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17 06, 2018

THE DAD JOB

By | 2018-06-17T20:46:30+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Most of what I read about Father’s Day is written from the viewpoint of appreciating dads, which I guess is appropriate. But I want to mention what it has meant to me to BE a [...]

16 06, 2018

By | 2018-06-16T04:55:54+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The entrepreneur and speaker Gary Vaynerchuk, or Gary Vee as he is known on Social Media, is a very interesting person. I forget exactly how I discovered him. His YouTube channel is very popular, as [...]

16 06, 2018

What, Me Have A Category?

By | 2018-06-16T04:53:57+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

One of the toughest things I’ve run into about being an actor is “knowing your category.” I’ve been told you are supposed to figure that out, so that you can properly market yourself and your [...]

21 05, 2018

Spokes Jim

By | 2018-05-21T22:41:49+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Strange as it all seems to me now, for a time my main career was as a spokesperson in TV commercials. This all started when I was in my twenties. (One reason why now it [...]

7 05, 2018

DRAGGING THE BOAR

By | 2018-05-07T21:38:25+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

I’m not a hunter, so it was probably morbid curiosity rather than legitimate research that lead me to a YouTube video of a man shooting a wild boar (Is “wild” redundant? Are there domesticated boars?) [...]

27 04, 2018

NDA AMERICA

By | 2018-04-27T21:23:43+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

As an actor, increasingly at auditions and jobs I am required to sign an “NDA”, a Non-Disclosure Agreement. I probably sign about three or four NDAs per month, depending on how often I book work [...]

24 04, 2018

THE BEST OF TIMES

By | 2018-04-24T01:47:49+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A guy I respect a lot, Gary Vaynerchuk has a saying whenever he addresses crowds interested in his take on social media and entrepreneurship: “we are living in the most exciting time in the history [...]

24 04, 2018

SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE ARTIST

By | 2018-04-24T01:42:12+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

I talk to a lot of actors, and I have run across a reluctance among many of them to take full advantage of social media, which I find perplexing. Enough of them have echoed the [...]

24 04, 2018

RICH LITTLE & ME

By | 2018-04-24T01:36:06+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Today I actually met Rich Little, the greatest of all master impressionists, at a luncheon honoring him in Los Angeles. It had to happen eventually, and though inevitable, it was still very thrilling. I was [...]

21 03, 2018

AN UNSUNG PART OF A PARENT’S LOVE

By | 2018-03-21T02:42:45+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

When people find out that my mom is Marion Ross, the actress who played Richie Cunningham’s mom on TV’s Happy Days, they usually say the same one or two things; “I love your mom” and [...]