Friday, May 25, 2012


For the last three years, I've celebrated the birthday of Dolly Menck, the PitBull daughter of my friends Laura and Ric Menck, with a custom-made movie poster, chronicling her adventures across the country forwarding the cause of animal rights.

I imagined an old school, star-studded adventure, a mash-up of the let's-hit-the-road fun of films like The Muppet Movie and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World with classic Hollywood social commentary seen in classics like Gentlemen's Agreement and 12 Angry Men. It started with Miss Dolly Goes To Washington:

Dolly, having brought attention to her cause, decided to go one step further and run for President, as chronicled in Dolly For President:

Well, when May 25 rolled around again, I felt like I had to complete the trilogy! Dolly, now President of the United States, brought the country together and earned her place in history as one of the nation's greatest leaders, as shown in Canine-In-Chief:
This time around, we've got a mostly new cast (backing Cate Blanchett and James Cromwell, back for a third time as Laura and Ric), a new big-time musician providing the soundtrack, and a new director. All in all, these three films will make for one hell of a DVD boxed set!

Happy Birthday Dolly!