Come & Take It Live
"...Tell it to Chris Nicholas, the man behind STAPLE!:The Independent Media Expo, the event that's providing a meeting place, a marketplace, a showcase for the folks who publish comics and zines and possible literary masterworks out of their own apartments...."
"...Directed by: Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz. Starring: Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Seann William Scott, Alyson Hannigon, Eugene Levy, Mena Suvari, Thomas Ian Nicholas and Tara Reid...."
"...If you're familiar with superhero comics, you might think, especially with the thick gray muttonchops bracketing his thin face, that he looks like a cross between Wolverine and, say, the Vulture's less buff younger brother. His real name, his not-so-secret identity, is Chris Nicholas, and he's the originator and driving force behind Staple!: The Independent Media Expo, now gearing up for its second annual incarnation this Saturday in the Northcross Mall...."
"...Directed by: Nicholas Stoller. Starring: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt, Alison Brie, Rhys Ifans, Mindy Kaling, Brian Posehn, David Paymer, Mimi Kennedy and Jacki Weaver...."
"... Well, if you consider the likes of Master Pancake Theatre and the Intergalactic Nemesis's Jason Neulander and Monica Gallagher of Bonnie N. Collide to be ordinary folks, anyway. Or Chris Nicholas (AKA Uncle Staple) – he's ordinary, right? Even though he seems, with the increasing success of this yearly expo, to have organizational and promotional skills beyond the ken of mortals. (He'd probably tell you that those skills are beyond the Barbie of mortals, too.) (Actually, what he told us is much less corny, yes, so let's get to that – right after these parentheses close.) Austin Chronicle: Uncle Staple, what are you looking forward to at the expo this year? Chris Nicholas: Well, we've got a got of fantastic things together..."
"...Directed by: Jesse Dylan. Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, January Jones, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Seann William Scott, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Fred Willard, Eugene Levy and Jennifer Coolidge..."
"...Note that the “sideburned provocateur” we mentioned? When he’s not called Uncle Staple, he’s known as Chris Nicholas – we’ve been following his industrious trajectory from the beginning – and he’s pretty stoked about Staple! 2016...."
"...And in this case, they’re not. Vaughn plays Fred, the embittered older brother of the sainted (literally) Nicholas “Santa” Claus (Giamatti)..."
"...Founded by Chris Nicholas, the homegrown two-day convention highlights independently produced comics, zines, toys, animation, and more. This year, it's all about the ladies..."
"...It’s not as though they are converging toward any plot or storyline. (Stick around until the end, and you’ll get to verify this movie’s total absence of plot.) Based on Bret Easton Ellis’ 1994 collection of linked short stories, The Informers (which is co-scripted by Ellis and Nicholas Jarecki) seems to be going for something like Robert Altman’s Short Cuts, a feature film derived from Raymond Carver’s writings..."
"...I detect the scent of a golden statuette wafting in the breeze. Redford's adaptation of Nicholas Evans' bestselling novel is a countrified, monolithic thing of beauty -- gorgeous to behold despite the fact that its overlong two-hour-and-45-minute running time plays off Redford's weather-beaten golden boy good looks far too often for its own good..."
"...The performances in The Funeral are all electrifying. Ferrara also aligns himself with many of his longtime associates in the creation of The Funeral, most notably screenwriter Nicholas St..."
"...Directed by: Chris Johnstone. Starring: Nicholas Backlund, Catherine Fogarty, Mary Elizabeth Keller and Tobias Baker..."
"...But, you know, the reductio ad absurdum thing affords no more glory than giving someone's brain a wedgie, does it? So let's move on, shall we? Let's get a soundbite from Staple! founder and director Chris Nicholas. What does Uncle Staple himself think of this year's Staple!?..."
"...Directed by: Geoffrey Sax. Starring: Michael Keaton, Deborah Kara Unger, Ian McNeice, Chandra West, Sarah Strange, Nicholas Elia, Keegan Connor Tracy and Amber Rothwell..."
"...His name is Chris Nicholas, actually...."
"...Chris Nicholas of Staple! Independent Media Expo: Ugh, what an awful scenario! I guess I'd have to say Luby's, because then at least there'd be some variety (although I'd probably always have some coconut pie). Alternately, I'd pick wherever my friend Michael Barnes works, because I know it would be good – and I could probably talk him into occasionally making a coconut pie...."
"...Not so's to spoil your appetite for Sunday's appearance … but right now we've got a transcript of a recent interview with the man, during which we peppered him with questions cribbed from the likes of Chris Nicholas of Staple!, Tim Doyle of Nakatomi Inc., Kelly Phillips of Dirty Diamonds, Kristin Hogan of Squid Friends, and a certain Angelica Brenner:..."
"...Chris Nicholas of Staple! The Independent Media Expo: Maybe "need" is a rather strong word, but maybe not. What does one need? We need air to breathe, food to eat, shelter from the elements, and, arguably, clothing..."
"...Chris Nicholas of Staple! The Independent Media Expo: Why aren’t more?..."