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A friend told me about the casting notice for 'Queer Eye.' I was in Chicago and I had a contract with 'Esquire' magazine, so had been coming to New York City regularly and thought I'd catch a cheap flight, crash on a friend's sofa and do this hilarious audition that I had no chance of winning.
I want a new contract. I'm happy at United and I see my future here.
I know there's a great deal of speculation, and while I appreciate the interest, kind of, my contract ends in May and I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do. I'm fortunate to have a couple of opportunities to think long and hard about.
Fame came quickly. I was only 19 when I secured my initial recording contract and my first two hit records - 'Are 'Friends' Electric?' and 'Cars' - were number ones.
Nowadays a gold medal is a $1 million contract. Our athletes are our heroes.
I set the goal of getting a book contract by age thirty.
I got a couple of different contacts from publishing companies saying they'd be interested in a book about my work: not a kiss-and-tell book, which I specifically put in the contract. Just a book about my work and what I did.
I did a lot of personal appearances because I was under contract to ABC.
In the NFL they talk about 'contracts,' but it's not really a contract, it's a one year agreement. If you have a 10 year contract, it means nothing. If you get cut in the NFL, you get nothing. People don't talk about that.
Suddenly I had a contract and I was earning lots of money.
I would rather have gotten married than have a Hollywood contract.
The oldest theory of contract is I think negative.
One of the big mistakes Republicans made with the Contract with America is that they tried to do too much too fast, and people revolted against it.
I got all the schooling any actress needs. That is, I learned to write enough to sign contract.
So now, cut to ten years later, and I'm making this amazing contract with Pantene. It's incredible.
Make sure you know what you are signing when you sign a recording contract.
It took a long time to get out of my contract. The producers thought I was negotiating for more money.
My contract is just for this year, but I have an option for next year. It is not signed at this moment, but I am only concentrating on this year. I don't know exactly what I will do in the future.
I quit after my seven-year contract with Universal was up. I quit for 33 years.
The league, is doing well. It is just a matter of trying to sort some things out with my contract.
After one year in the Texas League, the American League bought the rights to my contract. They optioned me back to the Texas League for the 1970 season.
I am surprised people took so long to pick up on the fact that my contract expires at the end of this year. Eddie has to decide who he wants to drive, so there is no secret anywhere. I am not concerned. It does not sit with my objectives to be competitive.
Well, I called him and I said, Mr. Wright, what can I do? Universal offered me a contract $300 a week. He says take it. You'll never get that money from me.
As I look back on the day I signed my professional contract in 1973, I've never gone to sleep wondering if I could pay the bills or take care of my family. That's what basketball has done for me. It's given me the greatest of thrills from high school to college to the Olympics to coaching to broadcasting.
In my early days I was a contract player at Universal and I had a wonderful mentor named Monique James, who was head of talent there, and she used to drag me on sets to do parts.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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