Friday, October 15, 2010

Penn alum TV series creator scribes book, Paramount bites

Hank Steinberg and UPenn
If you were a fan of the CBS series "Without A Trace" and the baseball film 61, then you're a fan of this Penn alum's work.

More about this alum and his new project with Paramount after the jump!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Blast from the Past (1995): A Locust Walk Pig Roast, Spring Fling and the LIDDS (VIDEO)

UPenn and Locust Walk and Spring Fling and Lidds
Recently, musician Jay Matsueda (W'95) sent me a video of a bunch of random footage taken during various public entertainment events on and near PENN campus in the 1994/1995 timeframe.

The video includes:
  • music by The LIDDS, Jay Matsueda (W'95), Pete Lee (C'95) and a band at a block party
  • jeans wearing dancers at the Quad during Spring Fling
  • two random guys adlib singing, a pig roast on Locust Walk, some black-lit party footage, a big beige block party and much, much more. 
Check out the video after the jump!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

How to Live on the Cheap in LA

Hillel Smith and UPenn and Rent Food Broke
You're a struggling actor or an assistant to someone in LA and until you hit it big, you're on a tight budget.

Well one Penn alum has created something that will be very helpful to all you LA transplants.

More after the jump!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Studio Head Penn Alum to Disney: Out with the old, In with the new

Rich Ross and UPenn and Disney
It's been about a year now since Rich Ross (C'83, Penn in Pictures panelist) became studio head of Disney and some would argue he's been making some bold moves that have helped save the studio...

More from the New York Times HERE



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Monday, October 11, 2010

7 Things You Should Know About Walking On Locust Walk

Recently a tweet from Clarissa Palmer (C'14), a new Penn freshman, caught my eye about the DO's and DON'Ts of walking Locust Walk.

I thought all the Penn generations of my readers would appreciate this:
"Every single day, hundreds of people walk on Locust Walk (main pedestrian walkway at UPenn) to get to the library, class, their home, or to the dining halls. Everyone has a destination and a purpose to be there. So why the hell do some people stroll like they are just taking a walk in the park? Some people just don’t understand that people are in a rush and they need to keep moving. Here are the 7 things everyone at UPenn and people who come to visit need to know about walking on Locust Walk."
Read them after the jump!