Posts tagged actor myths

You’re Not a Commercial Type

Saturday was our day-long intensive called the SMFA Retreat here at the beach in Santa Monica. (I don’t mean to play favorites, but holy shitballs what a spectacular group of creatives gathered to bring more…

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Reverse Shoplifting

A few hours ago, my beloved partner and I walked up the Third Street Promenade after a lovely dinner, headed home for him to host his weekly writers group. Even though I had heard the…

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Hollywood Power Plays

I got an email this week in which these words appeared: “I love acting so much, I’d PAY to do it!” Ugh. And it’s not the first time I’ve been on the receiving end of…

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All These Hollywood Sex Scandals

Okay. Breathe. Seems I was correct when I said months ago that we were gonna get lots of opportunities to show our GRACE in dealing with the news out there. Man, sometimes I’d like to…

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Why Formulas Don’t Work (for Long)

Let's talk about why formulas don't work for long. We're innovators. We're creators. We're dealing with buyers who are looking to populate their storytelling landscape with our brilliance. All that. And as soon as something…

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Actors: Social Media and Stoppers

Ah, actors. I love y’all. You are smart and creative and clever and you’ve got a shitton of hustle. Unfortunately, someone has taken your natural inclination to look for what might give you “the edge”…

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No Role? No Opinion.

Ah… I love it when a pattern emerges. At this weekend’s amazing SMFA Retreat in Los Angeles, it was clear that a lot of actors have been told a lot of things about what they…

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