Art & Virtue

By | 2018-08-20T20:28:51+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The great playwright August Wilson wrote, “it was the ability of the theater to communicate ideas and extol virtues that drew me to it.” I think a lot of people feel the same. Plays, movies [...]

A Good Ending

By | 2018-08-10T19:37:00+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

“People have forgotten how to tell a story. Stories don’t have a middle or an end any more. They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning.” –Steven Spielberg I love the above quote by [...]

KEEPERS

By | 2018-08-06T06:03:12+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Like you, perhaps, I have a “thing” drawer in my bedroom dresser. This drawer is a catch all for possessions that I hardly ever use, or may have never used, but simply feel I have [...]

By | 2018-07-22T06:34:12+00:00 July 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

I’ve been listening to a very interesting podcast I stumbled across called Hardcore History, which I highly recommend. Historian Dan Carlin is its very competent and engaging host. I get two results from listening to [...]

IN HUSTLE WE TRUST

By | 2018-07-16T18:37:50+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

I talk to a lot of young actors and artists who are starting out, and try to give them advice. As I get older, I start to find this a bit funny; why do they [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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?) [...]