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August 04, 2008

More Self-Promotion

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

Returning home after a day on the road, I was delighted to find two more voices praising the kooky webseries that I helped make.

A brainy and supercool sci-fi site says of our creation, "It's probably going to be either too racy, or too weird, for most science fiction fans. But a vocal minority of SF viewers will embrace [it] with wanton glee." A "vocal minority" -- that's my kind of people!

And one of the best movie critics writing has compared our series to early Almodovar. What makes this compliment doubly special is that the critic in question has repeatedly shown an inspired feeling for exotic popular entertainment. "Exotic popular entertainment" is exactly how we were hoping to be taken.

We are not worthy of such attentions -- but that's certainly not gonna stop us from bragging about them.

If you'd like a link to our webseries (and to the two above-mentioned pieces about it), shoot an email to me at michaelblowhard at that gmailish place.

Related: I wrote about our adventures making our webseries here, here, here, here, and here. Back here I wrote about touring the country putting on live shows with The Wife. Three good early Almodovars are this one, this one, and this one.

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at August 4, 2008




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I saw that Almodovar quote! I think you can get Penelope Cruz now, based on that review.

Congratulations and all blessings!

Posted by: Sister Wolf on August 5, 2008 1:24 AM






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