All posts tagged: Jackass

Spike Jonze probably directed your favourite music video

We all (or should) know that Spike Jonze as the acclaimed director of movies such as Her, Where the Wild Things Are, Being John Malkovich and Adaptation as well as a frequent guest on Jackass. However, unbeknownst to me, my first introduction to Spike Jonze came in Music Video form. He is known for making some of the best music videos of all time. In fact, the first time I saw Spike Jonze on camera I didn’t even know it was him. He was portraying the character of Richard Koufey, an eccentric character who was the leader of fictional dance group The Torrance Community Dance Group in the video for “Praise You” by Fatboy Slim. I really thought that Richard Koufey was a real person and I believe Jonze even accepted an MTV Music award for Fatboy Slim that year as Richard Koufey. My brain hurts. All that aside, Spike Jonze has a music video catalog that would make other directors look like film students. Here are just a few of the dozens he has done in …

I’m Johnny Knoxville…Welcome to Jackass

What’s better than 4.5 minutes of Jackass intros? Sunsets The smell of Fresh Cut Grass Having that girl you’ve always liked finally say yes to a date Bacon The thrill of acing that test you just took…you know…the AIDS test Finding $20 Getting a job Having your parents be proud of you …or a at least I imagine all of these things are better. I wouldn’t know, I’ve never experienced them. Too busy watching Jackass.