Hollywood, How Do I Love You?

by Kim Lavine

Let Me Count the Ways

#10: MASSIVE INFERIORITY COMPLEX

If you made it here you WILL make it in LA
View of NYC from the top of the Empire State Building, where we met with potential partners for THE NEXT BIG DREAM

View of NYC from the top of the Empire State Building, where we met with potential partners for THE NEXT BIG DREAM

#9 DREAMS GET FINANCED

But you're still going to need a PowerPoint
View of the Hollywood Hills from my room at the Beverly Hilton, preparing for meetings for THE NEXT BIG DREAM

View of the Hollywood Hills from my room at the Beverly Hilton, preparing for meetings for THE NEXT BIG DREAM

#8 YOU CAN PITCH BY JUST SAYING

TED + SXSW + American Idol + $200MILLION 
Having my breakfast of fruit and granola next to the David Hockney pool at the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel preparing for our meeting with CBS

Having my breakfast of fruit and granola next to the David Hockney pool at the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel preparing for our meeting with CBS

#7: THE HIGHEST CONCENTRATION OF CREATIVELY-TALENTED PEOPLE

On Earth Making ART > Daily.
View of the Hollywood Hills and the Andaz Hotel on Sunset, where I stayed to pitch THE NEXT BIG DREAM to production companies

View of the Hollywood Hills and the Andaz Hotel on Sunset, where I stayed to pitch THE NEXT BIG DREAM to production companies

#6: GAY ENTOURAGES

I ♥ Gays
Detail from the lobby at the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel, where the first Academy Awards were held.

Detail from the lobby at the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel, where the first Academy Awards were held.

#5: NO GEEKS

Content is King
Room Service at the Beverly Hilton preparing for a days pitch meetings for THE NEXT BIG DREAM. I guess this emotional dramatic thing is working for me.

Room Service at the Beverly Hilton preparing for a days pitch meetings for THE NEXT BIG DREAM. I guess this emotional dramatic thing is working for me.

#4 PASSIONATE, CREATIVE, DRIVEN PEOPLE

Rule 
Old Hollywood living in the heart of West Hollywood, where dreams are born

Old Hollywood living in the heart of West Hollywood, where dreams are born

 #3: TWO WORDS

Dream Factory
My agent Neil Bagg of Buchwald, who is NOTHING like Ari Gold

My agent Neil Bagg of Buchwald, who is NOTHING like Ari Gold

#2 NO BARRIERS TO ENTRY

But a Dream
View of the Hollywood Hills from my agent's office on Wilshire Blvd

View of the Hollywood Hills from my agent's office on Wilshire Blvd

 #1 YOU EMBRACE ALL OUR HUMANITY, PASSIONS, FAILURES, FRAILITY

Dreams 
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