This barn is a common set for our videos, especially more “in-depth” ones like The Quest For Triumph and Rated M For Doom. It is a rickety old thing, and is actually considered dangerous in some of the upper regions. I hope you know we’re out there, risking our lives just to provide you with a few minutes of entertainment. So enjoy our videos!
The Chess Master was the first video ever made by Bacon Strip Empire, with only 3 members at the time, Taran, Allison, and Calen. It is where several trends started in the Empire, such as someone dying, the song Mind Heist, and general stupidity. Here Taran is pictured in one of our first clips filmed in the history of the Empire.
Here, Calen is seen showing off his chewed-up Cheez-Its. This is where the idea for the Cheez-It Tournament originated.
Crossroads was probably our favorite video when it came out originally. It was one of those ideas that just came to us while discussing awkward human situations like we always do in the empire, and we thought it would look funny on camera. Both myself (Dale) and Taran really enjoyed being in this film as we got to yell a lot.
As you can see, Taran is quite mesmerized by the greenness of the landscape. As a Texan he is used to hot, dry, brownness 367 days of the year.
Dale mid-yell/point of one of his lines, trying to ignore the insane amount of horseflies that were present on set.
Nothing To Do was a very different movie for the folks at Bacon Strip Empire. It is only the second video in which no one was shot and/or killed, and the first one to not be a vlog as well. How we came across the idea is pretty obvious; we basically turned the camera on while super bored. This is what came out.
The Quest For Triumph was definitely one to go down in the history books of Bacon Strip Empire. We finally wrote something down for one of our videos before filming. It was a little new to us, this whole scripting things, but we think it made things a lot better for this video. In the above shot, Calen is cracking his whip at the lowly people without a “script.”
Here, once again Calen is directing the scene to Tyrone and Mico.
Calen is portraying poor King Tortulius
Tyrone as Gun-Smoke Tommy
Tyrone as Gunslinger Willis
Allison as Princess Allsion (And yes, that “typo” was intentional. Calen misspelled the name in production so many times that we decided to keep it.)
Mico as Grunch, the Russian henchman
Walker as Sir Woofums, Princess Allsion’s loyal companion
Taran as Prince Patrick
Taran as Elburt, the German henchman
And finally, Mico as Sargent Seafore