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20 Responses to “BYOB DC”

  1. SamLowry says:

    “RT @RobertFeder: Dick Biondi to @wbezedwards: Remember Dick Clark as “a great guy who loved rock and roll and enjoyed helping young people enjoy themselves.””

    Heh-heh. So how many pornos did Dick Clark Productions release?

  2. Krillian says:

    Dangit, Sam, this is why we can’t have nice things.

  3. sanj says:

    there doesn’t seem to be room on tv for old episodes of American Bandstand … mtv / vh1 won’t play any …
    it should be on pbs …

    the news media will play tributes to Clark all week long and yet they’ll take the easy way and just show the new years thing he did but won’t show any performances from
    the music specials he did .. AB wasn’t a reality show he didn’t kick people off every week …

    it be great if the news media got some music critics to discuss the impact of the music stuff Clark did .

    American Bandstand 40th Anniversary Speciala

  4. cadavra says:

    Cue Tweets of “Who’s Dick Clark?” in 5,4,3,2…

  5. Yancy Skancy says:

    Given that PBS affiliates used to (still?) show old Lawrence Welk episodes, showing Bandstand might actually be a pretty decent idea, especially considering the popularity of the oldies concerts they run so often during pledge drives. Welk’s core audience is probably six feet under, but lots of boomers have fond memories of Bandstand.

    I never met Dick Clark, but he brushed past me at the company Christmas party back when I worked for an animation company in Burbank. This was a few years pre-stroke.

  6. sanj says:

    Bandstand is really a lot of 5 minute musical performance …they could put up a few hundred of these on demand – hulu or netflix .

    i was impressed with the acting of Kristen Connolly in Cabin in the Woods – so i want a dp/30 but she has to do a few indie movies for DP to notice her awesomeness.

    i also liked acting of Michael Pena in 30 minutes or less – i asked months ago for a dp/30 – never got one.

    i blame the Duplass brothers – they always seem to sneak in before other people who should get some interviews .

  7. SamLowry says:

    Rather amusing to see Dick Clark dealing with Syd Barrett as little as he possibly could:

  8. SamLowry says:

    After all the dropped hints, I found that Google indexed over 1.1m pages discussing “dick clark” and “boobs”, but the two topics don’t seem to coincide, so far at least.

  9. chris says:

    Anyone catch “Get the Gringo?” Gibson is still tough to watch at first, especially when he’s asking his lady friend if he can bit her hard, but the movie is stylish, clever and a lot of fun (its straight-to-DirectTV-release must have more to do with him being massively unpopular than the quality of the movie).

  10. sanj says:

    awesome / sick

    burger with lots of bacon video … 3 minute video

  11. sanj says:

    some crazy pressure yo. i said that before the filmed opened. Disney could have bought like 50 sundance films
    for that kind of money…

    crazy pressure will continue for the summer ..with huge
    films coming out that cost hundreds of millions .

    Disney film boss Rich Ross resigns after John Carter flop

  12. sanj says:

    i love Michael Cera – HI!

    30 second video ….

  13. SamLowry says:

    Guess I won’t be checking out IMDb once a day anymore–about the only reason I went was for the nifty articles linked at the bottom, and now they’re gone. Ta-ta, IMDb.

    Oh, and I would’ve posted this there but I didn’t want to give them my credit card info. (!)

  14. sanj says:

    fan expo Vancouver …

    lots of tv stars – none of had a dp/30 . DP needs to geek out more.

  15. sanj says:

    now she’ll be too busy and stuff for any more dp/30’s … which i liked a lot. gotta wait 2 years for another interview.

    DP why weren’t you there ? seems like you should be.

    Award-winning actress Carey Mulligan and folk rock singer Marcus Mumford were married yesterday – by the groom’s father in a converted barn on a working farm.

    Among the 200 guests were actress Sienna Miller, Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal and Oscar-winner Colin Firth

  16. sanj says:

    watched veep – hbo – it was alright – some forced jokes .
    let’s watch elaine from seinfeld swear over and over ..

    watched 2nd episode of girls – hbo – this really surprised me – it was actually funny .. Lena is now too famous for a dp/30.. she probably gets millions of dollars and hangs out with donald trump all day long visiting all his fancy hotels. also girls needs greata gerwig in there somewhere. kick one of the other girls out . the downside of girls is its going to be hard to re edit this for regular cable …so it’ll be stuck on hbo forever.

  17. christian says:

    “let’s watch elaine from seinfeld swear over and over ..”

    Sometimes sanj nails it from his AI Spambot Lab…

  18. sanj says:

    6 minute video

    Marc Webb sits down with Kevin Pereira to tell us what it was like directing ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ based on the comic book series starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.

  19. sanj says:

    dp/30 stuff for DP –

    hey DP – i’ve been waiting since last year for some of my favorite people to show up for a dp/30 …and for some reason they never do. …it’s not like i want the same person over and over again …i often find there’s more variety of people on g4 tv ..sure they get 5 minute interviews but better than nothing .. maybe the people on my list you haven’t heard of before but they’ve been doing
    things for 10 + years and it’s super easy to find stuff they’ve done just by using youtube. you can easily get
    some exclusive interviews cause other movie critics
    won’t do these interviews unless they are at a festival.

    Kate Bosworth got a fake dp/30 – she only talked about a few movies but has been in so many more – she needs a real dp/30 . fake dp/30 occur when 3 people do a dp/30 and there’s just not enough time to talk about everything they’ve done. i’m guessing 90% chance she doesn’t do another interview this year.

  20. Funny… YOU criticize. And YOU skipped the word ARE. Way to prove your point.

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