One Degree of Kevin Bacon

These CSU Monterey Bay connections, very much in notes/draft format, show just a few of the colleagues I attended and graduated from my university with, on their path to the limelight: Ram Paul Silbey ==> 2nd Assistant Director, “Get Out” ==> Jordan Peele DGA Nomination! https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-directors-guild-awards-20180203-story.html Jordan Peele with his DGA award. https://t.co/eWnWotGBBU pic.twitter.com/bImxrc9Zzi — Read More …

Shared from No Film School: How HBO Went from a Scrappy Cable Network to Changing TV Forever

It sure ain’t the days when your standard broadcast networks are offering the winning programs anymore. Big winners for Emmy Awards last night included Veep and Game of Thrones, plus The People vs. OJ Simpson, Key & Peele, and Last Week Tonight, among others. These are at least on cable networks, and mostly only available Read More …

Lipstick on a Pig? Actually… (2008)

There are more than a few parallels my 2008 political short about Sarah Palin, “Lipstick on a Pig? Actually…” are relevant again. First off, it’s presidential election season again. The new candidate that I support happens to be female, emphasizing that gender had nothing to do with it. Thirdly, among the countless reasons why not Read More …