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“The Hobbit” Offers Fans a Way to Love Them Even More

One of the most powerful things you can do in many cases is to charge more. If you’ve got any kind of audience at all, part of that audience likes you and is willing to pay you more if you have something more that you can offer them. This ticket package to the movie The Hobbit may or may not be a huge success, but given the size and passion of its worldwide audience, there’s almost certainly a market that …

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Be the Jackie Chan of Live Entertainment

For those of you who don’t know Jackie Chan, he’s a very famous action hero and martial artist, best known in America for the Rush Hour movie series, but even more famous in Asia. Here’s a truly archetypal Jackie Chan moment. If you’re pressed for time, skip the first minute or so, and go straight to the fighting. As you watch it, take note: There’s no CGI here. Chan does all his own stunts. Of course, the acting could be …

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Designate a Day for Taking Pictures With Cast

The headline reads: Joe Manganiello calls out audience photographer during A Streetcar Named Desire. And remember, Joe can turn into a werewolf if he gets angry, so for all of our sakes, refrain from the urge to take pictures. The other side of this, of course, is that some people love your shows enough to want to take pictures of them. Here’s an idea to borrow from your brothers and sisters in baseball: Have a picture day! Major League teams …

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