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VIDEO: Michael Bay Melt Down Onstage at CES 2014 (Broken Teleprompter)
YouTube ^ | January 6, 2014 | Jonny Troche

Posted on 01/06/2014 7:05:11 PM PST by PJ-Comix

VIDEO

Watch Michael Bay melt down onstage at CES 2014.
Michael Bay Just Had A Total Meltdown At Samsung's CES 2014.


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: michaelbay; teleprompter
This reminds me of someone else who is totally helpless without a teleprompter.
1 posted on 01/06/2014 7:05:11 PM PST by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

Hmmm, another teleprompter drops dead?


2 posted on 01/06/2014 7:08:45 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: PJ-Comix

Is he someone significantly famous or important that I should really care?


3 posted on 01/06/2014 7:14:06 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (It's difficult to differentiate between a hog calling contest and a Senate rollcall.)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Founder of eBay? I don’t know.


4 posted on 01/06/2014 7:17:49 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Not anymore.


5 posted on 01/06/2014 7:18:13 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Inyo-Mono

He directed that terrible Pearl Harbor movie.


6 posted on 01/06/2014 7:18:37 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: RetiredTexasVet

I think he’s a director or producer . I don’t really know .


7 posted on 01/06/2014 7:20:16 PM PST by katykelly
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To: dfwgator

“Why does Michael Bay get to keep on making movies? Pearl Harbor sucks...and I miss you.”


8 posted on 01/06/2014 7:23:59 PM PST by EEGator
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To: PJ-Comix

I feel a little bad for the Samsung ceo. They paid how many million for this guy’s endorsement?


9 posted on 01/06/2014 7:24:11 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: EEGator

“I need you like Ben Affleck needed acting schoo....He was terrible in that film....I need you like Cuba Gooding needed a bigger part...he’s way better than Ben Affleck...”


10 posted on 01/06/2014 7:25:30 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: PJ-Comix

Loss of crutch. Stage fright?


11 posted on 01/06/2014 7:28:07 PM PST by Third Person (The light pours out of me.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Who is Micheal Bay?


12 posted on 01/06/2014 7:32:20 PM PST by Born to Conserve
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Director of the Transformers movies and other action movies.


13 posted on 01/06/2014 7:33:05 PM PST by RginTN
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To: Inyo-Mono

Stuff he directed:

Bad Boys 3 (rumored) (announced)
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction (post-production)
2013 Pain & Gain
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
2007 Transformers
2005 The Island
2003 The Lionel Richie Collection (Video documentary) (video “Do It to Me”)
2003 Bad Boys II
2001 Pearl Harbor
1998 Armageddon
1996 The Rock
1995 Bad Boys


14 posted on 01/06/2014 7:33:34 PM PST by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: PJ-Comix

I woundn’t call that a meltdown, exactly. He froze. He wasn’t prepared at all to “wing it”.


15 posted on 01/06/2014 7:33:50 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: PJ-Comix

Poor guy. The internet will never let him forget this.


16 posted on 01/06/2014 7:34:25 PM PST by Ken H (What happens on the internet, stays on the internet.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Can’t say a word if they don’t tell me what to say.


17 posted on 01/06/2014 7:36:32 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Pharmboy

Wow! I’ve seen all of none of his movies!!


18 posted on 01/06/2014 7:37:31 PM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: Ramius

As someone who has been in broadcasting for nearly 30 years, if you can’t wing it, don’t pick up a mic in the first place.


19 posted on 01/06/2014 7:40:47 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: clintonh8r

The Island is fairly watchable. The rest, well you know what you’re getting into.


20 posted on 01/06/2014 7:42:05 PM PST by Monty22002
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To: clintonh8r
Wow! I’ve seen all of none of his movies!!

The only really good one on the list is THE ROCK.

21 posted on 01/06/2014 7:43:32 PM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: clintonh8r
You have not missed much, although I will say I did enjoy Pain and Gain. And the Megan Fox chick in Transformers is pretty gorgeous.


22 posted on 01/06/2014 7:43:44 PM PST by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: Pharmboy

I loved the two Bad Boys movies and thought the direction on the first was very good.


23 posted on 01/06/2014 7:47:45 PM PST by LS ('Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually.' Hendrix)
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To: LS
Yes...agreed: the first Bad Boys moved well, had good action and several laughs. See Pain and Gain if you have not...it's based on a true story, and Bay really surprised me on this one.
24 posted on 01/06/2014 7:50:40 PM PST by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: Kirkwood

“They paid how many million for this guy’s endorsement?”

Hmmm...they might not have paid him yet.


25 posted on 01/06/2014 8:07:08 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: PJ-Comix

Wow! This guy does an incredible obama imitation. In fact, it’s much better. I really was hoping he would tell us how the kids needed breathalyzers for their asthma, but I was overall happy with his performance.

I bet he kicked the crap out of a water cooler somewhere behind stage.

I wonder how much the prompter people got paid by some joker to make him look like a doof.


26 posted on 01/06/2014 8:23:44 PM PST by Right Wing Assault
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To: Inyo-Mono

It will be fun so see what happens when he goes after one of his actors for not knowing their lines.


27 posted on 01/06/2014 8:25:00 PM PST by Right Wing Assault
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To: Viennacon

hmmm...that gives me an idea....What if we put “Drop Dead” on the prompter, maybe we could thin the herd a bit


28 posted on 01/06/2014 8:51:11 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: PJ-Comix

The guy has a bad rep as a pompous jerk, so karma giggles are hard to resist. It’s not easy to improv on stage when things fall apart, but the guy should be fairly experienced with public speaking in his line of work.


29 posted on 01/06/2014 8:56:47 PM PST by catbertz
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To: Pharmboy

I did see that and didn’t like it. It was as if Bay couldn’t decide if he wanted a comedy or drama.


30 posted on 01/06/2014 9:05:49 PM PST by LS ('Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually.' Hendrix)
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To: Pharmboy

He did the Island? I actually saw (and liked) that one.


31 posted on 01/06/2014 9:10:26 PM PST by Choose Ye This Day (Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy. -- Churchill)
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To: PJ-Comix

Painful to watch...but wow...you would think that someone in that profession was a little more glib in front of an audience.


32 posted on 01/06/2014 9:16:11 PM PST by DouglasKC
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To: PJ-Comix

bookmark


33 posted on 01/06/2014 9:19:02 PM PST by GOP Poet
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To: Ken H
Poor guy. The internet will never let him forget this.

Yeah. He and that diving Bama mom will live forever in infamy on the internets.

34 posted on 01/06/2014 9:24:53 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Ramius
I woundn’t call that a meltdown, exactly. He froze. He wasn’t prepared at all to “wing it”.

The bad part about that is it says he obviously didn't care enough about the appearance to write & rehearse his own material. He was just going to come in, put in an appearance, read his stuff and go. So yeah, embarrassing for him to be caught taking a lot of his usual audience so much for granted.

35 posted on 01/06/2014 9:50:26 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Inyo-Mono

Amen but he is a producer and not an onair personality.I cut him a brake.


36 posted on 01/06/2014 10:04:30 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Watch this and you’ll recognize his work:

http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6552528/every-michael-bay-movie-in-under-a-minute


37 posted on 01/06/2014 11:39:23 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: PJ-Comix

lolz


38 posted on 01/06/2014 11:43:17 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: EEGator; max americana

He made those Transformers movies

lens flare!

We don’t need no steenkin story, we got the same special effects that 100 other movies used!


39 posted on 01/06/2014 11:45:44 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: LS

Yeah...I have heard that viewpoint on this movie. I thought Bay showed the idiocy of the real-life juice-heads with his telling of this story—although violent and dramatic—funny in some parts.


40 posted on 01/07/2014 5:18:37 AM PST by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: GeronL

JJ Abrams might take the lens flare title.


41 posted on 01/07/2014 6:20:55 AM PST by EEGator
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