John tells of his enthusiasm for wine, especially for a particular Pinot Noir, and his attempts to convince his wife of the power of wine.
BIO: Emmett Goodman is an animation artist, and has been involved with a number of animation projects, both commercial and independent. Emmett has directed music videos, web episodes, short films, and has been involved with properties for Comedy Central, HBO, and Speakaboos. Emmett has also written several online articles on animation for ASIFA-East.
Beginning as a songwriter, John Meyer has written material for Lily Tomlin, Madeline Kahn and Joan Rivers. Judy Garland performed his number I'd Like to Hate Myself in the Morning on the Tonight Show in 1968. From this base, John expanded his skills to memoirs (Heartbreaker), musicals (The Betrayal of Nora Blake), film (Not for Publication, 1984) and TV (The Amazing Stories episode, Gershwin's Trunk, which was produced by Steven Spielberg). The Magical Mystery of Musigny marks his first experience as writer/director of an animated film.
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