"Executive Produced by"

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Sat Nov 3 16:41:15 UTC 2012

On Nov 3, 2012, at 8:09 AM, Martin Kaminer <martin.kaminer at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> As seen on a billboard yesterday ("Executive Produced by Jay-Z").
> Inevitable I suppose though I was under the impression that the
> Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences guards against change in
> movie-related job titles with ferocity unseen outside of L'Académie
> française but perhaps not. And regardless this is a video game -
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkkfIPHqn50

discussion of back-formed "executive-produce" on this list on 11/9/08, with postings by me (with a report from Chris Waigl)), Ben Zimmer, and Dave Wilton.


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