Maverick on Maverick
For those attending the South by Southwest Film Festival, which begins Friday in Austin, a quick note: Michael Eisner, the former CEO of The Walt Disney Company whose 2004 ouster led to this brilliant book in '05, was already scheduled to speak on Tuesday. Specifically, the former boss at ABC and Paramount Pictures -- who's profiled in The New York Times today, matter of fact -- will be in Austin to talk about his latest venture, a new-media company called Vuguru.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Observer's biggest stories.
- Live From London: Your Holiday Weekend Weather Apocaforecast
- Oak Lawn Protesters Pick Fight With Philip Kingston
- Just in Time for Thanksgiving Travel, Love Field Breaks Out New Parking System