Life Among Giants: An Amateur Makes a Trailer, and Hooks it to a Star

categories: Cocktail Hour / I Used to Play in Bands / Movies



They say a man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.  But what about the man who makes his own book trailer?  I’m thinking I’ll charge myself double, as I know a fool and his money are soon parted.  But as Cato the Elder said: Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise (Cato the Younger was in The Pink Panther, as you’ll recall).  So a word to the wise: much to learn here.  For me.  Or as my mother liked to repeat: Fools’ names and fools’ faces, always appear in public places.  In HD!  I wish I’d had a better director!  Don’t worry, I’ll get back to I Used to Play in Bands soon.  What’s that you say?  Right.  Better to read the book!  Next: What do you call the writer who makes his own web site?


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  1. malcolm writes:

    Ah Bill, so simple, so sublime. You should write a book!

  2. Tommy writes:

    “It’s like he’s opened up the gates of fate.”

    “He can hardly saw why.”

    Guess we’ll just have to read the book to find out if there’s any room for redemption!

    Who made the music? Love the panorama shot of you in the center, nice! Maine’s pretty.

  3. Debora writes:

    I foresee a new category for the Academy Awards.

  4. Kristen writes:

    I love how the big rocks in the beginning conjure the idea of giants: toes and moses of big rock creatures. I also appreciate the way you made what I assume is a McMansion look like a creepy haunted house! Great job, Bill!

    • Bill writes:

      That thing is more than a McMansion–it’s like 40 rooms on a bluff over the sea with its own docks and heli-pad.

  5. Dave writes:

    Awesome! Who did wardrobe?