Tuesday, December 27, 2011

MTV VISIT "I JUST WANT MY PANTS BACK"

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A few months ago I had the opportunity to photograph backstage for MTV's new show "I Just want my Pants Back". I was greeted immediately by a super friendly crew who led me on a tour of the set. What struck me most was the accuracy of the Brooklyn apartment. It had the same stairwell, the same Ikea furnishings, the same windowpanes, and the same crappy kitchen I've seen in almost every apartment near my house. It felt eerie in a way, like they were filming my life.
I continued on my tour, meeting the actors, seeing them read through lines. I noticed how excited everyone was to be there. Anyone who works in films knows the hours are long, there is a lot of hurry up and wait, but no one seemed to mind. As I was talking to Jordan Carlos (plays the character Eric) he leaned against a wooden post in the "loft", and knocked over a prop necklace that was hanging. He fumbled to find it on the floor and replaced it on its hook all while joking, "Don't worry its okay, I'm an ACTOR." This was the vibe of everyone there, not taking themselves too seriously, having a good time, and really trying to make something special.
The author of the book the series is based on, David Rosen, spoke about the project with passion and sincerity. He reflected on his own experiences years ago in Brooklyn, what it is to be young, just one train stop away from Manhattan, in between adolescence and adulthood. His excitement was contagious and he was a pleasure to meet.
I didn't leave until about midnight. Riding my bike home, on real Williamsburg streets, I thought - this feels weird, someone is making a show set in my own neighborhood.....and I'm so excited to see it on screen.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Friday, November 25, 2011

Sunday, October 30, 2011

NIGHT LIGHTNING



The video is a little long, you get the idea... It was really cool to see though from my airplane window.

FLOWER ARRANGING

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Monday, October 17, 2011

OCCUPY WALL ST

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Monday, August 8, 2011

TEACHING CLASS

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HOW COOL WOULD IT BE TO HAVE CLASS AT THE POMPIDOU?

Monday, August 1, 2011

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

TRAVEL TRAVEL TRAVEL

Alright, I'm calling on the aid of all travelers. I'm soon to leave for my Europe trip with two of the coolest girls ever, and we have no idea what to do!! I'm looking for YOUR helpful suggestions on things to see, places to stay (couchsurfing welcome), people to meet, where to eat, what to pack, and how to do it all cheap! I'm going to Iceland, London, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Paris. Please give me any and all of your advice.

xoxo
- C

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Monday, April 18, 2011