Back In The Criteriumb Closet

Last year we published Eric Drysdale‘s spoof on The Criterion Closet, short videos where filmmakers and others get to select Criterion Collection films to add to their own collections. These sessions offer fun and surprising insights into people’s interests while often inspiring our own choices.

Rewatch #1 and read an interview with Eric here.

Here is Criteriumb Closet #2.   

# 3 coming soon. And look for a bonus short by Eric Drysdale, “Windertech,” below.The ultimate kids in a candy store for film lovers.

Criterion is having a “30% off all discs sale” (including pre-orders) for the month of May, 2022.

Check out some actual “Inside Criterion Closet Picks” videos.

As a bonus we offer Eric’s “Windertech,” the world’s first VHS rewind system that can work remotely and securely.

More Criterion originals.

Eric Drysdale is a writer, comedian and 3-D photography enthusiast in New York City. 

Eric has contributed to over 1500 hours of late-night television as a staff writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (2000-2005), The Colbert Report (2005-2015), The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015-2016) and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (2016-2019) He also contributed to the Daily Show’s best selling America: The BookThe Colbert Report’s I Am America and So Can You and its sequel America Again.

In 2010, he wrote, photographed, designed, and self-published the original 3D View-Master comedy-adventure The Man With F.E.E.E.T.. The project was named among TimeOutNY’s “Best of Comedy, 2011.”

In 2018, Eric’s collection of amateur 1950s three-dimensional photography was featured in 3D: Double Vision, a survey exhibit at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art). He also contributed an essay to the exhibition catalog. He continues to share his collection with small groups in his shows. You can find out how to attend at Midcentury Stereopanorama. Eric’s 3D work has been profiled in the New York Times and Atlas Obscura. 

His website is

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