Friday, 26 February 2010

Favourite Posts - EASY TO ASSEMBLE

Started StoryGas just over a year ago, and now going through the blog archive to pick out notable shows and favourite posts.

I'll try to update some of the entries along the way too, and don't forget you can CLICK HERE to get these posts sent direct by email.

From February 2009...

This is EASY TO ASSEMBLE - Original Post here.

Easy to Assemble follows Illeana Douglas as she quits her Hollywood career and goes to work at IKEA Burbank in an attempt at a ‘normal life.’ However your past is often more difficult to leave behind than you think. Especially when Hollywood craziness with its gossip columnists, stalkers and celebrity friends follows you. Can Illeana assimilate in "civilian" life and prove that "art is where you make it?"
easy to assemble web series season 1 ikea web show

There seems to be two home sites for "EASY TO ASSEMBLE".

Season One seems to be here:-


EASY TO ASSEMBLE - Episode 1 - Training Day

Episode 1 of Easy To Assemble. Illeana Douglas's first day on the job. Can she survive?

Easy To Assemble costars Jeff Goldblum, Tom Arnold, Justine Bateman, Jane Lynch, Craig Bierko, Kevin Pollack, Robert Patrick, Ed Begley jr. and others.

EASY TO ASSEMBLE - Episode 10 - Art Is Where You Make It
(billed as Ep9 on home site because the pilot is counted as ep 1?)
In the Season One finale of Easy to Assemble, Ed Begley helps Illeana realize that "art is where you make it."
Article here:
IKEA is promoting the line, “Easy to Assemble” with an online video series starring director Illeana Douglas and co-starring Jeff Goldblum, Tom Arnold, Justine Bateman, Jane Lynch, Craig Bierko, Kevin Pollack, Ed Begley Jr. and Robert Patrick. Twenty co-worker training videos, initially rolled out online on the SVX channels at YouTube and Metacafe, feature playful if slightly embarrassing moments for staff and guests at an IKEA store in Burbank, California. The campaign is supplemented by a specially designed site,
IKEA based web series easy to assemble

DMW Vlog: Illeana Douglas On Writing, Acting and Producing for the Internet

Los Angeles Actress Illeana Douglas has moved from starring in big productions such as Cape Fear, Seinfeld and Ugly Betty to try her hand at writing and directing. Most recently, she is the creator of an original web series called Easy To Assemble, sponsored by Swedish furniture giant IKEA...

...It has now been picked up by CBS's online component In this interview, she talks about why she thinks that branded content is the way of the future, her vision for Easy To Assemble and the quirky band Sparhusen as well as what it means to be an artist in a digital age. Interview by Jay Baage.

Easy to Assemble Premiere Party- via

EASY TO ASSEMBLE Season Two Home Site - seems to be here:-

Easy To Assemble ikea web series product integration online comedy

Easy To Assemble Cast Interviews

Illeana Douglas's Web Series

Easy to Assemble: Flying Solo (Part 1)

The winner of IKEA's coveted 'Co-Worker of the Year' is revealed, but that's only the beginning. Illeana, Justine and their fellow IKEAns are on a plane bound for Sweden, where new co-workers, new relationships and 'bitter' rivalries combine to re-define 'in-flight entertainment.'

Easy to Assemble: Flying Solo (Part 2)

Illeana realizes who her real friends are, while Store Manager Erik (Eric Lange) makes a possible love connection with Sam (Mia Riverton)

Easy to Assemble: Flying Solo (Part 3)

The special Flying Solo miniseries concludes with what else? A groovy disco dance number. Shake your groove plane and boogie down to Sparhusen's new single: 'Mile High Club' (available for download at

EASY TO ASSEMBLE series blog here:

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Also on youtube? YES
Forums? not found
Blog? YES

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