Swackett salutes Michael Jordan and the Air Jordan brand. Air Jordan is brand of basketball shoes, athletic, casual, and style clothing produced by Nike. The original Air Jordan sneakers were produced exclusively for Michael Jordan in early 1984, and released to the public in late 1984
The silhouette of Michael Jordan served as inspiration to create the “Jumpman” logo — which became the inspiration for one of our very first Swackett Easter eggs.
Swackett salutes the cast and crew of Tropic Thunder, a hilarious action comedy film directed by Ben Stiller. It stars Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jay Baruchel, and Brandon T. Jackson as a group of prima donna actors making a Vietnam War film.
A Swackett movie quote:
“I know what peep I am. I’m the peep, playing the peep, disguised as another peep!” — Kirk Lazarus
Swackett salutes Matt Damon as Jason Bourne, peeped here in a scene from The Bourne Identity.
The Bourne Identity is a 2002 American action-thriller film based on Robert Ludlum’s 1980 novel of the same name. Bourne, a man suffering from extreme memory loss, attempts to discover his true identity amidst a clandestine conspiracy within the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Swackett remembers Audrey Hepburn, a British actress and humanitarian. Born as Audrey Kathleen Ruston in Ixelles, Brussels, she rose to stardom in the romantic comedy Roman Holiday (1953), alongside Gregory Peck. She was the first actress to win an Oscar, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award for a single performance.
Recognized as a film and fashion icon, she was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third-greatest female screen legend in Golden Age Hollywood. (born May 4th)
Swackett salutes Christopher Whitelaw Pine; an American actor in films and television who is best known for his role as James T. Kirk in the 2009 film “Star Trek”, and its sequel, “Star Trek Into Darkness”. (born August 26th)
Swackett salutes a period drama about one of New York’s most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s: Mad Men. The series focused on one of the firm’s most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.
Set in 1960s New York, Don Draper struggles to stay on top of the heap in the high-pressure world of Madison Avenue advertising firms. Aside from being one of the top ad men in the business, Don is also a family man, the father of young children.