Quiet Desperation /  Boston, MA An original docu-series about artists in Boston.
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Quiet Desperation

An original docu-series about artists in Boston.
Boston, MA

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"The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation." - Henry David Thoreau

Latest Win

CBS TERMINATES DEAL w/ Quiet Desperation WITHOUT SEEING PILOT! (PLEASE READ AND SHARE!) — 03/25/2014

On March 24th MY38 pulled out of the deal they had set up with Quiet Desperation to put our reality series on their station Sunday afternoons starting in April. Please watch this video and read below and share with friends....... WE NEED TO FIGHT FOR OUR AIRWAVES!!!!

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Fight for the airwaves!!...

Fight for the airwaves!!

http://quietd.com Quiet Desperation is a reality series showcasing the best and brightest in Boston's creative scene. Recently, we had partnered up with My38...

Quiet Desperation Season Five Trailer...

Quiet Desperation Season Five Trailer

Quiet Desperation Season Five or 5 Trailer. Starring- Rob Potylo, Alvan Long, Ernie Boch Jr, Ben Maitland-Lewis, Erica Derrickson, DJ Leydo...

Quiet Desperation (Season 5 Ep-1) ...

Quiet Desperation (Season 5 Ep-1)

Episode 1 of Season 5 finds Rob in Plymouth, MA searching for his next adventure.

Quiet Desperation (Season 5 Ep-2) "Boston" A Boston based Reality Show...

Quiet Desperation (Season 5 Ep-2) "Boston" A Boston based Reality Show

Celebrity shock jock turned starving artist, Rob travels up to Boston Massachusetts in search of ...

Quiet Desperation (Season 5 Ep-3) "Empty" A Boston Reality Series...

Quiet Desperation (Season 5 Ep-3) "Empty" A Boston Reality Series

https://www.facebook.com/quietlydesperate Quiet Desperation Season Five (or 5) Episode Three (or 3) "Empty"

Quiet Desperation (Season 5 Ep-4) "Setting The Artist Free" A Boston Reality Series...

Quiet Desperation (Season 5 Ep-4) "Setting The Artist Free" A Boston Reality Series

Quiet Desperation Season Five (or 5) Episode Four (or 4) "Setting The Artist Free"

The Stars of Quiet Despiration | Quiet Desperation
The Stars of Quiet Despiration
Christiana and Pete | Quiet Desperation
Christiana and Pete
"Portrays starving-artists with dangerous levels of accuracy and hilarity."
The Stars of Quiet Despiration | Quiet Desperation
The Stars of Quiet Despiration
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Quiet Desperation /  Boston, MA An original docu-series about artists in Boston.

Quiet Desperation is an unscripted comedic webseries following the misadventures of bi-polar, celebrity shock-jock turned starving artist Rob Potylo as he tries to survive as an artist in a 9-5 world. Rob leads an anthem for creatives everywhere as he constructs a new identity in Boston with the support of artist management power couple Ben and Erica. The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation..do you?

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Director/Editor

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Producer/Cast
Mar 25, 2014

shoutout

 CBS TERMINATES DEAL w/ Quiet Desperation WITHOUT SEEING PILOT! (PLEASE READ AND SHARE!)
CBS TERMINATES DEAL w/ Quiet Desperation WITHOUT SEEING PILOT! (PLEASE READ AND SHARE!)

On March 24th MY38 pulled out of the deal they had set up with Quiet Desperation to put our reality series on their station Sunday afternoons starting in April. Please watch this video and read below and share with friends....... WE NEED TO FIGHT FOR OUR AIRWAVES!!!!

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Mar 14, 2014

premiere

Quiet D is back on TV! Please support our launch via KICKSTARTER!
Quiet D is back on TV! Please support our launch via KICKSTARTER!

Quiet Desperation is a Docu-Series out of Boston that will be premiering on CBS affiliate MY38 in April. Help fund our grassroots show!

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Mar 08, 2014

premiere

HOLY S&^T! : QUIET D RETURNS TO TV!
HOLY S&^T! : QUIET D RETURNS TO TV!

After a few years isolated to a web series, Quiet D is back on TV! On prime time!

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Feb 13, 2014

premiere

"Setting The Artist Free" - Episode 5 is now online

Episode 5 of the Boston-based unscripted comedic web series is now online. This episode features epic conversations and perceptions from some very talented Boston creative types including JFK! - as well as scenes from the 2014 Boston Music Awards, The Music Drives Us Foundation, and DIG Boston Radio!!!!

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Jan 14, 2014

premiere

"Empty" - Episode 3 of Season 5 is now live!!

The latest of Rob's adventures in trying to make a living as a "creative type" in Boston.

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Dec 20, 2013

milestone

DigBoston:
DigBoston: "The Year In Quiet Desperation"

http://www.DigBoston.com did a great piece on Rob for their "Year In Review" publication.

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Dec 11, 2013

premiere

Ep. 2 of Season 5 - premier! "Boston"

Rob comes back to Boston to get his performance career back up after taking a break in Plymouth, MA.

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Nov 14, 2013

appearance

Rob featured at the
Rob featured at the "DIG THIS AWARDS"

Rob was featured at the "Dig This" award show for the http://www.DigBoston.com publication.

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May 09, 2013

press quote

Rob Potylo. Quiet Genius, or Desperate Madman?

"It is like Rob is highlighting all the best parts of his world without even knowing it."

Feb 25, 2013

shoutout

The Splitsider Guide to Boston's Comedy Scene

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Feb 24, 2013

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Quiet Desperation: Reality web comedy out of Allston may be the answer to Boston’s reality show sorrow

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Feb 03, 2011

shoutout

Web Hits Quiet Desperation and Karamloop are Turning Boston into must-see TV - The Boston Pheonix

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Dec 24, 2010

milestone

Quiet Desperation Debut on MyTV

http://www.wbur.org/2010/12/24/reality-show-for-boston-artists

Dec 24, 2010

shoutout

The ‘Quiet’ man - Boston.com

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Dec 23, 2010

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'Quiet' Riot - Boston Herald

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Mar 10, 2010

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Must Flee TV?

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Feb 04, 2010

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Rob Potylo Quiet D's Roadsteamer to be free

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Dec 07, 2009

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Local reality sitcom ‘Quiet Desperation’ makes more noise on way to TV

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Sep 30, 2009

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With ‘Quiet Desperation,’ comedy show, album, it turns out life is a reality sitcom .

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Sep 01, 2009

press quote

Read the full article from The Boston Pheonix here!

"Portrays starving-artists with dangerous levels of accuracy and hilarity."

Jul 31, 2009

shoutout

The Next Evolution of Robby Roadsteamer

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Rob Potylo

Creator/Cast

Ben Maitland-Lewis

Producer/Cast
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Erik Angra

Director

Steve Onderick

Director
Date Title Location Type Info
Dec 09, 2013 Boston Music Awards , Appearance  
Dec 11, 2013 Episode 2 Launch - Park Shoot - Season 5 , Appearance  
Jan 14, 2014 Launch of Episode 3 "Empty" - Season 5 , Appearance  
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