Reviews

One of The Year’s Best Movies Isn’t In Your Local Theatre

 It’s not on TV, either. It’s on HBO. The movie is Behind the Candelabra, the story of the rocky 6-year relationship between Liberace and his young lover, Scott Thorson. Michael Douglas is incredible as the caped crusader, as is Matt Damon playing his prudish (by Liberace’s standards) boyfriend. Steven Soderbergh directed this perfect jeweled biopic, …

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Humor

Obama Shocked By TV News

 Last week, President Obama admitted that he had learned on TV news about the scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service‚Äôs systemic targeting of conservative groups. He said he had no prior knowledge, only what was said on the news. When reporters expressed disbelief, White House sources report that Obama vowed to become even more aware …

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Humor

Beautiful Advice

 The following is a transcript of the commencement address I gave on Saturday, May 11, 2013 to the graduating class of ClassyKins Beauty School in Eufaula, Alabama. Webster defines beauty as “one who is hot” or “one who is worthy of receiving a restraining order from seeing.” You graduates are about to go forward into …

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The Fine Art of Casting

 Having been involved with the production of well over four commercials, I believe success starts by casting the right talent. In order to do so, it is up for the creators of the spot to create “casting specs” (or “casting specifications” for those not in the industry). What makes good casting specs? A clear knowledge …

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Advertising/Marketing

Children With Matches

 Have you heard or seen this turd in the bathwater from Mountain Dew? Click and catch it from Ad Age. This is yet another example of what happens when brands try to be edgy by giving themselves over to popular figures and hoping to ride a social media wave. Well, Mountain Dew, sometimes that wave …

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