Sweetgrass Weighs In

Post by WildSnow.com blogger | June 16, 2009      

It was a snowy February night as I sat up in my bed staring at pictures of Mary-Kate and Ashley, dreaming of sunnier days. Ben stormed into the room, one hand gripping a microwave pizza, the other running through his golden locks. (Nothing like pie grease as mousse — endorsed by ski bums everywhere.)

“Ok man, I’ve got it. We call the movie Signatures. The seasons, the individual, the snowsurf style, the turn — they’re all connected.”

Ben handed me a napkin with a treasure map to the hidden temple of McDonald’s and a couple notes he’d scratched on our film-to-be. Hit with divine inspiration, he had penned the plan at the helm of our latest epic Japanese road trip…

Backcountry Skiing

Still from our Hokkaido days.

After buffing out the idea for some four more months, there you have it folks, our title for the new Sweetgrass Productions film: Signatures. As for the pizza mousse, anyone know who we talk to for a Tombstone sponsorship?


5 Responses to “Sweetgrass Weighs In”

  1. Ken June 16th, 2009 9:54 am

    This makes no sense…. Context anyone?….anyone?

  2. Lou June 16th, 2009 12:47 pm

    Hi, just follow the link, it’s a teaser, sorry if my excerpt confused, just experimenting with the “new media.”

  3. Jon Jay June 16th, 2009 4:59 pm

    this movie looks rad! and i totally understand the post, must be my youth…

  4. SweetgrassFolks June 16th, 2009 5:44 pm

    we’re still working on the O Boy Oberto! deal, but I’ll talk to the Backbone folks and see if they have a Tombstone contact. keep our fingers crossed.

  5. Colin in CA June 19th, 2009 12:23 am

    Awesome Nick. Really looking forward to seeing it. Hand Cut was fantastic. Packed more entertainment and artistic value than many movies that are twice as long.

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