, Posted on 8/9/2012 by
Dan Grgas, thanks for sitting down with me today.
You play the Mad Tagger in the newest episode of Status Kill. Where do you draw your inspiration from as an actor?
I draw my inspiration from life, Chris. It could be anything. A bird, a tree, a song. As long as there is vibrancy and some sense of immediacy present in what surrounds me I feel I can channel it down into my being, change it, and then channel it back out into my craft.
Do you yourself find irritation in being tagged in photos?
Not really. I like when I get tagged in a picture. Sometimes they can be a bit unflattering, but even then it's usually the sign of a good or funny time I had with friends.
What's it like working with filmmaker/friend Jesse Cowell?
Jesse is a great guy and I'm lucky to consider him a friend, but I had never worked with him and I'm happy to say he was awesome on set. I hate when you're acting and you're sitting around with your thumb up your ass not doing anything because the director is dicking around. But Jess had everything worked out and it was a real fun, effective, easy shoot - for me at least.
Please share with us your most embarrassing tagged photo and an explanation of why?
A picture of me with my front two teeth cracked in half. Why? I had too much to drink.
What's your favorite My Damn Channel series?
Other than Status Kill, you mean? Ha ha ha ha!! I am very partial to Horrible People. It's such a well-written spoof, and it's unapologetic in how dumb and crazy the comedy is in it. To do such a killer send-up I think the comedy's got to tap into that part of your brain that doesn't need to think in order to laugh at it. To laugh straight from the gut. I love that stuff. Poop! Shit! Dick! LOL.
How did you get so lucky to have a friend like Chris Donahue?
Chris owns about three t-shirts and one of them is of a band we both happen to like. I said, "that band rules" and he said, "I agree" and then we started to talk about other stuff and next thing you know I have a good friend in Chippy Diesel.
F--k off, Chip.