The Meet Cute: A Cinderella Story (w/ Alina Martinez)

Comedian Alina Martinez (SiriusXM's Jim & Sam) joins us to discuss 2004's "A Cinderella Story", starring Hillary Duff and the Oscar-worthy Jennifer Coolidge (we're not being sarcastic, she's a gem). We rediscover the movie's suprisingly feminist motifs, its truly moving friendships, and MORE JENNIFER COOLIDGE.

We also discuss Dr. Seuss's thoughts on international politics, the scam behind Aaron Carter's "I Want Candy", and of course his tumultuous relationships with Hilary Duff and Lindsay Lohan.

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Music by Jake Rose

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The Meet Cute: Win A Date with Tad Hamilton!

Yikesabee! We talked about 2004's "Win a Date With Tad Hamilton!" and sooo much more. This episode covers everything from the surprisingly seasoned supporting cast, to the creepy "Six Smiles" of Kate Bosworth. We also mention the time old Greek men tried to buy Haley off of Edward, embarassing AOL screen names, and why all dads love Zac Efron.

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Music by Jake Rose

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The Meet Cute: The Kissing Booth

We watched the 2018 Netflix Original, "The Kissing Booth" and boy, oh, boy, it changed us. We discuss the very confusing relationships, bonkers casting choices, and the never-ending montages in this movie, as well as mediocre high school dates, Crazy Daisies, and Zach's very good Scottish accent.

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The Meet Cute: What Happens in Vegas

Welcome to our first episode, ya cuties! We watched the 2008 hit 'What Happens in Vegas', starring Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz. We'll discuss the film's cliched leads, the insane character names, and some of the film's jokes that have NOT aged well.

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"Romeo + Juliet" Fight Direction

I'm honored to have worked on Friends of Muscoot Farm's Production of "Romeo + Juliet" as the fight choreographer and director. Shakespeare's "Romeo + Juliet" has four unique, thrilling fight scenes I was so excited to delve into. Mary Rogers, director of the Shakespeare on the Farm series, wanted to use knife and hand-to-hand combat, setting the production in a time that feels familiar, connecting the past to present. This production also takes the real-life setting of the Katonah farm, and incorporates it into the play, letting the Montagues and the Capulets be neighboring farmers. You can buy tickets for their production here.

 Working with Tybalt and Mercutio!

Working with Tybalt and Mercutio!

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Live.me/Boy Band Set

On Saturday January 13th Boy Band partnered up with the app, Live.me - performing in a New York subway station, where the whole set was live streamed on the app! We ended up with over 3,000 people listening in! Throughout the 16th - 25th, we'll be taking part in a Live.me contest where bands and artist will be streaming sets. The musician with the most views will get a chance to play at Live.me's pop-up and win up to $10,000. 

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"I Hate Hamlet" Fight Choreography

Very excited to be working with the talented and dedicated cast of "I Hate Hamlet" at Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, NY, as the fight choreographer and director. Rehearsals are well underway and the actors playing Andrew and Barrymore are such a joy to direct in this swashbuckling, rapier fight scene.

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Boy Band News!

As we get down to the final edits of our debut EP recordings, Boy Band has been playing lots of cool shows including Pianos, Rockwood Music Hall, Sidewalk Cafe, and the Way Station. We've had such a fun time writing, perfecting and performing our songs and cannot wait to share it with everyone when "Begin" our five song EP is released Spring 2017. 

Above are some photos from shows, and below is a live session of our original song "Paper Cuts", filmed and recording by Jackson Hoffman.

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So Long, Summer!

Summer was super busy! So many fun things.

I miss telling Kayleen and Doug's touching story every night in Gruesome Playground Injuries, at Theatre Lab NY with Outlet Ensemble's first production. If you missed it here are some photos taken by Stephanie Spengeman Photography! I've been playing shows and preparing to record our first EP with Boy Band, and just graduated Improv 301 at UCB with a hysterically talented class.

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Gruesome Playground Injuries!

Rehearsals are in full swing for one of my favorite modern plays, "Gruesome Playground Injuries", with Outlet Ensemble at Theatre Lab NY. Kayleen is a character I've been hoping to give life to for a long time and now I'm thrilled to be able to do so. Tickets for July 1-3rd are available now!

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New Song!

Working hard on my debut EP, so here's a song to hold you over! You can download it for free or pay what you'd like on Bandcamp! Can't wait to share more music soon.

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SXSW

Hey, guys! 

Just landed here in Austin, TX for the South by South West Music Festival! I'll be singing backup for Heather LaRose, a friend and New York artist who's being featured in several showcases this week. Attached is the lineup for the week, but if you're not hanging to around Austin, you can follow my adventures on Instagram:

Tuesday, March 15
9:50pm - 10:20pm
Girls To The Front Showcase
Darwin’s Pub
223 E 6th St
Austin, TX

Wednesday, March 16
6:00-6:40 PM
Red Gorilla Showcase
Touche
417 E 6th St
Austin, TX

Thursday, March 17
6:00-6:40 PM
Texas Indie Fest
Red Shed Tavern
8504 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX

Friday, March 18
12:15-12:30 PM
Wix Digital Showcase
(PreRecorded - No Live Performance)
The Main
603 Red River Street
Austin, TX

Saturday, March 19
12:00-12:30
CC Songwriters Acoustic Showcase
Billie Jeans
6501 S Congress Ave #105, 
Austin, TX

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Music, Shows & My Debut EP!

Autumn and Winter have been busy! I've gotten the opportunity to play at notable New York venues such as Pianos, Silvana, The Shrine & The Bowery Electric. I've met many talented musicians along the way and began recording my five song EP, "Everything Sucks Until It Doesn't".

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Hard at Work... Really.

Here are the first stills from filming "Really We're Trying"! The actors are hard at work for a July 27th premiere.

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Really We're Trying

My new web series, "Really We're Trying", is coming to YouTube & Funny or Die in July! I created the series, which stars Marymount Manhattan College alumni and great friends, Dunya Karam, Sergio Marroquin, and myself! The comedic series follows a charming narcissist & her two roommates endure chaos and misadventures in order to make their rent in New York. Here's the official preview!

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Pianos Show!

I'm so excited to be playing at one of New York's coolest venues, Pianos, on July 12th at 7pm with the very talented and charismatic, Travis Crowley! 

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