Seth Rotkin

My Face on Funny Or Die, and 2 Film Festivals Like Web-Series I Was In

I don’t know if it’s still up this morning, but since Friday or Saturday, my face has been on the front page of Funny Or Die for a political satire video I acted in, Mayer For Mayor, Pt. 1. Craziness.

Here’s a screen capture from writer/director Sam Sero for proof, because as the internet has taught us, pics or didn’t happen.

There I am, right under Stephen Lang. (How many people get to write that sentence?)

Please go watch the video on Funny Or Die and vote ‘Funny’ so we can… win Internet points or something, I guess.

I would embed the video here but apparently Funny or Die and WordPress are rival gangs. If you can’t bear the thought of leaving CoreyBlake.com, fortunately the Poopdog Entertainment team posted the video on YouTube so you can watch it right here:

My fellow Magic Meathands improviser Seth Rotkin is in this too. Yes, there are plans for a Mayer for Mayor, Pt. 2 and possibly more. It seems like maybe there’s some sort of political thing going on for the next 9 months or so that might make this timely. So if you like what you see, please let us know in the comments, share with your friends, and watch it over and over until you’ve memorized the entire thing backwards and forwards. There will be a test.

In other news about me and my face, two film festivals specializing in web-series and online content are particularly fond of a web-series that I appeared in called The Starmind Record. I originally wrote about my appearance in episode 6 and the project here. The Starmind Record is an official selection of both the LA Web Series Festival and the Hollyweb Festival.

If you’re in the LA area and want to check out The Starmind Record on the big screen, the LA Web Series Festival is running the weekend of April 6-8 at the LAX Raddison Hotel (exact screening details to be announced March 20). The Hollyweb Festival will begin screenings on March 9th (exact details should be announced any second now) with an award show on March 31 at the Dim Mak Studios (formerly Cinespace) in Hollywood. Check out the festivals’ websites for more details.

Here’s the episode I’m in, if you missed it the first time around:

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Sex Offender runs for Mayor

So this should take care of any political aspirations I might have.

I can’t figure out how to embed Funny or Die videos here so once the Poopdog Entertainment people post it to YouTube, I’ll do a new post embedding it here. I think this is the third video I’ve done with Sam Sero and Poopdog. Mayer for Mayor Part 1 will have a part 2, maybe a part 3, and who knows how many more as the 2012 elections fever ramps up.

This video also features fellow Meathand Seth Rotkin. We had too much fun shooting the scene at the table where he’s coaching me. Not sure if more of that will ever surface in future installments.

Anyway, vote Mayer for Mayor!

Gabby’s Good Luck Minute 2

Magic Meathands Original video #10!

Wrapping up what turned into sketch comedy week here at CoreyBlake.com central, we’ve now got the latest original video from the Magic Meathands! Nikki Turner wrote and directed a sequel to her first Gabby’s Good Luck Minute (although I think you’ll be able to manage without seeing the original). I play the main guest for the show and also do the announcer voice. Kathie Bostian returns as Gabby, and there’s also Shane Boroomand, Eric Ho, new Meathand Seth Rotkin, and a guest appearance by non-Meathand Matt Lundin. Kevin Callahan is present too, thanks to a flashback to Gabby part 1.

I don’t want to jump to conclusions but I think Gabby might be cursed.

Reminder: We’ve got a live show Saturday night at the The Spot Café in Culver City! 8 PM, $7 for 2 improv comedy groups including us!

Archives:
Magic Meathands Original video #9: Catnip
Magic Meathands Original video #8: Pheel Good
Magic Meathands Original video #7: Corey vs. His Nemesis
Magic Meathands Original video #6: Gabby’s Good Luck Minute
Magic Meathands Original video #5: Gotcha
Magic Meathands Original video #4: ManCoaster
Magic Meathands Original video #3: Pants – A Nightmare
Magic Meathands Original video #2: Fun and Games
Magic Meathands Original video #1: Eddie the Enforcer

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Pheel Good

Magic Meathands Original video #8!

Written and directed by Mary Benedict. Me as one of the spokespersons for a new amazing pharmaceutical product with… some side effects. Also starring Mary, Kathie Bostian, Kevin Callahan, Shane Boroomand, Nikki Turner, and Seth Rotkin as Choking Guy.

I don’t know about you, but I feel better already. In fact, I’m having a hard time remembering a time when I ever felt bad. Wow, this stuff really works! I’m headed to my local pharmacy to get more!

Archives:
Magic Meathands Original video #7: Corey vs. His Nemesis
Magic Meathands Original video #6: Gabby’s Good Luck Minute
Magic Meathands Original video #5: Gotcha
Magic Meathands Original video #4: ManCoaster
Magic Meathands Original video #3: Pants – A Nightmare
Magic Meathands Original video #2: Fun and Games
Magic Meathands Original video #1: Eddie the Enforcer

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