December 25, 2008

REPO ROAD TOUR 2 DAY THREE: BOSTON, MA

It’s a little after noon.  Chad’s wearing dark glasses, trying to fight off a hangover, and the 3 of us are all acting edgy.  Darren and I bicker a bit at the JetBlue counter about whether or not we should check a very heavy box […]
December 25, 2008

REPO ROAD TOUR 2 DAY FOUR: PHILADELPHIA, PA

It’s snowing.  I can see Chad’s breath as he heaves one of our heavy REPO! merch boxes into the back of the rental car.  Past Chad, across from the loading area, is the hotel’s green street marquee: Holiday Inn.  I immediately think of X-mas.  I […]
December 25, 2008

REPO ROAD TOUR 2 DAY FIVE: HOUSTON, TX

It’s 11:00am.  Darren, Chad & I meet downstairs.  Paul Sorvino is there, having a coffee.  We say our good-byes to the man, hop in our rented car, and head off to Philly’s airport en route to Houston, our 5th and final stop on RRT2.  Driving […]
December 24, 2008

REPOSSESSING THE ACADEMY AWARDS, SAN DIEGO, & STUDENTS OF GRAVE-ROBBING

It’s official: Variety announced that 3 songs from REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA are eligible for an Oscar nomination, “Chase the Morning”, “Chromaggia”, and “Zydrate Anatomy”.  Considering that there are only 49 eligible songs in the running, and 11 of which are from High School Musical […]
December 4, 2008

REPO ROAD TOUR DAY ONE: PORTLAND, OR

And so it begins…the 7-city, 7-night road tour of REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA!  What’s the Repo Road Tour, say you?  In an effort to share our little rock-opera-that-could with audiences not currently part of our film’s limited theatrical release, director Darren Lynn Bousman and I […]
December 4, 2008

REPO ROAD TOUR DAY TWO: SEATTLE, WA

We sleep in…and it is glorious!  Joe, C.J., Darren & I meet downstairs in the hotel lobby.  It’s noon.  We grab a coffee and a pastry, then jump into our rental car – a Highlander – and begin making our drive to Seattle. 3-hours of […]
December 4, 2008

REPO ROAD TOUR DAY THREE: CHICAGO, IL

The alarm goes off at 5:45am.  We get up and immediately hook our digital cameras to our laptops to download photos from the last 2 nights – evidence of the overwhelming success of the Repo Road Tour, evidence of REPO!’s rabid fan base – and […]
December 4, 2008

REPO ROAD TOUR DAY FOUR: KANSAS CITY, KS

It’s 9:00am.  Darren and I have an hour to get ready, download photos for our daily emailed update to REPO!’s producers, conduct a telephone interview with a radio station, and catch a cab to the airport.  Our groggy interview voices betray our physical states: tired, […]