Thursday, November 13, 2008

YET MORE NEW VIDEOS

I put a couple more videos up on YouTube.

THE SECOND TO LAST SAMURAI
This was a skit I wrote and directed for a company trip in the Spring of 2003 (I think, or it could be 2002 or even '04). There never was a real script as such. I just assembled the cast, gave them the basic storyline and had them make up their own parts. Most of the cast were members of the company's events division and had a lot of experience putting on superhero action shows for children. This was sort of a mix of a MAD magazine type parody of The Last Samurai, Kill Bill and The Matrix mixed with a Japanese superhero action show and my own twisted fantasies. You'll see...

The subtitles are approximates. I couldn't really hear what was being said with the bad audio and besides that a lot of the dialog is in-jokes that nobody outside the company would get. The references to me leaving at 6 o'clock have to do with my American style work habits which don't really match how they do things in Japan. It wasn't entirely true. I did work late lots of nights. Just not every night like most of the rest of the company.

I dearly love all these people.



GHOUL LOOK ALIKE CONTEST
This is my appearance circa 1983 or '84 on The Ghoul show. The Ghoul was a late-night horror movie host in Cleveland and Detroit whose hey-day was a decade before this. He was still cool in the eighties. He was a lot more low key when I watched him as a kid. Back then his show was a revelation.

This is seriously goofy.

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

Brad the Warner from Kent! Jeff the Sickie from Lorain looks more like you than you.. What a Knif!

Anonymous said...

Brad the Warner indeed!

Anonymous said...

And second to the last samurai as well!

Rick said...

The Ghoul! Now that's a blast from the past. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for recommending 'To Meet the Real Dragon' a few back. I really enjoy it.

Anonymous said...

jordan said...
> Covey, that Seven Habits guy...
> we like to think we see the world as it is,
> but really, we see the world as we are

Taxi to the Dark Side
makes me proud to be American.

Anonymous said...

ah, nostalgia!
nothing's quite like it ever again

The Kentralia Kid said...

But... I wanted to hear Satire.

eddie "wantds to be chris cornell" vedder said...

i.hate.music.videos.

i.hate.videos.

hard

hard-headed...

fuck you all

tattoozen said...

Stay Sick! Turn Blue! I miss those goofy horror host days. . .

Anonymous said...

Brad. Stay sick you Knif!

Anonymous said...

buddhism protects itself from all violence by being utterly defenseless

it doesn't matter what side anyone is on; buddhism is on all sides, and inside and outside too

buddhism is all sides and all sides of all sides, front and backsides too

buddhism is the bu of all ddhisms


(sorry I got late to posting this on your Thank a Veteran entry, but here, actually anywhere, will do)