• About

    Welcome to Autotard, the home of my creative expression. I’m Michael Wesley Bay, and here you’ll find a variety of work and projects I’ve created or contributed to in recent years for the following:

    • Television News Producer at WALA-TV, WSB-TV and CNN International
    • Television News Assignment Editor at WGCL-TV
    • Television Newsroom Supervising Producer at CNN International
    • Producer of CNN International’s Future Summit series
    • Freelance Web Developer at Home Depot/Engauge
    • Blogger at Community Sherpa, Content Marketing Institute and Kim Hughes & Company
    • Community Manager at Turner Broadcasting
    • Writer/Director/Producer of the short films Rabbit HuntThe Last HourThe Long NightIn Memory of Those Left BehindEmperors in the Age of Bologna and Maximal Effort, Minimal Clothing.
    • Writer/Producer of the short films VoicesStealing Babette and Carnal Highway

     

    In addition, I’m passionate about technology, physics, astronomy, cosmology, computers, education, animals and NFL Football. My greatest influences are Monty Python, the Beatles, Melanie Hammet, J.R.R. Tolkien  Blade Runner and Joss Whedon. My wife and I are blessed to have two horses, one dog and four cats as part of our lives. I play role-playing games, board games, computer games and war games. I like to build scale models of airplanes, tanks and warships. And I love to impress people by cooking for them.


    Since the 1960s, I have been:

    • friend
    • enemy
    • socialite
    • student
    • agoraphobic
    • profoundly introverted
    • line cook
    • husband
    • boyfriend
    • psychologist
    • pharmacist
    • writer
    • producer
    • actor
    • director
    • chef
    • gardener
    • musician
    • singer
    • improvisational
    • vampire hunter
    • not a doctor, but played one on TV
    • valet
    • driver
    • mechanic
    • therapist
    • doctor
    • detective
    • stall mucker
    • teacher
    • commando
    • pilot
    • navigator
    • factory worker
    • grouchy
    • happy
    • thoughtful
    • cowboy
    • thoughtless
    • pizza maker
    • penitent
    • sinner
    • fan
    • fanboy
    • agnostic
    • presbyterian
    • atheist
    • buddhist
    • luddite
    • technophile
    • anglophile
    • vet assistant
    • tired

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