Jesse Peretz

Biography

Filmmaker Jesse Peretz was originally the bass player for the Lemonheads in the late '80s, and he directed the music video for "It's a Shame about Ray." As the son of the publisher of The New Republic, he stayed around the Boston area directing music videos, commercials, and the "Jimmy the Cabdriver" segments for MTV, which featured the actor Donal Logue dressed as a greasy cab driver who...