And a friend of mine who used to work for WME, the talent agency he heads, told me that young female assistants took great pains to dress stylishly for work, because if Emanuel even looked at you, it was a good day.
But what if most of what we think we know about Emanuel is misguided? People are often more complicated and interesting than their reputations, so what if I told you Emanuel can also be loving, sensitive, even soulful?
When I arrived, I would hand over all that was left of the woman who had spent 56 years as a slave in my family’s household.
It helps that Oppenheimer, a Princeton professor since 2002, has worked on or in some of the most important environmental programs of the modern era.The ashes filled a black plastic box about the size of a toaster. I put it in a canvas tote bag and packed it in my suitcase this past July for the transpacific flight to Manila.From there I would travel by car to a rural village."Little boys have always been fascinated by fighting and they seem almost biologically driven to act out elaborate mock battles complete with imaginary wounds and melodramatic deaths," writes the doctor.This insight applies to the modus operandi of the Emanuel adults today, with the mega-deal a substitue for combat.