recent douchebaggery

July 9, 2012

Seattle–The Future Capital Of Transmedia Storytelling?

What the hell is transmedia storytelling anyway? If you’ve got a vacant stare and question mark above your head right now you are not alone. The looming trasmedia revolution is misunderstood by many indie film makers, and/or completely off their radar. What is it? Who is doing it? Is this like the whole BluRay/HD DVD [...]

July 6, 2012


Excess (2011) Length: 3 min. Budget: $20.00 Genre: Tarantino/Ritchie Homage Director: Spencer Agnew Writer: Spencer Agnew Stars: Spencer Agnew, Stephanie Denardo, Thad Boucher, Jordan Holley   I met Spencer on the filmmakers reddit a while back. Like many people on the filmmakers reddit, Spencer is a high-school-aged male who would like some feedback on a [...]

Review–Chop Socky Boom!

Chop Socky Boom (2012) Genre: Comedy Webseries Directors: Darlene Sellers, Heath Ward Writers: Heath Ward, Darlene Sellers Stars: Khanh Doan, Darlene Sellers, Jennifer Page, Jay Irwin,  Andrew McMasters, Brandon Ryan, A gaggle of shitty Seattle actors are consigned to indie webseries hell. No, this is not your life, this is Chop Socky Boom! But Chop Socky Boom [...]

June 25, 2012

Dear Douchebag–Head Shot

Dear Douchebag, I interviewed with a talent agent, and not only do they want me to get new head shots, but they also want me to pay a website fee to have my head shot up on their site. What should I do? Sincerely, Head Shot   David S. Hogan responds: Dear Head Shot, 1. [...]

June 21, 2012

Editor Schmeditor

Who needs an editor, anyway? That’s what we have spell check for, right? Wrong, young scribe. Editors can do so much more than that! I have a kickass editor, and it’s a large part of why I am able to reach such great heights of sublime, scribal transcendence, while other douchebags are stuck in the [...]

June 19, 2012

Dear Douchebag,

“My agent is discouraging me from doing theatre. I am an actor! I must act! And, they have not been sending me out much, so I don’t see what the problem is! Help me, DD!” Sincerely, Discouraged   The dilettante douchebag responds, Dear Discouraged, So go act already. If your agent doesn’t like it, get [...]

Review–Danse Macabre

Danse Macabre (2009) Genre: Dark Artsy Director: Pedro Pires Stars: Anne Bruce Falconer   Here’s a dark little gem I stumbled on a while back. Danse Macabre is the intimate journey of a body after death.The choreography unfolds to the haunting voice of Maria Callas. It’s stark, disturbing, and achingly beautiful. If you’re not affected by this [...]

June 18, 2012

Review–The Collectibles

The Collectibles (2011) Genre: Comedy/Webseries Directors: Dan Heinrich & Todd Downing Writers: Todd Downing & Dan Heinrich Starring: Brian Sutherland, Lisa Skvarla, Dan Humphrey, Wonder Russell, Frank Acosta, S. Joe Downing, Trish Loyd   It’s The Office meets Reno 911–with superheroes. I’m sooooo there! The Power Posse (say that five times fast and see what it sounds like) is smack dab in the middle of a [...]

June 11, 2012


Querty (2012) Genre: Comedy Length: 90 min. Director: Bill Sebastian Writer: Juliet McDaniel Star: Dana Pupkin, Eric Hailey, and Bill Redding Two lovable losers find each other over a Scrabble board. That’s Qwerty in a nutshell. Zoe makes license plates at the DMV and is obsessed with words, mostly dirty ones. Her favorite dirty license plate that someone tried to slip past the DMV? A55O_RGY. [...]

June 4, 2012

Dear Douchebag,

Dear Douchebag, I’m auditioning for a local film and the director asked me to meet him at a restaurant to discuss the role with him. I went and he pretty much told me I could have the part if I wanted it, so why don’t we enjoy a meal together? The conversation got a bit [...]

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