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A Shout Out to One of Our Own, Charles Papert

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#1 Dave Chameides

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Posted 06 October 2014 - 06:17 AM

Does anyone out there watch Key & Peele? Not only brilliantly funny but shot by our very own Charles Papert, former steadicam op and dessert maker (he may still do that though). Seriously, it's hilarious but moreso if you watch it for visuals, it's astounding. The number of different looks they pull off in any given show, and all done on a shoestring and quickly....and shockingly well executed, is astounding. Check it out with the sound off and you'll be amazed. He's doing some seriously amazing work and I just thought it was worth sharing with you all.


Bravo Chaz!




P.S. All work is gluten free!

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#2 Alan Rencher

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Posted 06 October 2014 - 10:25 AM

I visited the set once. Charles is, in fact, in charge. Also, I want to say that the crew does an awesome job, and they're very cool people. Great show, great visuals. I have also heard that they might be doing a movie.
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#3 Sanjay Sami

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Posted 06 October 2014 - 12:00 PM

It is a great show. Hilarious and well made. 

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#4 JimBartell


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Posted 06 October 2014 - 04:44 PM

Some of the lines in this show are priceless.  A recent sketch had a gay character trying to explain the differences (or lack thereof) in a gay wedding vs. a straight wedding to a clueless character:


Clueless: What do we throw in place of rice?

Gay: (angrily) Why would you throw anything other than rice?  What would you throw?

Clueless: I don't know. Couscous? Skittles?


I laughed for about a minute at that one.


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#5 Charles Papert

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Posted 06 October 2014 - 11:15 PM

Thanks all!


"Key & Peele" has been an amazing experience (this is the last season) in all ways. I can only hope that I am fortunate enough to find myself attached to projects in the future that are as much fun and creatively fulfilling as this one has been.


Jim, I laughed my ass off at the couscous and Skittles line also! (here's that sketch):





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