I’m not quite sure how long I’ve been writing these now, but it’s been a while. I’ve spent so much time at coffee shops now that it seems if the very fibers of my clothes are infused with the smell of coffee. It’s not a bad thing per say, but it really informs you of … Continue reading Thirty Two.
That email stunned me. It was March now. I’d been at this for three months. After my first disaster audition I was trying to rebuild my confidence. I got it, my first booking, my first principal role. I can’t put into words how I felt. I wanted to yell, I wanted to scream, I wanted … Continue reading Principles and Principals.
I always start each morning with an iced coffee, black. If I don’t get it, the day always feels just a bit off. I don’t care about the weather, the occasion, the circumstance, the coffee always needs to be iced, and it always needs to be black. I’ve had good days, bad days, great days, … Continue reading Somewhere Only We Know.
There are some mornings where you open your eyes and you’re not exactly sure if you’ve woken up. When I was roused from my slumber, I rolled over and checked my phone. It said 6am. Already, I was disbelieving that I was actually in reality. I’m never up that early and fully alert, this had … Continue reading Something Like Reality, Part IV: We’ll Do It Live.
For one reason or another, I’ve spent at least two days a week in Chinatown for the past three weeks. I didn’t try to make this happen, it was just happenstance. Chinatown is probably the neighborhood of Manhattan that I’ve been to the least. Looking back, I wonder if I did that unconsciously. Chinatown is … Continue reading An American in Chinatown.
The thing that I heard but never really believed was that in Los Angeles, everyone is involved in the entertainment industry. I immediately was proved wrong after about half-way through my Lyft ride. The driver said that he was a producer/director and he could see why I came to LA with my look. Thanks, I … Continue reading Something Like Reality- Part II: Studios
So I just got back from a four day trip in Los Angeles. I guess we can call it a work trip, but yeah, stories. All of which will be trickled out in the weeks to come, but believe me, it’s worth the wait. I think I’ve said it before, but I love flying westward. … Continue reading Something Like Reality – Part I: Sunsets.
I think everyone has a teenage soap opera that they grow up on. The cross-section of good looking people, hormones, and drama that we can identify with is too much for anyone to withstand. For me, it was ‘The O.C.’ and to a certain extent, ‘Gossip Girl’. In addition to the three aforementioned elements, there … Continue reading Chasing Cars.
It’s always a bit weird going to work nowadays. I never know where I’m going to end up when I step through the threshold. About 70% of the time I end up at some iconic New York location, the other 30% of the time I’m in a set dressed to be in Paris, Tokyo, or … Continue reading Lost in Japan.
I’ve talked before about working in Film and TV. It’s a weird environment, and something that takes some getting useful. So I was shooting the other day, and the scene calls for ‘the most beautiful woman in the bar’, and since it was a CBS procedural, she inevitably ends up dead a few scenes later. … Continue reading Kind of Beautiful. (And Other Notes from Wardrobe)