I’ve produced a lot of promos over the years.
Here are some of the good ones.
Real Tri-State Heroes
One of the things I love about the BBC’s show Top Gear, is that it flips political correctness the bird. At one point or another, every nationality gets a poke in the ribs… mostly Americans, who are constantly referred to as fat gun toting murders.
A few days ago, the hosts made a few unflattering comments about
The Daily Mail has the story.
Hammond was discussing a Mexican sports car and suggested that vehicles reflect the national characteristics of the country they are from.
Here’s a clip of the offending statement
His real name is John Lydon, but you and I know him as Johnny Rotten, the lead singer for the Sex Pistols. The Sex Pistols only lasted two years, but they're influencing music even today. The Pistols, along with the Ramones lead the way for Punk Rock… a loud, no nonsense, finger-pointing escape for people like me who couldn’t stand disco music.
Punk was raw, wild, in your face, and from the street, but Punk started dying out when it became mainstream and every other person had a rainbow Mohawk and a safety pin shoved through their nose.
So why bring up Johnny Rotten? He’s got a new book coming out… a scrapbook, full of his pictures and stories of the Sex Pistols. In the book, this dedicated rocker explains why he went on Judge Judy, why he became a spokesman for a butter company, and more. It ought to be good.
Johnny discusses the book.
Johnny Rotten butter salesman?
This is what Punk was all about… sailing up and down the
Johnny Rotten on Judge Judy? WTF?