The envelope, please... gimme that

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The envelope, please... gimme that

Postby Jonathan Townsend » March 2nd, 2017, 12:12 pm

After the awkwardness at this year's Academy Awards... the notion of card in an envelope being the wrong card or wrong envelope from a group started to tweak my interest. How much work is there around doing material with small envelopes with cards inside? Change envelopes with business cards?

Au courant - red envelopes with white cards inside announcing this show's selected card?

The moment on the show which triggered me was watching the PWC guy snatch a card out of Warren Beatty's hand to show the text and announce best picture. That deserves some comic callbacks with more red envelopes and nonsense text :) .

Just another TV watching moment where you might be looking for Rod Serling in the background smoking a cigarette as he's about to say "submitted for your approval..."
Mundus vult decipi -per Caleb Carr's story Killing Time

Jonathan Townsend
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Typography , typography, typography

Postby Jonathan Townsend » March 3rd, 2017, 8:09 pm

Mundus vult decipi -per Caleb Carr's story Killing Time

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Re: The envelope, please... gimme that

Postby ATXTimeLord » March 10th, 2017, 1:35 pm

Just a minor point of correction.

The gentleman that snatched the card out of Beatty's hand was not a representative from PWC, but one of the producers for La La Land... He was the same person that announced that the other picture had one.. "No joke.. You guys won"

mG


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