New Year, New Headshots!
I’ve always had the worst luck with my headshots. I’d get shots that were really pretty and that would be perfect for my mom’s mantle but never really moved the needle for my acting career. In August, I spent a ton of money I didn’t have to get new shots and thought “Yes, this…Read More
We Are Magicians
As I was perusing Facebook, I ran across this phenomenal video that one of my actress friends shared. I thoroughly enjoyed Emma Thompson’s perspective and thought she offered great advice. It didn’t feel esoteric and cryptic like some advice we hear from actors who have been doing it so long they simply don’t remember what…Read More
Meet Etta Mae Pearl
While their preferences can vary across a wide spectrum, “make sure you look like your headshot” is probably the most consistent piece of advice you’ll hear from casting directors. And it makes sense, right? They want to know who they’re calling into their office. They – and the producers – have a vision of what…Read More
Black People Be Perfect
This has been a great week. Truly.
Outside of acting, I have never….not ever….not even once…had a job that I genuinely liked. Don’t get me wrong – I tried to like my past jobs. The first few days…months, if I was lucky….would be great, but after that new car smell wore off, it was back to the same old shullbit. Over the years,…Read More
Love Trials: The Blockbuster Chronicles
I was surfing the interwebs today when I ran across a meme that Ludacris shared about Blockbuster (below). I was quickly swept away by my fond memories of weekend nights spent there, finding the perfect movie. Family nights…date nights…GNOs. The last-minute decisions to indulge in a little popcorn and the “movie” candy that was…Read More