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July 08, 2008

Ready for Viewing

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

About a year ago I wrote a series of postings about my adventures making a no-budget video webseries in collaboration with my wife and a gifted young director friend: here, here, here, here, here. (Short version: What a lot of work it is to make even a tiny movie!) I'm tickled to announce that our webseries is now ready for prime time. It's a cheeky, scrappy, and (we hope) amusingly audacious little thing. Online thus far is the website and trailer. Episode One (of six) goes public early next month.

If you'd like to take a look at the trailer, shoot an email to michaelblowhard at gmail dot etcetera, and I'll send you the link. Thanks in advance for any interest. Press inquiries are encouraged, it goes without saying, and will be responded to with some p-r material and a DVD. The Wife, our director buddy, and I are all fun interviewees.

Fair warning: The trailer is NSFW, though in a goofy and affable way.

And a small hint to anyone considering making a gift of "friendly criticism": Skip it. When a friend or acquaintance goes to a lot of trouble creating an entertainment or an artwork, what the moment calls for is congratulations and applause.

Best, and glowing with artistic-paternal pride,


posted by Michael at July 8, 2008


I agree with your observation about "friendly criticism." Congratulations!

Posted by: James on July 9, 2008 12:00 AM

"Amusingly audacious little thing," that would be a great title for a movie! Can't wait to see yours. I like this idea of movies on the web. It may be the future way to make films without any interference. Also looking forward to Joss Whedon's web film as well.

Posted by: David Brown on July 9, 2008 1:18 PM

You da man, Blowhard, you da man! (Should there be a semicolon in there?)

Anyway, can't wait to see it.

Posted by: Brian on July 9, 2008 7:58 PM

I watched the trailer, and love it. It looks like it will be very funny, and very well done. Can't wait to see the whole thing!

Posted by: James on July 10, 2008 12:32 AM

"ecetera" is longer than "com."

Do I have to send an e-mail to get it?

Posted by: Shouting Thomas on July 10, 2008 6:25 PM


Posted by: Thursday on July 10, 2008 11:54 PM

I love how the women are all totally hot and totally non-porny. Yummy. Do any of them have boyfriends? Email? Any way of contacting them at all?

P.S. I don't have Asperger's, but if they like that in a man, I can wing it.

Posted by: PatrickH on July 13, 2008 1:17 PM

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