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Update 08/08/07

I'm still replying to everyone, so reviews are greatly appreciated!

You may remember me as Elnoabnuxnux, author of the SAMV series. First and foremost, a deep apology to all of you who are STILL waiting for the continuation of that series. Even though it has been two years, I still get emails about it!!! I give you my word, it will be finished.

Now, on with the introduction!

Thank you for checking out the first installment of Shame by the Slice! While I was working on SAMV, I was trying to devise a way to really infuse some emotion, humanity and well, character to my characters. The big problem I was facing was that every character's face was stone still (except for their mouths) as they spoke. I'm a real perfectionist, and I wracked my brain on what I could do to solve this. I spent a great deal of time experimenting on a generic character and finally hit a real breakthrough. I found that by isolating each of the character's separate eyelids, pupils, ears, eyebrows and mouths, I could truly bring them to life in ways that had never before been possible for me! The result was very labor intensive, but at the same time truly satisfying to behold.

The experiment sort of snowballed. I thought of a name. It was "Shame on a Stick", in reference to "Hot Dog on a Stick". This was problematic, as there was once a sitcom based on this franchise. Thinking back (fondly?) to my pizza delivering days, I was struck with "Shame by the Slice". I thought it was pretty catchy. From there, the creative floodgates opened. I brainstormed up a zoofull of crazy characters. I recalled a lot of the bizarre stuff I had seen while working at the pizza parlor. My mind began brewing up a hilarious script. My thoughts flowed like champagne at a wedding! Before I knew it, I was knee deep in a brand new project.

Well, here is the first part of my labor. I truly hope you enjoy watching it as much as I enjoyed making it. I must warn you in advance, I am NOT good at actionscript. I suck at it, in fact. For a month, I poured over a playhead scrubber kind of thing to control the movie, but being that it has multiple scenes, it would not work. Oh well. I kind of think you should watch the whole thing anyway!

Big thanks and shoutz:

Amanda. Thanks for tolerating my countless nights laboring over this thing.
Derek, Jeff and Deidre: Thanks for your voices!
Mom and Dad: Thanks for the DNA!
Ed: For the endless patience. For stickin by me. We're gonna finish part 5!!!
Tom McFulp: Thanks for the creative outlet over the years!!!! Don't know where I'd turn to without it!!!!
And YOU!!! The viewing public!!! Thanks a lot for your support over the last 4 years!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviews


RedDeathAwaitsRedDeathAwaits

Rated 5 / 5 stars

My summary: CRAZY AS HELL!

That was messed up! It almost had "Waiting" style flavor to it with some x-files added in. I can't wait to see the next one ^_^


BaconMask responds:

It gets a lot more X-Filey in the next half! Thanks for watching!


kaijeigokaijeigo

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Awesome!

This stuff is the illest...can't wait for the sequel....

PIIIIZZZZAAAAAA


BaconMask responds:

It'll be here soon, I promise!! Thanks for watching!


KuchishiroKuchishiro

Rated 5 / 5 stars

floating manager....floating manager....

MAKE A PIZZZA MAKE A PIZZZA AHHHHH lol omg so funny, my llil sis is like "make a pizza!" all the time now lol great flash, f34r t3h fl4x0r


BaconMask responds:

Haa haa haa!!! I've started a catch phrase!!! YES!!!

Thanks for watching!!!


CorruptedSephirothCorruptedSephiroth

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Cool

the hispanic dude was like my freind dawn. lol. looks just like him, talks like him, and has a raiders hat that he wears regularly. do you know dawn???
lol anyway that a cool movie


BaconMask responds:

Nope, sure don't. I based him on an old friend of mine. He's the kind of guy that gives everyone nicknames and can make any situation seem funny.

Thanks for watching!


havechangedhavechanged

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Can't wait for the rest!

Loved it. The best part was when the guy who cried while cutting tomatoes asked if he could be in charge...and in happiness his ears did that little flutter. So cute!


BaconMask responds:

I think that was my favoreit part too... at least in the first half! Thanks a lot for watching and reviewing!