Archive for the 'pop culture' Tag

SOE – and the hustle

27 Jan 2009

File this under the “they shoot things, don’t they?” category. This collaboration followed from the series of 20 music docs about New York City bands we did for Sony a couple years back. Lead singer DJ McNanny’s former band Neutral Mute and I collaborated on what became a kind of pet project — shooting footage […]

Windell Middlebrooks

27 Jan 2009

Best. Name. Ever. The actor who plays the beer deliveryman for Miller High Life is Windell Middlebrooks. He grew up in Texas and has a BA+MFA in Theater. Wondering if it’s a stage name. I’m having name envy. He gets mad love in Milwaukee and in a small rabbit hole of WTF!? he threw out […]

Mimic Drink

11 Jan 2009

Our pal Sorry I Missed Your Party tipped us to the fact that: MillerCoors is discontinuing Sparks due to government concerns that it was too popular with teenagers and its energy and booze combination was dangerous… I guess I understand that it’s important to protect our impressionable youth; they are our future, after all. [But] […]

So L.A. it hurts

05 Dec 2008
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Sticking with our location theme here, I’ve got to give a shout out to the Sacramento Community College Players. Those being, of course, John C. Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Margaret Cho, Neil Patrick Harris et al. with a special appearance by Jack Black. Prop 8, the musical. Does it count less if all the actors are […]

Brooklyn We Go Hard

04 Dec 2008
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Love this new vid, made by Evan Roth, one of the originals from Graffiti Research Lab. And, uh, anyone else think Jay cribbed that voice-buckle from Wayne? — link from Michael Karnjanaprakorn