When Robert Lopez graduated from Yale College in 1997 with a degree in English, he moved back in with his parents in Greenwich Village and stayed for four years. To finance his musical-theater writing, he worked as a temp at drug maker Pfizer Inc ., among other gigs, during what he amiably calls “one big, dumb, idiotic crapshoot.”
THQ Inc., the bankrupt video-game maker, will be split up after winning court approval to sell most of its assets to multiple buyers for about $72 million, topping an offer that would have kept the company intact.
Hitler has a cameo in “The Book of Mormon,” dodging crimson flames, psychedelic twirling coffee cups and super-size honey-glazed donuts with his eternally roasting pals Johnnie Cochran , Genghis Khan and Jeffrey Dahmer.
THQ Inc., the maker of “Saints Row” and “Company of Heroes” video-game franchises, won court approval of a revised, longer bankruptcy sale process and loan to help fund operations after reaching an agreement with creditors.