Anatomy of a Disruptor: Is Ricky Gervais Hollywood’s Elon Musk?

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What is a disruptor? What does it take to be one? And do you have what it takes?

This episode attempts to define the five characteristics of true disruptor. It was inspired by Ricky Gervais’s hilarious, defiant monologue at the Golden Globes, where he skewered Hollywood hypocrisy. So did Ricky disrupt Hollywood? If not, what did he do? And what will it take? And who is the real deal? Lots of great stuff here.

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PS – here’s Ricky’s full monologue:



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