What happened on May 26, 2003
In reality, all they want is a little respect Erik Nelson, Erik Nelson is the creator and executive producer of such cretinous reality classics as "Busted on the Job," "When Good Times Go Bad" and "Red Handed." He is the president of a production company named, surprisingly enough, Termite Art.
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Just Looking To Fit In Mark Arax, Daniel Hernandez, Robert J. Lopez and Jennifer Mena, This story was reported and written by Times staff writers Mark Arax, Daniel Hernandez, Robert J. Lopez and Jennifer Mena.
Hollywood Plays to the Pimply Frank Pierson, Frank Pierson, who wrote "Cat Ballou," "Cool Hand Luke" and "Dog Day Afternoon," among other films, is president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This is adapted from a speech to the graduating class of USC's film school.