An Inconvenient Proposal: A Love Song for Laurie David

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Uploaded on March 17, 2009 by grapepop

Starring Josh Rachlis and Directed By Jonathan Bensimon, this music video is dedicated to Laurie David - producer of An Inconvenient Truth and ex-wife of Larry David, creator of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm - with the goal of winning Laurie's hand in marriage.

Josh is just an ordinary person who, like many people today, is concerned about our environment. So everywhere he walks, he picks up litter. He even goes through the trash in subway stations to put paper and bottles in the proper recycling bags. When he heard of stopglobalwarming.org, he was curious as to who started the site. When he found out it was a woman, he developed a green crush. And when he further learned that the woman was married to Larry David, he was really excited. Because Larry's bald, neurotic and Jewish just like Josh. So Josh was Laurie's type! But she was married, so it was all just a dream. But then one day, Josh heard that the Davids were getting a divorce...

Upon hearing of the divorce plans, Josh promptly recorded a marriage proposal for Laurie with his webcam: http://tinyurl.com/marrymelaurie. It was featured on eco-celeb site Ecorazzi - as you can see here: http://tinyurl.com/ecorazzi - and in the blog of Edge 102.1 FMs Alan Cross. But alas, Laurie played coy and never contacted Josh, surely because she wanted to ensure he was serious. So now Josh is kicking it up a level with a song. Because girls love songs, right? Especially hip hop songs. Even more especially when the singer is dressed as a superhero. He hopes that Laurie sees the video and that together they can save the world. Or, at the very least, Josh hopes that the song teaches viewers some positive things they can do for the environment. And that way, his love for Laurie will do some good for the Earth no matter what happens with their relationship. But still, his fingers are crossed for a green wedding.

If you'd like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Josh Rachlis, please send an email to josh.rachlis (at) gmail.com. To contact the Director, Jonathan Bensimon, send an email to shoot (at) industryfilms.com

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Laurie David, Larry David, Comedy, Environment, Green, Hip Hop, Music Videos, Rap, An Inconvenient Truth, Superhero, Toronto, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Al Gore, Www.stopglobalwarming.org, Comedy, Music & Dance
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