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First Look: "It's a Mall World"

First Look: "It's a Mall World"

When Pop told me that Milo Ventimiglia was directing short comedies-slash-commercials for American Eagle Outfitters called "It's a Mall World," I had to see what it was about before the episodes start airing during "The Real World: Sydney" this Wednesday. I usually roll my eyes at this kind of thinly disguised advertising, but after checking out the first installment of the 13-episode series, I have to say, it's not too bad.

It's not terribly unique — it has kind of a High Fidelity-meets-Empire Records vibe going on — and of course there's conspicuous AE product placement everywhere, but as commercial entertainment goes, I'd rather watch this than Oleg. Also, Sam Huntington, who plays the lead character, is a total cutie. I hope being cast in "Cavemen" doesn't ruin him forever. To watch a trailer for the series,

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nikoguy1 nikoguy1 9 years
having a scripted show up on mtv again, is a breath of fresh air... DOWN WITH REALITY TV!
Pinkrabbit Pinkrabbit 9 years
it reminds me of Mallrats.
pinkflats pinkflats 9 years
hmm...this is an interesting concept i guess. didn't milo directs.
Leopardcc Leopardcc 9 years
it is bud! lol! i was trying to figure out where i knew him from. funny!
Melissa55 Melissa55 9 years
Aww, the guy that plays Evan is Bud [aka Kenny] from The Cosby Show! And the song that they play in the first few seconds is "The Blankest Year" by Nada Surf. LOVE that song.
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