Embezzle? Fly? Repeat?


Talal flew out to Qatar Tuesday night. I believe he comes back today. Wages are late again. I should have been paid Wednesday, Dominic and Ray, Tuesday. Andy on Saturday. I emailed Jude (politely) and she emailed me back saying Accounts were promising two payments on Sunday. I had to ask if that was two …

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Production Meeting With Talal & Ahmed


On the 14th May, a production meeting took place on the rooftop of the ATG2 building. An ATG2 "making of" photographer took lots of pictures - no doubt to impress the Qatari financiers with how productive ATP was doing. But no video was shot. If it had been, it would have been evident how much a waste …

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Audio Recording (of “Meeting Given Go-Ahead. But No Go-Ahead For The $7,000 Set!”)


In case you wanted to hear it yourself, here's the audio recording of meeting in which Talal dismissed Simon - the director - by calling him a "used car salesman", accuses the international crew of constantly interrupting him (while constantly interrupting them), storms out the room in a huff, and expresses significant concerns about Ahmed. In Talal's …

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