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Casting “True Detective” Season Three

Posted on February 21, 2014

The other day there was some  Twitter chatter about who would be cast in season two of True Detective. Tweets began popping up with suggestions including Edward Norton (a great one) and my own – Denzel Washington. I thought it would make an interesting story – only to find out that there are versions of this all over the Web and Twitter – it even had its own hashtag. So it kind of took the fun out of it for me. But I still wanted do it – with one change: Since everyone is discussing who should be cast in season two – I’m going to go ahead and recommend a cast for the inevitable season three. Granted, this is assumed that none of…

Aidan Reviews Auto Show Fashion

Posted on February 16, 2014

Auto Show employee: I bet you plan to take some cool pics of cars. Aidan: I bet not. And so began Aidan’s visit to the Chicago Auto Show. Aidan’s camera focused mainly on the fashion of the show. Unlike many visitors, especially males, Aidan doesn’t get a hard on for engine blocks. So in a timely nod to New York’s Fashion Week. Let’s get started. And remember, Aidan thinks “couture” is a disease you get in France. This first pic just reminds me of better things to come to McCormick Place. And that would be this April for C2E2 (Chicago’s Comic Con). This gal broke into an impromptu dance. I love her hair. I had to include that guy’s reaction. The music around the…

Meet Marsha Dietlein

Posted on February 9, 2014

One of The Dodgy’s favorite filmmakers, Edward Burns (The Brothers McMullen), over the last few years made three New York-based movies pretty much back-to-back-to-back: Nice Guy Johnny, Newlyweds and The Fitzgerald Family Christmas. All three featured nearly the same cast, especially the latter two, including the talented Marsha Dietlein. I don’t want to say she steals every scene she’s in because all the actors were great in them, but she kicks my ass and yours in these films. She was also in Burn’s short film Doggy Bags. Dietlein took time out recently to chat with The Dodgy from her New York City home. How did you get involved in working with Edward Burns? I met him years ago when he was casting ‘She’s The One.’ I hadn’t seen ‘Brothers McMullen’ because…