"I found myself literally laughing out loud as I turned the pages and was left wanting to share the images instantly with others. . . . Looking for a fun time? Be sure to check out this book." —Mike Gencarelli, www.MediaMikes.com (January 2012)
"Mime Very Own Book is a collection of full color photographs of vignettes . . . [presenting] a unique brand of humor using the style of the mime. . . . A worthy choice for art lovers who don't mind a bit of silence." —Wisconsin Book Watch (March 2012)
Our Mime, The amazing Doug Jones
: 24 year acting career and the most familiar face you might not recognize. Doug's incredible talents have brought some of the most memorable and amazing screen characters to life, like Billy Butcherson in Hocus Pocus
, Pan and the Pale Man in the multi-Oscar-winning Pan's Labyrinth
, the Silver Surfer, Abe Sapien in the Hellboy
movies, and some incredible film work too on shows like CSI, Criminal Minds
, and his infamous role as the lead Gentleman in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer
. Doug worked as a mime to pay the bills and Mime Very Own Book
brings those humble beginnings full circle.
Foreword by the hilarious Josh the Ponceman Perry: Star of the hit YouTube series Retarded Policeman and original shorts on The Perry Brothers Abnormal Comedy channel which have garnered over 100 million views and whose audience continues to grow. Josh has starred on the big screen with such icons as Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Emily Blunt,Val Kilmer, Rip Torn, Cloris Leachman and Peter Falk. Josh has not let the fact that he has Down Syndrome stop him from pursuing a successful career as an actor.
Photography through the stunning lens of Eric Curtis: Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Eric moved to California after college and lives in LA where he has photographed such Hollywood notables as David Lynch, Danny Glover, rocker Tommy Lee, the bands My Chemical Romance and Linkin Park, and rapper Method Man. Eric's unique approach to photography emphasizes bringing studio lighting to the outside world, which allows him to dictate the terms of the world he's shooting.
Makeup by Oscar nominated artist Thomas Floutz: Some of Thom's work, Hellboy I&II, X-Men First Class, Sucker Punch, Breaking Bad
Costumes by Connie Perry: An over 30 year career producing and creating live events and costume extravaganzas, Connie's professionalism and creative eye were key in making the endless costume changes and challenges of Mime Very Own Book possible.