One of my favorite bits of the job is working with actors: finding a character, creating an emotional context, honing a performance. Occasionally we get to put that aside and simply work with un-narrated visuals, like this piece for Intake Studio. And you know what? That’s darn fun too.
Saw these cool, retro-ish, whimsical, weird photos by Hugh Kretschmer in his Feature Shoot Q&A. This prosthetic ear vocal booth caught my real eye’s attention. This shot also kind of gives me the willies.
I compiled another book mixtape this week, this time from John Wray‘s amazing new novel Lowboy. The majority of the tracks on this mix come directly from the book. Lowboy loves the Dixieland cornetist Bix Beiderbecke so there are four Bix tracks here. But Lowboy also name drops Clarence Williams, Nat King Cole, Fats Waller,[…]
Back in May, I was lucky enough to be out front when Patriot Lady walked by. I asked her if I could take her picture and she obliged. I then asked her if it would be ok if we were closed on July 3rd since the 4th fell on a Saturday. She paused for a[…]