When You Look Me In The Eyes

​ “Eye contact occurs when two people look at each other’s eyes at the same time. In human beings, eye contact is a form of nonverbal communication and is thought to have a large influence on social behavior.” [See Wikipedia, the most reliable encyclopedia in the world] As this excerpt suggests, eye contact is an […]

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Creatively Bankrupt

I’m a struggling actor. This makes me what you woull financially challenged or, if you’re not one to mince words, poor. While I am getting a bit of help from The Parents for rent, I’m working two jobs to make enough cash to eat and have some life, however modest. Most importantly, in order not […]

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Parallel Jobs

Happy December!!! So, I’ve been working more hours at both my survival jobs lately in order to make that all important Christmas money. While both of these jobs are similar in that they both require me to overcome my social awkwardness, I want to mention the settings of both. For one, I’m in an enclosed […]

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Me, Me, Me

​As actors we’re encouraged to be pushy, selfish and to not take “no” for an answer when it comes to getting what we want. We have to send out applications and mailings daily as little reminders to the powers that be that among the ocean of actors in any particular city we are, in fact, […]

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Update: Moana

Hope everyone had a great holiday! For today’s update I’m trying something different and I’m going to talk a tiny bit about a movie I saw on Friday while everyone else was at the mall. The latest Disney flick, Moana. It’s no secret that my heart belongs to Disney. Growing up in the 90s, I got to […]

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Act More

Recently while I was on break at work, I overheard some of my coworkers discussing a certain actor (I can’t remember his or her name, but that’s not the point). As they were bemoaning the bad job they believed this actor did, one particular phrase stood out: “I mean, (s)he wasn’t acting enough. When I […]

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Update: Most Of All, I’m Thankful For…

Happy early Thanksgiving everyone! As a quick reminder, yes I WILL be posting on Thursday as usual (it would be kind of silly of me to make a big deal about keeping consistent with my posts only to throw that out the window the next week). In honor of the holiday, I want to really […]

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LOUD NOISES!!!!!

On a recent trip to my parents’ house, I borrowed (stole) a book titled Solutions For Adults With Asperger Syndrome. My reasons for taking the book were threefold: One, I’m an adult (in body, not always in mind) and I have Asperger Syndrome, if the book wasn’t made for me, then who? Two, I find […]

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Update/Announcement: Dates

Just a quick blurb before you go on with the rest of your day. Up til now, I’ve been very disorganized when it comes to this blog. I haven’t posted consistently (at least it hasn’t felt that way to me) and the topics have been more along the lines of “I’m gonna talk about whatever […]

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Out of the Ruins and Rubble…

WARNING: IT’S GONNA BE A LONG ONE TODAY FOLKS. I swore a while ago that I wouldn’t talk about politics on this site. However, due to my own personal feelings as well as the fact that my status as both an actor and an Aspie are under serious attack, I couldn’t live with myself if […]

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