Monday, August 04, 2014

Bread and Butter

When I was in college, we talked about Shakespeare and Bertoldt Brecht and Stanislavski and Uta Hagen and Tennessee Williams and Ionesco and ... and we didn't talk about the really bread-and-butter type things, the commercials and industrials, that we do to pay the bills in between stage gigs. These things are a fairly regular part of my work-life these days.  I recently did some video work for the US Postal Service and for the American College of Cardiology.  They should be pretty high quality, and I'll show them here if they ever become available online.

However ... though they are not as entertainingly odd as working in bug suits, here's a couple of things that I shot a little over a year ago, which I just found online.  In one I'm a suburban dad, in the other I'm a businessman.  I am a natural scenery chewer, so these are a challenge in their own way -- to tone things down to a regular-guy-on-the-street level.  Anyway, here's some bread and butter: