I still cannot believe the manager at Burger King on 6th Avenue and 14th street let me film there. (Thank you, Jimmy Ng!) Filming the finale of “Restaurant Dogs.” That’s my friend Doug McDermott to my left, who played Harmonica Man in “Cabin Fever.” To the right is Dan Bova, who’s an editor at Stuff Magazine. That was a fun day shooting. They just left us alone and let us film whatever we wanted. December 1993
Puppeteering Hamburglar’s eye gouge for “Restaurant Dogs.” I love having a hand in the gore. Battery Park City, December 1993
A rare photo from my lost student film, “The Menace of the Monkey.” That’s my “Cabin Fever” co-writer Randy Pearlstein in the suit. We shot this in his apartment on Waverly Place.
Neuchatel International Film Festival, Summer 2011
Long before I was the Bear Jew…
#tt 12/2012 @nicolaslopez shows me @CanonUSAimaging 5D on #Aftershock scout in Valparaiso. This is the camera we used to shoot the film. Changed the way I think of how to shoot movies.
Enjoying Halloween w/ King of Comedy @BJNovak, who threw an amazing party.
My old apartment in NYC, editing my student film. Yes, we cut on film back in those days. This is the same room I wrote Cabin Fever in.
My cameo as a dead body in “The Menace of the Monkey.” I sometimes forget what year this is but then I look at my hat and realize it’s 1992. That floor was so freezing and I remember he ran out of paper towels and I had karo syrup and lint all over my arm. The things we do for our art…