“Mister Rogers & Me” In 25 Words Or Less?

I’ve been drafting our Independent Film Week application as Chris fine tunes our submission. We’ve made some elegant revisions tonight, including the addition of a cute piece of footage of Ethan and me, some evocative driving b-roll, and a song by Davy...

Extra Pickles, As Always

Years ago, when I was recording the first of two albums (“Almost Home” and “Love & Other Indoor Games”) at my pal Kevin Anthony’s Control One Studios, I began most sessions with a delicious, toasty Turkey Ranch Sub from Quiznos on...

A Ghost Of Hearts

Like a lot of guys of my generation, Chris Suchorsky’s mind was blown by “The Empire Strikes Back.” What distinguished Chris most of the rest of us, though, was how geeked out he was by the making-of documentary he saw on HBO. When Chris saw Kevin...

Oscar Awesomeness

My day job includes oversight of MTV.com Movies (hence last month’s sojourn to the Sundance Film Festival). Our movies coverage was an outgrowth of our news. Chris Connelly’s “The Big Picture” had long since established MTV News’ presence...

Benjamin Braddock, Holden Caulfield & Me

There’s a great article in Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue on the making of one of my all-time favorite film’s, The Graduate. Of course, the film, released in 1967, somehow captured the zeitgeist of the late ’60s, especially the generation gap...