[SFRA-L] robb on PKD / BLADE RUNNER and Money

Lewis Murphy atlscifiguy at bellsouth.net
Mon Mar 7 17:59:58 EST 2011

There tends to be a difference in the amount of money involved in each 
of these investment opportunities.


On 3/7/2011 5:06 PM, Easterbrook, Neil wrote:
> And I want to add to another thing.
> There's a fundamental difference between guy putting his hard earned 
> bucks into an index fund, into a factory, and into a film.
> Guy invests in an index fund and he gets a quarterly statement, so no 
> surprises and no thrills.
> Guy invests in a dog food factory, he gets to meet another guy named 
> Murray, his clip-on tie and his sick horse. Tho he has to go to Duluth.
> But a guy invests in a picture then he gets to go to set, have a 
> frapo-moco-drinko-chino brought to him by an ingénue named Ashley, 
> have dinner with the principals, and then play tennis with Chachi.
> Any individual investor in a Hollywood picture isn't engaged merely 
> with profits. There are other protocols active.
> --N
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