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The Art of the Deal Series Released

The Art of the Deal Series Released

Chicago, IL. United States

The Art of the Deal is a dark satire web series from Nightsandweekends and creator Grant Hayden Horne. The eight act limited series is available for streaming and download now at theartofthedeal.tv.

Described as “a revenge fantasy for the 99%,” the story follows three strangers who, in a more desperate near future, band together to kidnap a politically connected billionaire in exchange for a major increase in the national minimum wage. The black comedy takes on a range of timely topics: celebrity worship, paid content, journalism’s race to the bottom, phone hacks, CEO fetishes, bomb building, financial domination and sugar daddies, all while showing the steps necessary for a successful abduction.

The series is a one-man-band effort from creator Grant Hayden Horne, who wrote, produced, cast, shot, directed, edited, scored, mixed, colored and designed “The Art of the Deal.” This is the first narrative project from Horne, an Emmy Award winning television who has been a marketing and promotion manager for local broadcast television stations since 1999. “I came into this project as both an outsider and a contrarian,” says Horne. “It’s my response to both the political and cultural insanity in America involving money and the current state of American comedy, which is mired in a repetitive slog of parody, pop-culture derivatives, weirdness for weirdness’ sake and identity-politics navel gazing. Comedy has lost its depth and because of that, comedic narratives that are truly about something are now few and far between. The result is a unique, full-length story told from a different perspective outside the established comedy/improv circles.”

The Art Of The Deal – streaming now at theartofthedeal.tv

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Created by Grant Hayden Horne @granthhorne facebook.com/granthorne granthorne.com

Starring Andrew Scott Thorp twitter: @athorpedo. web: thorpedoproduction.com Bria Allen John Magana web: johnmaganavo.com

Scott Newman web: https://www.facebook.com/EyeLineProductions/

Antonio Brunetti web: http://trapdoortheatre.com/the-company/antonio-brunetti/ Angie Campbell facebook: angiesoup twitter: @angiesoup Instagram: @angiesoup Emma Baker web: emmapbaker.com twitter: @emmapbaker

Naomi Mark web: naomimark.strikingly.com twitter: @nayohhmi Instagram: nayohhmi

R. Scott Purdy Ryan Czerwonko web: http://www.ryanczerwonko.com/ twitter: @RyanCzerwonko

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