Back in December, we were the first to bring you news and photos of Denver-bred comedian and rising Hollywood name T.J. Miller’s video shoot for his song “Denver,” a track off last year’s tongue-in-cheek “Extended Play E.P.” on Comedy Central Records.
Well, get ready, because we’ve got the exclusive online premiere of the video — shot by Mile High filmmaking team the Nix Bros. and produced by Andy Juett — before it goes to the rest of the world. After this photo essay, of course.
Good luck spotting all the locations, Denver comedians and references in this dizzying, insane and ultimately heartfelt (yeah, we said it, HEARTFELT!) song. And if you were lucky enough to see it live at last night’s sold-out showing of “Bridesmaids” at Red Rocks, now you can rewind and freeze-frame it to your heart’s content.
Caution: This video contains mature subject matter and language.
How’s that for a love letter to the Mile High City? Yes, it’s stained with green chile, dog poop and beer, but it’s still a love letter. Be sure also to check out Miller during his stand-up run at the Denver Improv Friday, July 13 through Sunday, July 15.
John Wenzel is an A&E reporter and blogs editor for The Denver Post and the author of “Mock Stars: Indie Comedy and the Dangerously Funny” (Speck Press/Fulcrum). Follow him @johntwenzel and @beardsandgum.