PopMatters article about kickstarted DVDs from Undercrank
This great article was just posted on the PopMatters website, all about my new business model of crowd-sourcing DVDs of rare/lost silent films. Your backing the Mishaps of Musty Suffer... Read more
Accidentally Preserved 3 ready to launch!
The Amazon listing for Accidentally Preserved: volume 3 is now online and on sale! If you've taken advantage of the discount code I sent and have already bought a copy...... Read more
Buzz luvz Musty
Hope you're having a great summer!
Thought you'd get a kick out of this great write-up on the two Musty SufferDVDs that I just caught, written by blogger Buzz... Read more
DVDTalk interview with Ben Model
This week the DVDTalk site posted an interview that their senior editor John Sinnott did with me about all my Undercrank Productions DVDs and about my silent film accompaniment... Read more
news on Musty 2 and on Accid Pres 3
I have been working diligently with CreateSpace over the last week or two to resolve the issues some people have had with their discs being unplayable. I believe I have... Read more
A great 2014 for "The Mishaps of Musty Suffer"
I've just returned from my local FedEx Office shop, where I shipped off a DCP to the Slapstick Festival in Bristol (UK) for their screening on Jan 23rd. (A DCP... Read more
The last of the Musty "whirls"
I'm writing to let you know our Musty Suffer project is now complete: the third and final Musty short produced for online release with the Kickstarter's funding surplus... Read more
Musty in Minneapolis!
If you are in the Minneapolis area, why not check out the CD release party for Patty and The Buttons' new album, which will be held at the historic 1926... Read more
Musty's bustin' out all over!
Three cool pieces of "Musty Suffer" news for you:
- the Bristol Silents annual "Slapstick Festival" just announced their full slate of programs for January 2015, and one of them is... Read more
Musty's NYC re-debut!
What a crowd! What a night!
Over 100 people turned out for this evening's "Mishaps of Musty Suffer" show at the Library for the Performing Arts. Not bad for a... Read more
Musty DVD image gallery...in person!
This afternoon, Steve Massa pulled files from the archives at the Billy Rose Theatre Collection related to "The Mishaps of Musty Suffer" for Monday night's show. The Library for the... Read more
Are you coming to Musty-fest 2014?
Okay, I'm exaggerating a little. Two east coast shows is not exactly a festival, but compared to how many Musty Suffer shows there've been since the 'teens (zero, I bet)... Read more
nominate Musty Suffer: deadline is tomorrow Sept 12!
The deadline to nominate The Mishaps of Musty Suffer for the National Film Registry is tomorrow, Sept 12th!
If you have not sent in your nomination yet, please do... Read more
Musty Suffer show in NYC this fall
MUSTY ON THE BIG SCREEN:
I'm very happy to announce that there will be a public showing of "The Mishaps of Musty Suffer"in NYC this fall! Mark your... Read more
Kickstarter blog plugs Musty!
Thanks to Dennis Doros from Milestone Films there's a very nice mention of the Musty Suffer DVD on today's post on the Kickstarter blog.
New Musty review on examiner.com!
Here's a DVD review just posted today on examiner.com of releases of silents with Max Linder, Lon Chaney and our boy Musty.
And, if you liked Musty Suffer, you'll... Read more
Musty in London this Weds!
Thanks to Kickstarter backer Amram Vance, "The Mishaps of Musty Suffer" returns to the big screen in the UK!
The Kennington Bioscope presents regular screenings of silent films at the... Read more
front page news!
Musty Suffer was front page news in Culpeper on Thursday! The article I sent you, with an even better headline, was on the front of the Star-Exponent, below the fold... Read more
Musty in the papers again!
The Culpeper Star-Exponent, the local paper in Culpeper VA where The Mishaps of Musty Sufferwill return to the screen tomorrow night, has just posted a story about... Read more
Musty Suffer gets exposure in AZ and VA
If you or anyone you know is in driving distance of Culpeper, VA, make sure you or they know about the historic Musty Suffershow Steve and I are doing... Read more
On the radio today, talkin' up Musty on Lopate
We had a blast at last night's launch event! It was great to see Musty up on the big screen again.
Steve Massa and I are guests on the... Read more
No foolin'…the word is out!
What better day than April 1st to announce the street date of the "Mishaps of Musty Suffer" DVD? Earlier today a press release about the DVD went out, and I've... Read more
Still squeezing Musty work in where I can…
Just wanted to stay in touch with you and let you know work is progressing on Musty. It's slow going, as I'm squeezing the tasks in around my full-time... Read more
Scoring completed! Final editing and box art next…
December and January are usually pretty quiet for me in terms of performing, but this year I was caught off guard with an unusually busy few weeks. A good problem... Read more
Companion guide booklet now available! Shhh...
The companion guide booklet to Accidentally Preserved – the test-pilot for our Musty SufferDVD booklet – is now "live" and available for purchase on Amazon's website! I'm not going... Read more
Musty Suffer film transfers
Good news -- a hard drive with the Mishaps of Musty Suffer film transfers is on its way to me from the Library of Congress!
I've made a short 1-minute... Read more
"Musty" marches on…!
The U.S. government shutdown ended just in time for Steve Massa and me to head down to the Library of Congress Packard Preservation Campus in Culpeper VA on Friday for... Read more
"Hold Fast" due to an unforeseen delay
It's not just government workers, society and the economy that's being affected by the government shut-down. Our friend Musty Suffer is, too.
The Library of Congress Packard Preservation Campus is... Read more
Funded in less than 2 weeks! Now what…?
I thought the funding goal might be surpassed, but not this soon! So, what to do if pledges continue to come in? They can – Kickstarter will continue accepting them... Read more