Birth Name: Kevin Smith
Birth Place: Red Bank, New Jersey, USA
Born on Aug. 2, 1970 in Highlands, NJ, Smith was raised by his father, Donald, a postal worker and his mother, Grace, a homemaker. As a child, Smith saw his father's misery at having to work a soul-sucking job, which led to the young lad's determination to work at something he loved. An average student who received routine Bs and Cs, Smith videotaped basketball games and put on his own "Saturday Night Live" sketches while attending Henry Hudson High School. Though overweight, he had developed a sharp sense of humor in order to make it with the girls in his class. After graduating high school, Smith attended The New School for Social Research's creative writing program, but dropped out after ... Continue Bio >>
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TUSK SWIMS TO PARIS!
Tonight, our l'il Tusk is closing the PARIS INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FEST. Think about that: the stupid idea for a movie about a guy who turns another guy into a walrus made it all the way to France... simply because a bunch of you too a few seconds to type #WalrusYes last year. Thank you, my friends: your support was so meaningful and important, it turned a #WalrusYes into a #MorseOui! So, a simple reminder: It costs nothing to encourage an artist, and the potential benefits are staggering. A pat on the back to an artist now could one day result in your favorite film, or the cartoon you love to get stoned watching, or the song that saves your life. Discourage an artist, you get absolutely nothing in return, ever. But encourage an artist? That support can echo can across oceans...
Photo credit: Nicolas Lepretre (@salles_obscures at Twitter).
Sunday 23rd of November 2014 03:02:00 PM
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Sentimental Saturdays: CLERKS II rehearsals, circa 2005. By the middle of 2015, I'll be able to show you pics from the CLERKS III rehearsals...
Saturday 22nd of November 2014 11:23:37 AM