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Rhonda Talbot
Works at Boss Films
Attended University of California, San Diego
Lives in Los Angeles
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Because I also like graphs...
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So good... great read...
The movies can put a positive spin on anything. Seeing the world anew, or for the first time, becomes an allegory of motherhood and childhood in Room, which puts its protagonist (Brie Larson) in a situation not unlike Matt Damon’s in The Martian, but Earthbound, and worse.
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Parenting again... this time there is too much stuff!!
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This has to stop, this nation is sinking, where will the new leaders come from? 
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Did I already post this? Well you can't be too careful..
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The Family That Showers Together Doesn't Go To Jail! -- on the CA drought and my earlier recollections of Marin County.
"The California I knew is gone, doesn't exist... little pockets, farm country....fresh produce stands with avocados and date palms. An artichoke for a buck. All wiped out now." This post is not in any way to make light of our...
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As a professor, I don’t feel like the classroom should be a safe space. I feel like it should be an unsafe space.

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The acclaimed essayist on coping with heckling—from her mom
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Raising winners, not whiners...
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Love this.... God will never give you more than you can handle. While some may believe it is theologically correct, depending on your definitions, it is singularly unhelpful to the person who is neck-deep in a crisis, trying to swim against a Tsunami. A wonderful phrase recently came from Support for Special Needs. 
God will never give you more than you can handle. While some may believe it is theologically correct, depending on your definitions, it is singularly unhelpful to the person who is neck-deep in a c...
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“Give up the feeling of responsibility, let go your hold, resign the care of your destiny to higher powers, be genuinely indifferent to what becomes of it all, and you will find not only that you gain a perfect inward relief, but often also, in addition, the particular goods you sincerely thought you were renouncing.”  The co-opting of meditation into business.. interesting pov...
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Very well written piece by Kamy Wicoff on divorce... So very true...
It is hard to hold such totally contradictory thoughts in my mind, but I have to because they are both true. Divorce gave me a new life, but divorce also destroyed the life I always hoped and dreamed I'd have, and I still mourn the loss of it....
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  • University of California, San Diego
    Film
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Writing, business
  • Stanford University
    Writing
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Author, screenwriter, film exec, film consultant, film producer
Introduction
Film exec, producer, writer, film director, journalist, screen/teleplay writer, juggler mother....
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Few books on Amazon, published in LA Times, Salon, More, Literary Orphans, Rusty Nail, Huffpo, Examiner, NYTimes, among others. Some stories, articles on http://thedevilstrifecta.com
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Author, screenwriter, film exec, journalist, film director
Skills
Film consultant, screenwriter, author, essayist, journalist, editor
Employment
  • Boss Films
    Owner, 2010 - present
    Working as published writer, as well as screenwriter. Packaging movies. Have a number of film projects in various stages of pre-production. Now working film I wrote, which I will direct. Pre-production.
  • I'm Boss
    film exec, author, screenwriter, film producer, app creator, humorist, performer, present
    Film acquisition, packaging, financing of American films
  • Pathé, Tobis Film, Canal Plus, Telepool, ARD
    Acquisition Exec, financiar, production exec., LA based, 1991 - 2010
    Film acquisition, packaging, financing of American films. Also published writer, screenwriter. Rhonda Talbot is an author, memoirist, essayist, screenwriter and journalist. She has also spent the last 15 years developing feature films and setting up Hollywood co-productions for some of the largest film entities in Europe. Some of the motion pictures she was involved in include Virgin Suicides, Italian for Beginners, Babel, Bound, Memento, Love Happens, Blair Witch, Hotel Rwanda, The Hannibal Films, Monsters Ball, The Burning Plain, Brokeback Mountain, Crash, Drive. website: http://thedevilstrifecta.com. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0847962/ Her novel A Halfway Decent Girl was published in 2003, later optioned for film, now in pre-production. Her short story, Revenge Baby, is included in the comedic anthology What Was I Thinking, 58 Bad Boyfriend Stories, published by St. Martins. She is now finishing her 2nd book, a comedic memoir. Talbot also performs comedy throughout Los Angeles. Her stories and essays have been published in More Magazine, Literary Orphans, The Los Angeles Times, The Rusty Nail, The Examiner, Thought Catalogue, Cultural Weekly, Salon and Ploughshares to names a few. She is the featured contributor on parenting and family issues at http://www.theexaminer.com/parenting-in-los-angeles.
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Los Angeles
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Detroit - Paris, Rome, Spain, Argentia, Brazil, Rio, St. Tropez, Cannes, Milan, Rome, South Africa, Vancouver, Toronto..to name few