who is this?

Who is this?
posted by Trurl on May 26, 2011 - 19 answers

Getting a celebrity to help our nonprofit?

How do we get a (music) celebrity to help promote an event in a YouTube-type video? Our community nonprofit is having a month-long event in June, and my daydream is to get some (recognizable) musician/band in a video that we could post on our very popular Facebook page. Ideally, he/she would say something like, "If I weren't on tour in [wherever] right now, I'd definitely be at [event name]! Don't miss it!" How do I even attempt this? I'm in a medium-sized city on the East Coast.
posted by trillian on May 24, 2011 - 10 answers

Tiger Blood! It's got what Vatican assassin warlocks crave!

Have any products or industries capitalized on Charlie Sheen's rants? [more inside]
posted by dubold on Mar 18, 2011 - 10 answers

Celebrity costume conundrum

A friend of my partner has decided to have a celebrity-theme fancy dress party for her birthday. Help me – a short, round, very non-celebrity looking lady – come up with some sort of costume. [more inside]
posted by t0astie on Jan 5, 2011 - 30 answers

The Devil Sells Prada Eyeglasses

I think the optician who sold us glasses today played a devil in a 90s movie but he won't admit to it. How can I figure out if I'm right if I don't know his name? [more inside]
posted by smirkyfodder on Oct 9, 2010 - 20 answers

Body and beats, for whom does he stain his sheets?

Celebrity Sexual Preference-filter: Does Gordon Gano, singer of the Violent Femmes, like boys, girls, or both?
posted by Jon_Evil on Oct 17, 2009 - 9 answers

Governator in Better Days

I'm looking for a B&W 70s picture of Arnold Schwarzenegger in a tuxedo with a large buck-toothed grin and bad hair backstage after winning an award (for, I assume, Stay Hungry in 1977). [more inside]
posted by benzenedream on Jul 31, 2009 - 3 answers

I, the accidental paparazzo: the celebrity I shot at Central Park wants to use my pictures

I, the accidental paparazzo: the celebrity I shot at Central Park wants to use my pictures. Do I negotiate some financial compensation or just sign the release in exchange for having my name on the photo credits? [more inside]
posted by AnyGuelmann on Oct 10, 2008 - 20 answers

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