New short film: Slipper

This is a short film written and produced by Kate Rodman who has appeared in Falling Flat and the Grand Romantic Gestures music video. Joel Michalak of Novelty Friend directed it. Starring Kate Rodman and Kitt Walker Johansson. Shot by Jeremy Wade with sound by Emma Janson and featuring...

New music video

Joel Michalak wrote, produced, directed, edited and acted in this new music video for his band Therapy Session. The Song is called “Grand Romantic Gestures.” Look for appearances from the cast of Falling Flat! Therapy Session’s new album can be purchased here:...

The Late Show with Step...

Joel Michalak has watched every episode of The Colbert Report and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, so you can only imagine how smitten he was to have his comedy hero Stephen Colbert read his twitter joke for the segment Late Night Confessions. Watch bellow. @NovelyFriend got the last...

Falling Flat

We did it! We shot our own sitcom pilot and it’s great! It’s about a band in the LA music scene and has an amazing cast: Joel Michalak, Mark Schroeder, Ameenah Kaplan, Kate Rodman, Jayce Alexander Basques, Wilder Smith, Pam Murphy, Paul Goetz, Jordy Altman, Lilan Bowden,...

How to Write like Hemin...

In an attempt to become a professional writer, Joel Michalak will try anything to become as successful as Ernest Hemingway; including getting incredibly drunk on absinthe for the first...

The KC Challenge

Sean tries The Cinnamon Challenge, The Gallon of Milk Challenge and the KC Challenge. Starring: Haley Mancini Joel Michalak and Ricky Hayberg. Written & Directed by Joel Michalak Director of Photography: Kevin Perry 2nd AC: Becca Wolfe Sound: Carlos...