March 18, 2012
As the years since the spot’s demise fly by, EMB alumni have traveled a myriad of paths. Captains of both the hardgood and softgood domains of the industry. Interesting NFL live-tweeters. Incarceration and varying degrees of vagabondery. Talent Managers extraordinaire. However, Greg Carroll took the most intriguing and least-hyped career path of all: life coach.
January 18, 2011
“When doves cry, Apollonia and Vanity*
The limelight, don’t let it confuse you–it’s a fantasy Island without a Tattoo”
-Corey “C.L. Smooth” Penn, 1992
Back in high school, I wrote movie reviews for the weekly “teen” section of the local newspaper. Until I started writing this post, I had forgotten about this completely. I have also forgotten the process of writing a film review, similar to the manner in which I have mentally “lost” the process of doing nollie flips, among other tricks. For example, if you put a gun to my head and instructed me to watch a film and write a review of it, I could probably publish it via Twitter:
“The acting and cinematography in this film fucking killed it!” or “The acting and cinematography in this film were not really up to par.” If there isn’t a 140-character film review Twitter account, there should be. Read the rest of this entry »