Good times.


We had a great turnout at our show and tell on Friday. In addition to the Wainwright & Cooke photos on the wall, we graced the PianoFight wall with The Creditors, our current work sample, clips from A Session with The Committee and The Flip Wilson Show, Allaudin Mathieu home movie excerpts, and the super rare anti-smoking PSA Too Tough to Care! Thanks to Committee friends and family old & new for joining us! We look forward to more events in 2019.

Who Says Satire Has a Limited Shelf Life?

Forty-Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal, in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, to stand for the National Anthem reminds us of how The Committee depicted a similar instance of non-violent resistance. As spot-on today as it was almost 50 years ago, The Committee’s “Star Spangled Banner” scene is emblematic of their vision of American nationalism, the militarism at the heart of our national identity, and what happens to protesters who won’t stand up and salute the flag. This clip is from 1969’s “A Session with The Committee”, but the scene goes back with the company to 1966 at least.  Featuring Peter Bonerz, Barbara Bosson, Carl Gottlieb, Christopher Ross, Garry Goodrow, Howard Hesseman, Jessica Myerson, and Mel Stewart. #respect #Kaepernick #nationalanthem