What Script Supervisors Do

What Script Supervisors Do

When I was in New Orleans in 2014 shooting my poker scene with Ben Mendelsohn for “Mississippi Grind,” the script supervisor came over after every take to capture photos of the table, reset the chip stacks, make sure our hands were in the right places, see...
Picture Of The Day: Roy Clark

Picture Of The Day: Roy Clark

If you’ve never heard of Roy Clark (who died yesterday at 85), or only know him from his 24 years hosting “Hee Haw,” watch this to see what a versatile guitarist he was. It’s a montage of clips from a 1975 episode of “The Odd...
Picture Of The Day: WeWork Street

Picture Of The Day: WeWork Street

Co-working spaces have become big business in the last few years. In some cities, WeWork owns more office real estate than any other company, with facilities full of start-up employees, gig economy workers, and more. So, the Improv Everywhere crew decided to test a...
Picture Of The Day: Nina Conti

Picture Of The Day: Nina Conti

This is a clip of ventriloquist Nina Conti, who strapped a Vent-Mask to the face of an audience member she pulled onstage. The Vent-Mask was invented by Joel Hodgson, the guy behind “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” who did it in his act in a Minneapolis...
Picture Of The Day

Picture Of The Day

In the background, that’s a beagle Customs and Border Protection uses to sniff the luggage of arriving passengers at Atlanta’s Hartsfield Airport, looking for banned agricultural products. In the foreground, that’s a leftover roasted pig’s head...