Be sure to head over to LAMag.com today to read my latest Scene It Before post – about Edge City Savings & Loan from The Mask. My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.
Archive for July 2014
I am a sucker for any movie about Los Angeles. Coincidentally (or perhaps no so coincidentally), Steve Martin has written and starred in two of my favorites – L.A. Story and Bowfinger. Two completely different takes on life in LaLaLand, but both equally valid and poignant. Because I originally moved to Southern California to pursue an acting career, Bowfinger really hit home for me. Especially the scene in which wannabe actress Daisy (Heather Graham) jumped off the bus that transported her from Ohio to Hollywood, […]
Mike, from MovieShotsLA, and I have recently begun shooting videos of our stalking adventures. I am extremely excited about this new venture, especially since Mike is so gifted when it comes to photography and camera work. You can check out our first endeavor by clicking above.
Don’t forget to read today’s Scene It Before post for Los Angeles magazine – about the Say Anything-inspired Target commercial. You can find it here. My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.
It’s official, folks! The Wonder Years is coming to DVD for the first time ever in October! The 26-disc boxed set includes all six seasons of the show, plus a cast reunion segment, over 15 hours of bonus footage, a collectible metal locker, two production booklets packed with behind-the-scenes information, a replica yearbook, and Wonder Years magnets. Sets can be pre-ordered here and there is even an option to purchase a special edition signed by Fred Savage and Danica McKellar! Um, sign me up! To […]
I have long considered myself a Disneyland expert (or a “foamer” – a term I learned from Pinky Lovejoy, of the Thinking Pink blog, that refers to those who foam at the mouth over all things Disney). I have visited The Happiest Place on Earth more times than I can count and know its layout like the back of my hand. I even had the amazing opportunity to dine at the park’s ultra-exclusive Club 33 back in 2009. So I was shocked when fellow stalkers […]
A fellow stalker named Scott recently challenged me to track down the building that was used as both the interior and exterior of Scranton Business Park during the inaugural season of The Office. I was perplexed at his query as I had no idea that two different Dunder Mifflin locations had been utilized during the show’s run. While I knew that interior filming had originally taken place inside of a real office space and that a set modeled after it had later been built inside […]
Be sure to check out today’s Scene It Before post for L.A. magazine – about the new TCM Movie Locations Tour. You can find it here. My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.
While out and about stalking in Beverly Hills two weeks ago, Mike, from MovieShotsLA, took me on a minor detour to see the mansion where movie star Martin Weir (Danny DeVito) lived in the 1995 comedy Get Shorty. I LOVE the scene that took place at Martin’s pad, so I was beyond excited to finally be seeing it in person.
Towards the beginning of Get Shorty, Chili Palmer (John Travolta) enlists the help of Martin’s ex-wife, Karen Flores (Rene Russo), in the hopes that she can […]
This Labor Day, Lifetime is set to air The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story about the making of the Saturday morning classic which ran from 1989-1993. Um, YAY! (How did I not know about this, by the way?? Ordering it now!) While the show was admittedly as cheesy as they come, I loved it as a youngster and still find myself getting sucked in whenever I come across an episode on TV. Once I heard the news about the behind-the-scenes docudrama (thanks to my […]