Five Questions with charlieuniformtango Owner and Senior Editor Deedle LaCour
What do Michael Jordan, Garth Brooks, and Bob Barker have in common? They’re all right here as charlieuniformtango Owner and Senior Editor Deedle LaCour stops by for a thoroughly entertaining round of Five Questions with SCREEN! Let’s get to it!
SCREEN: Deedle, Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
DEEDLE: Dave Grohl of Nirvana and Foo Fighters. I interviewed him at his office for a documentary film I was producing about the punk rock band Descendents. He was an hour late and hung over because he had just finished a film he was working on (Sound City) and they hit it hard at their wrap party the night before. He showed up with a bag of McDonald’s and was a sweet heart.
Speaking of Dave being a sweet heart, here are Dave Grohl‘s Top 10 “Good Guy Grohl” moments, courtesy of Loudwire…
SCREEN: If you could be a contestant on any game show in television history, what would it be?
DEEDLE: The Price Is Right, Bob Barker era. I grew up watching and still love it. I want to spin that big wheel!
SCREEN: Your favorite commercial ever?
DEEDLE: My favorite of all time is the Jordan vs Bird “Nothing But Net” McDonald’s commercial. Two legends having fun. The final swish sound to end it over the logo is perfection…
Since I’ve been in the business, my favorite is the Geico “Caveman” spot where he’s on one of those combative Fox News type shows where the talking heads argue the whole time. The line “sounds like someone woke up on the wrong side of the rock” and then the caveman’s reaction is the best 5 seconds ever in a spot. I’ve said that line countless times to my wife and kids over the years.
All right, Deedle, here is that best five seconds ever, enjoy!
SCREEN: What is your most prized possession?
DEEDLE: I’m not really sentimental on possessions but I’ve always been entrepreneurial and owning small businesses ranks pretty high. But if I had to name a possession, it’s my wife’s 1993 Fender American Standard Telecaster that I stole from her when we were in high school.
SCREEN: Worst job ever?
DEEDLE: Putt Putt Golf and games when I was a teenager. In Texas, back in the ‘90s, they had some kind of loophole where a company could work you 7 hours without a break if you were in the entertainment industry. So, I’d work a 7 hour shift with no break or food. I loved arcades growing up and that ruined them for me.
SCREEN: Your go-to karaoke song?
DEEDLE: “Friends in Low Places” by Garth Brooks. It’s a crowd pleasing sing along.
Here’s the crowd singing karoake with Garth in this entertaining clip…
SCREEN: Your greatest athletic achievement?
DEEDLE: I made a select club soccer team when I was 13 years old. Then I got a guitar and the rest is history.
SCREEN: Best advice you’ve ever been given?
DEEDLE: I mean, it’s hard to beat the golden rule. Also, “Thou shalt not allow anything to deter you in your quest for ALL.”
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