Drew met his/our friend, Bill Gullo, their first week of college way back in the stone age, and they have been pals ever since. These days, Bill and his wife Rachel and their almost five-year-old son live up the street from us (how quaint is that?) and Bill spends much of his time writing screenplays (while Rachel writes novels, and a blog, and sometimes essays). Anyway, one of Bill’s many projects is a comedic web series called “Couples” that I thought many of you would enjoy (it’s about relationships!), and the second season just launched last week.
Each week a new episode is posted on Vimeo and follows one couple stuck on a therapist’s couch as they discuss “marriage, sex, parenting, longing, numbness, manscaping, and fennel salads. Ranging from one to three minutes, the episodes are intended for mobile devices just like Jurassic World and dating.” Bill wrote and directed every episode and they’re pretty funny and a little awkward, just like he is (kidding, Bill). You can see all of season one and the first two episodes of season two here (the first episode of season two is posted above). New episodes are posted every Thursday, and you can follow the series on Facebook here.
d2 July 21, 2015, 9:50 pm
Oh these are great! After watching one episode, I had to watch them all … twice. These are so well done.
Ems July 21, 2015, 10:41 pm
These stress me out. I’ve never been in couples therapy, but as a teenager, my family did family therapy and these stress me out so much.
Jane63 July 22, 2015, 8:48 am
HaHa! These are fantastic! Bill does a great job!
Wendy's SIster July 23, 2015, 7:22 am
The woman in the opening credits (in the second episode of season 1) looks so much like you, Wendy, that I’m having to stare at her and remind myself that her hair isn’t red (or is it? It looks different in different episodes) and that she has a different voice. Maybe it’s the hairstyle, which is one I’ve seen you wear, or maybe it’s something in the profile or the shape of her face or expressions she makes, but you two could fool people into thinking you were sisters.