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  • HOLLYWOOD

  • TO GET A BREAK - TO MAKE A SPLASH

  • REACH FOR THE STARS - CHASE THAT RAINBOW

  • INSTANT SUCCESS

  • BROKEN DREAMS

  • COMEBACKS

  • A STUDIO TOWN

  • A SILICON BEACH

  • A LAND OF OPPORTUNITY

  • SCRIPTED

  • REALITY

  • SO MANY CHARACTERS - SO MANY IDEAS

EXT. L.A. – DAY & NIGHT

Things are happenin'.

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Tasty cast presenting tiny tales of people, projects and places.

 

Mwah

EXT. COCHRAN AVE. APT. – FRIDAY EVENING

Daters arrive at the doorstep.

TNBABYCAKES100
    BABYCAKES
I had a great time.
Thank you.
TNBANJO100
    BANJO
My pleasure. I
hope we get to
do it again.

Digital kiss by Rafaël Rozendaal. Doesn't get better than this

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Can do

EXT. BEHIND SANTA MONICA BLVD – SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Brunchers cut thru an alley on their way to a hip new restaurant.

TNAUNTIELITTER100
    AUNTIE LITTER
This used to be such
a seedy neighborhood.
TNMRP100
    MR. P
And now it's farm
to table. Crazy.

Toilets in the Wild
is the worlds largest photographical collection of abandoned and abused commodes. A showcase for pics, jokes, videos and causes dedicated to the comedy, sadness and social commentary of discarded porcelain. View loo

Participastory

EXT. VENICE HOME-OFFICE ROOFTOP – (BACK IN THE) DAY

Buds pound Bud Lights - laughing and reciting lines from old TV shows.

TNKIDPORCELAIN100
    KID PORCELAIN
(smashes can on
table) We can rebuild
him.
TNBRANDO100
    BRANDO
(smashes can on
forehead) We have
the technology.

Bionic Arm
is a purpose-driven content studio that connects cultural influencers with meaningful brands through multiscreen engagement. Here, renown Stefan Sagmeister is captured discussing the BS of "Storytelling." Don't just watch > participate

You tuned

EXT. ROOSEVELT POOL – HAPPY HOUR

Friends of friends converse at the bar.

TNGOLDIE100
    GOLDIE
These days, it's all
about self promotion.
TNJACQUES100
    JACQUES
(extends hand in
jest) My card.
Super Deluxe Funny & smart videos from funny & smart weirdos just like you. Served fresh daily

Wise guy

INT. CORNER BOOTH, MUSSO & FRANK – DINNER

Diners dine.

TNTKO100
    TKO
(pats stomach) So
full. I couldn't
eat another bite.

Two beautiful filets arrive.

TNBIGNONO100
    BIG NO NO
(salivates) Something
new smells delicious.

Breakshot
After over two decades as a gangster, Kenji Gallo voluntarily made a deal with the F.B.I. to act as a wired, undercover informant against New York's Colombo and Lucchese Mafia Families in exchange for a fresh start. Given the codename "Breakshot," Gallo risked his life to send some of America's most dangerous criminals to jail – in the process participating in a botched hit, narrowly escaping an attempt on his own life and earning two contracts on his head. Breakshut?

Get-a-head-etiquette

INT. CONFERENCE ROOM – DAY

Coworkers gather.

TNBRANDO100
    BRANDO
(taps finger) Smart
communication is key.
TNME100
    ME
Note to self.

Extracurricular Press
is an independent publisher of limited edition materials for the culturally curious. Thrive – Don't just survive


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On a role

INT. 33 TAPS – SATURDAY NIGHT

Customers react to the slow motion replay of a boxer being KO'd on the big screen.

TNJACQUES100
    JACQUES
Well, zat's over.
TNPEPPYF100
    PEPPY
Or maybe it's just
the beginning.

Casting By Julia Kim
Bests in show: 2016 Sundance & SXSW film festivals. Starts with a good story

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F├╝hrerously

INT. MAGIC CASTLE – NIGHT

Audience members gets into it after one guy heckles the magician's disappearing act.

TNBFU100
   F-U
(slurring) Just
cuz you say it's
not there doesn't
mean it's not.
TNYIKES100
   YIKES
(also schnockered)
Shut the hell up!
(points to his
table) We're enjoying
the show.

Walbrzych, Poland
Treasure hunters believe the Nazi Gold Train is hidden in this mountain hamlet. Someone call security


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(ABOVE) Ksiaz Castle
: Rumored to be a future Hitler HQ (BELOW) Nazi tunnels throughout the area • Site x-ray and possible tanks seen in the x-ray

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Quietude

EXT. LEO CARILLO BEACH – DUSK

Friends stroll along the sand.

TNYO100
   AUNTIE LITTER
Whenever I come here,
I like to just walk,
breath, take in the
scenery and totally
get out of my head.
TNAUNTIELITTER100
    ME
I'm just happy not
having to step over
needles and dog poop
every five seconds.

Charlie Teall
has an eye for the peacefulness of Santa Cruz, CA. See what Charlie sees

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Buff'd daddy

EXT. SCOOBY'S, HOLLYWOOD – NOON (2003)

Pals enjoy a hot dog, talk about the future and watch life on the boulevard go by.

TNME100
    ME
And after I
carve out my
own niche, I'll
let the big boys
scoop me up for
my expertise.
TNBANJO100
    BANJO
Solid plan. I'll
look forward to
that.

Steven Adams
is a long time Manager and Producer with a talented array of authors, actors, financiers and post production companies on his roster.
Last year, his Alta Entertainment was acquired by Buffalo 8, where he is now Partner and Head of Management. Below, Steven speaks on set about the magical happenstance of getting a project off the ground. Tour Buffalo  

Leftovers right

EXT. IVAR FARMER'S MARKET – SUNDAY MORNING

BFFs peruse a veggie stand.

TNBABYCAKES100
    BABYCAKES
This tomato is
so beautiful.
TNGOLDIE100
    GOLDIE
Can you make a
bloody mary out
of it?
Chef Megan Mitchell serves up how-to recipes on Snapchat for Tastemade. Snap to it

Havasucks

EXT. LEMON POPPY KITCHEN – LUNCH

Old pals talk over a sandwich.

TNPEPPYF100
    PEPPY
I'm in the best
shape of my life.
TNMOOT100
MOOT
I was thinkin'
'bout moving back.

Sean
is a short film by Ryan Reichenfeld about a teen in the spring break meth town of Lake Havasu, AZ. Reichen zis way

Good H8tn

INT. SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS GALLERY – 7:30PM

Art lovers interpret an abstract piece they see at an opening.

TNBABYCAKES100
    BABYCAKES
Like a bottle of wine,
candles and warm bubble
bath.
TNYIKES100
    YIKES
In a fifth of Jack,
hand on your dick,
headphones cranked
to eleven kind of way.

How an Atomic Fart Saved the World by H8 Society – written by the 2Dans, illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz, soundtracked with 26 songs from indie music acts from 9 different countries. 700,000+ immediate BitTorrent downloads upon initial release. A pretty friken unique Ebook experience. Get your H8 on

This this that

INT. APPLE STORE – AFTERNOON

A young woman asks the two customers seated at the Genius Bar what's wrong.

TNBANJO100
    BANJO
So I tried to set
everything up as a
POP account and left
everything living on
the server. Then I
switched it over to
IMAP but aren't sure
if the SMPT server
should be the default
or come from the
subdomain.
TNMOOT100
MOOT
I dunno, it's not
working.

A signature cocktail
When you need to whip up something special. Drink up

New Dawn

INT. PURE BARRE YOGA – 6:30AM

Friends lay on their mats stretching.

TNBABYCAKES100
    BABYCAKES
Man, it was tough
getting up this
morning – I almost
didn't make it.
TNPEPPYF100
    PEPPY
I got here early.

Dawn Anderson
's new Web site is Dawntastic. Meet the Dawn

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CongraJAWZlations

INT. CAL WORTHINGTON FORD – MORNING

Customers watch a program on the waiting room TV about an old LA Ram named Jack "Hacksaw" Reynolds.

TNMRP100
    MR. P
I remember that
guy from when I
was a kid. Scary
good.
TNGIJINN100
    GIJIN
Never heard of him.
Looks pretty bad
ass.

Jeremy Williamz
was inducted into the California Boxing Hall of Fame, class of 2016. Looks like the Jab Always WorkZ. Way to go big fella. Relive the Countdown

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Doggy downer

INT. SQIRL – MORNING

Man and best friend eat breakfast and peruses the morning Times.

TNRIGHTONMAN100
    RIGHTONMAN
That's some sick shit. You guys better be careful.
TNDOBERMEN100
    DOBERMEN chortle.
Recent LA Times article about the possibility of a serial dog killer loose in Los Angeles. The full tale

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50 Sense

INT. BATHROOM – 3AM

Man grabs a vitamin off the counter and lifts the lid.

TNMRP100
    MR. P
(to self) Iron in,
urine out.

Turning fifty
is a big deal no matter who you are. Esquire suggests

Robert Downey jR

"I used to be IronMan. Now, I need iron, man."

Pickled tink

INT. CHORUS KARAOKE, K-TOWN – LATE NIGHT

Pickled pals "sing." A video with lyric subtitles accompanies the Spice Girls hit Wannabe.

TNGOLDIE100
    GOLDIE
I'll tell you
what I want,
what I really,
really want...
TNCURLY100
    CURLY
(waving index finger)
Tell it like it is
girlfriend!
Spice Station A gourmet spice shop in Silverlake, CA. They offer hundreds of spices, herbs, chiles, salts and blends, as well as over 70 teas from around the world. Spice it up

Rated BPM

INT. NEUEHOUSE STUDIO A – WEEKNIGHT SOMETIME AFTER 5

Members attend a seminar on digital data / industry mixer.

TNBANJO100
    BANJO
I guess it's just
about finding that
right combination
of leading indicators
& performance measures
to create that ideal
metrics.
TNGOLDIE100
    GOLDIE
Keanu was really
good in that.

Elevated Reviews
measures the heart's beats per minute while watching a film. Get some elevation

SPFbff

EXT. REDONDO PIER – WEEKEND

Duo takes a walk to enjoy some sunshine and frozen yogurt.

TNYO100
    YO
Always great
to bop around
a different area
of town.
TNAUNTIELITTER100
    AUNTIE LITTER
Don't let the
pretty beach cloud
your judgement. You
still have to protect
yourself.

 

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Kick in the blogs

EXT. SWEAT GARAGE – 11:30 AM

A regular smacks a tentative Tasty newbie on the back as he heads in the door.

TNBRANDO100
    BRANDO
Yesterday's tommorrow
is today. C'mon baby,
let's do this!
TNMOOT100
    MOOT
Well, I, uh...

 

Katie Danza is a talented Makeup Artist & Beauty Expert in LA. She's been meaning to get her blog going so she can share her knowledge and experiences. Face it

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Big girl panties

INT. LITTLE PINE – EVE

Aquaintences dine.

TNJACQUES100
    JACQUES
Moby's a friend. Maybe I send him a text, tell him we're here.
TNMOOT100
MOOT considers the possibility.

Mysterious text message
creates questions about size vs toughness. Get a life

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Look out

EXT. RUNYON CANYON – MORNING

Early birds take in the view from the top of their climb.

TNBABYCAKES100
    BABYCAKES
Downtown looks like Oz.
TNYO100
    YO
You can really capture it all.

The Three Hikers
' Story of three Americans who went hiking in Northern Iraqi Kurdistan in July 2009, and were captured and held as political hostages by the Iranian Government for more than two years. Take in a hike

Not so nIsis

EXT. BEHIND CROSS CREEK – MORNING

A duo checks out the overnight tagging at the skate park.

TNJACQUES100
    JACQUES
Bastards.
TNDOBERMEN100
DOBERMEN snarl.

Book series
Easy-to read books lay out the history, goals and justifications used by today's most notorious terrorists. What are they thinking

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Pot luck

INT. HOLLYWOOD HIGHGRADE – 4:20PM

A cute budtender talks up a new sativa to her client.

TNRIGHTONMAN100
    RIGHTONMAN
Sounds good. Maybe
toss in a brownie
for laughs.



Doobious Sources
is about two weed loving journalists targeted for revenge. It was a big hit at the Humboldt film festival. Get blazed daily

Twosday

INT. SILVER HYUNDAI SONATA – DAY

Über driver and passenger chat as they drive from Hollywood to the beach.

TNCURLY100
    CURLY
I don't like how
everything is
getting all like
the same.
TNME100
    ME
There's still a lot
of people doin' their
own thing.

Twins
Just when you think you've seen everything, you see two more, and two more... Keep on groovin'

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Mo

EXT. HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD – 8:30P

Old pals discuss a mutual friend's personality.

TNKIDPORCELAIN100
    KID PORCELAIN
...To me, it's kinda ridiculous.
TNME100
    ME
Ridiculous or meticulous?

Seed + Salt
once hand-transcribed the 265,000 words of James Joyce's 1921 novel Ulysses on 38 poles. Her Bindery makes beautiful custom publications. Book it

Cobra Snake

EXT. HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD – 8:30P

Old pals discuss a mutual friend's personality.

TNKIDPORCELAIN100
    KID PORCELAIN
...To me, it's kinda ridiculous.
TNME100
    ME
Ridiculous or meticulous?

Artist Charlene Matthews
once hand-transcribed the 265,000 words of James Joyce's 1921 novel Ulysses on 38 poles. Her Bindery makes beautiful custom publications. Cobra sightings

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Em sez y

EXT. HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD – 8:30P

Old pals discuss a mutual friend's personality.

TNKIDPORCELAIN100
    KID PORCELAIN
...To me, it's kinda ridiculous.
TNME100
    ME
Ridiculous or meticulous?

Emily the Literary Queen
o likes her books. publications. Read watch

Rodney Bingenheimer

INT. DENNY'S ON SUNSET – LATE MORNING

Old pals discuss a mutual friend's personality.

TNKIDPORCELAIN100
    KID PORCELAIN
Oh my G-d, is
that?
TNME100
    ME
Don't stare.
Rodney Bingenheimer was an influential DJ in LA. If you want to hear how a lot of things happened, there's a great film called Mayor of the Sunset Strip that's all about Rodney on the Rock and his influence. It's always a treat to catch him around Hollywood in his classic muscle car. See Rodney now

Nicely polished

INT. TASTING KITCHEN BAR AREA – HAPPY HOUR

M + F share cocktails and apps.

TNGOLDIE100
    GOLDIE
Sometimes a girl just
needs a little somethin'
somethin' if ya
know what I mean.
TNJACQUES100
    BRANDO
Oui. (whispers to
waiter) Check s'il
vous plaît.

Jenna Hipp
is a Hollywood celebrity stylist with an emphesis on clean and green. Her somethin' somethin' includes nail and beauty products that are as artistic and fun as they are enviromentally friendly. C'mon, Get Hipp

Shartnado

EXT. HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD – 8:30P

Old pals discuss a mutual friend's personality.

TNKIDPORCELAIN100
    KID PORCELAIN
...To me, it's kinda ridiculous.
TNME100
    ME
Ridiculous or meticulous?

Toilets in the Wild
once hand-transcribed the 265,000 words of James Joyce's 1921 novel Ulysses on 38 poles. Her Bindery makes beautiful custom publications. Go 4 it

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Muller

EXT. HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD – 8:30P

Old pals discuss a mutual friend's personality.

TNKIDPORCELAIN100
    KID PORCELAIN
...To me, it's
kinda ridiculous.
TNBRANDO100
    BRANDO
Ridiculous or meticulous?

Dave Muller
was one of Backstage's 2015 8 killer Headshot Photographers in NY & LA. He's a good guy who does great work. Snap to it

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Give 'em blumpkin

INT. CANTER'S DELI – LATE

Three friends sit at a booth. One guy gets up, leaving the other two stting on the same side.

TNBFU100
    F-U
Do you mind?
TNRIGHTONMAN100
    RIGHTONMAN
You got issues,
man.

Good bud's great opp
Jewish writer / comedian Robert Cait was
invited to sit in the writer's room of The Howard Stern Show. Give 'em chell baby! Kosher kills


The boys say hello Over the years, we've delivered some Good stuff  

MEhind the scenes

INT. HOME OFFICE – DAY

Independent types discuss the possibilities of collaboration.

TNBRANDO100
    BRANDO
I'm a deep well
with a thick skin.
TNME100
    ME
Good, you'll need
that around here.

ME, INC.
Being a business can really get into a person's head. Opportunity awaits

Novella bella

EXT. HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD – 8:30P

Old pals discuss a mutual friend's personality.

TNKIDPORCELAIN100
    KID PORCELAIN
I find it all ridiculous.
TNME100
    ME
Ridiculous or meticulous?

Artist Charlene Matthews
once hand-transcribed the 265,000 words of James Joyce's 1921 novel Ulysses on 38 poles. Her Bindery makes beautiful custom publications. Book it

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Tootsies popped

EXT. OCEAN AVENUE – SATURDAY

Exercisers sit after a brisk run.

TNPEPPYF100
    PEPPY
My dogs are barkin'.
TNDOBERMEN100
DOBERMEN understand.
Yamuna with Angelina Body rolling technique and therapy balls that stretch, massage and strengthen your feet. Roll bright

ChecKO mate

INT. ROOM – EARLY MORNING

Old pals discuss a mutual friend's personality.

TNMOOT100
    MOOT
You think to much.
TNBRANDO100
    BRANDO
You don't think at
all.
LA Chess Boxing A 3-minute round of chess is followed by one 3-minute round of boxing and then back to the same chess game against the same opponent. Whoever wins by either checkmate or in the ring first WINS! All events are dedicated to supporting charities. Pawny up

Re-vegitization

INT. LIVING ROOM. – EVENING

Friends watch a Chef show the Food Network.

TNBIGNONO100
    BIG NO NO
Sauerkraut –
TNMRP100
    MR. P
The new asparagus.

Baroo is the bowl Buddhist monks eat their meals from for life. It's also the name of an incredibly delicious, affordable, unassuming restaurant that serves fermented food with respect & love for nature and people. Fermentstation

Jpnse clths

EXT. HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD – 8:30P

Old pals discuss a mutual friend's personality.

TNKIDPORCELAIN100
    KID PORCELAIN
...To me, it's
kinda ridiculous.
TNBRANDO100
    BRANDO
Ridiculous or meticulous?

Ashiya
is a tiny store that sells adorable clothes for a reasonable price – a hidden gem. Kiyoko, the owner, is very personable and there's a lot of mishigas about her cat Mr. Sherman. Jet over to Little Tokyo

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