EDITOR'S NOTE: Fresh off a three year managerial stint, your friendly neighborhood lenslinger is back on the street and under heavy deadline. As the numbing effects of his self-imposed containment wear off, vexing reflections and pithy epistles are sure to follow...
Friday, June 10, 2011
The Recordist (Rated R)
Mangler ain't been the same since he started freelancing.
"I know what you're thinking. 'Is he monitoring six frequencies or only five?" Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself. But being as this is a Sennheiser ME 66, the most awesomest shotgun microphone in the world, and can pierce your skull from a thousand yards off, you've got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk? ... On second thought, forget I asked. I've been reading your thoughts with this thing all day, anyway. Oh, did I mention my forearms are killing me? 'Cause they are. A soundman's got to know his limitations. So, if you even consider asking for another take, or - sohelpmeGod - another set-up, , I'll turn your head into a canoe... I'll be sorting M&M's over at Craft Services if anybody needs me."