Watch Addicted Season 2

Season 2 of Addcited has begun.

Addicted is a one-hour docu-series produced by Asylum Entertainment, that follows the lives of individuals struggling with addiction as they work with interventionist Kristina Wandzilak, the Executive Director and founder of Full Circle Intervention. Each episode will take viewers on the unpredictable journey of recovery and the harrowing struggle to become sober. Watch Addicted Season 2, premiering 8/28 @ 10/9c.

I (Jeremey) worked as a Producer on this season of Addicted. What that means is that I was in the field with a Sony camera embedded with an addict almost 24/7. In fact that’s what I was doing while Abby and Ben were working the San Francisco International Film Festival (click that link for an example of the awesome work they were doing). Those were some interesting, and radically different check-in calls.

My embed was two weeks (luckily with a partner) and then I picked up intervention, after-vention, and check-in shoots with other addicts. It was a unique experience to say the least, and I have not yet digested it completely. I can’t really get into too much detail about it here, but I will say this about the show, it was exactly the kind of gritty, verite documentary that we find ourselves drawn to at JADED. We love telling stories, real stories, and the lives of those addicts certainly were that. I’d love to do more work like that, it was exhausting, but rewarding. A part of me is glad my stint on Addicted was not for the duration, but another part of me kinda wishes I’d been able to produce more. So with that said, I’ve got to give a shout out and huge congrats to all of our friends on the Addicted team who did the entire six month+ production schedule. Those guys and gals are the true soldiers. You know who you are.

Watch the show on Discovery Health.

It’s a Rough Life Episode 2: Roughside of Utah Pt.2

In Part 2 of Johnny’s adventure to Salt Lake City, the “Rough side of the Traxx” contest gets started. But not without some drama with one of Johnny’s Sales Reps who shows up riding the competition’s product. All the riders head out and we get to see chaos on train and the first spot, Dead Goat Ledge.

@aroughlife Episode 2 is up! Roughside of the Trax Part II

In Part 2 of Johnny’s adventure to Salt Lake City, the “Rough side of the Traxx” contest gets started. But not without some drama with one of Johnny’s Sales Reps who shows up riding the competition’s product. All the riders head out and we get to see chaos on train and the first spot, Dead Goat Ledge.

We’ve been working hard on these, and we appreciate all the support we’ve gotten, especially from the likes of Benny Gold, Lowcard, Typical Culture, and the posts on Slap and other big action sports websites.

Today, we’re audio finishing Episode 3 (the Utah closer, premiering October 20th). Then we’ll get into logging the epic BART Tour 2011 Episodes and putting together questions for Johnny’s spinal interview. The Phoenix (Am) Saga starts on October 27.

If you missed the first Episode you can watch it here now.

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It’s a Rough Life coming soon…

This is a quick update on one of our projects, It’s a Rough Life with Johnny Roughneck:

As some of you know, we’ve been working with the Roughneck squad for years.

In 2010, while Jeremey was on a trip with Roughneck to shoot the Cowtown Phoenix Am contest for ESPN.com, he shot some pilot material for what we hope to be a Roughneck reality show concentrating on Johnny’s eccentric circle of friends, family, and team riders.

We are now editing that material into a a series of webisodes that will be premiering later this year. In fact, we already have a few in the can.



Stay tuned for lots more.