Category Archives: Pop Culture

Creating Saturday Night Live: Kate McKinnon Make-up Transition

On March 11th, 2017, the SNL make-up team had only one commercial break to get Kate McKinnon out of her Jeff Sessions character and into her “Shud the Mermaid” character. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at that transition.  

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Chuck Berry on The Tonight Show, November 5, 1987

Carson had two other guests that night but Chuck took up the entire time.

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Samuel L. Jackson Acts Out His Film Career w/ James Corden

I like this bit much more than carpool karaoke.

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Kids Try 100 Years of Cookies with Cookie Monster

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Warren Buffett Testifying Before Congress About Salomon Brothers

I saw this on the recent HBO documentary about Warren Buffett and thought there’s no better way for a CEO/chairman/president to start a testimony before congress, and it’s what every citizen would like to hear regarding accountability and ethics.

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Time to enroll in a new class

Steve Martin to Teach Comedy Class Online Steve Martin has signed on to teach an online crash course in comedy, releasing a trailer for his upcoming series with the online education platform MasterClass. Martin’s class will feature over 25 videos … Continue reading

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit – The 3 Rules of Living Animation

This gives you a better appreciation of the art and the complexity and the tiny details often overlooked. And worth noting, nothing was done digitally.

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R2D2 With A Voice: Star Wars – A New Hope

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The hotline Hollywood calls for science advice

There’s a consulting service connecting filmmakers with scientist script advisors — and it’s changing what science looks like onscreen.

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Trump Handshakes

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But he’s left-handed

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Every Best Cinematography Winner. Ever. (1927-2016 Oscars)

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