On the one-hundred and eighty-first Box Angeles writer Demi Adejuyigbe (The Good Place, @midnight) stops by Studio 309. He discusses growing up in Texas, the origins of Gilmore Guys, and more!
The BA #181 Breakdown
– Box rants music videos that don’t show the artist.
– Drinking and rituals.
– Born in London, growing up outside Dallas and becoming a citizen.
– Being the creative one in the family and making commercials with friends in high school.
– Attending the University of Texas, Austin and studying film criticism / production.
– Working at the Daily Texan newspaper and doing the final semester as an intern in Los Angeles.
– Working at Red Hour, then @midnight, UCB and Gilmore Guys origins.
– Getting representation, writing for the VMAs and then The Good Place.
– Demi describes what he does in three words.
– Demi answers why show business, why Hollywood and his favorite part of LA.
– Demi discusses what content he consumes and who he’d like to work with.
– Demi’s favorite thing he has done (& least) and how he defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.
STUDIO BEER – Reel Brewery, Narcissus IPA
An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder doesn’t like artsy music videos. Follow him @boxangeles.