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Friday, January 24, 2014

2013: Happy Young Beautiful Fire

The year has ended; corks have been popped; lists have been compiled, all singing out to you.


2013's Best Movie Songs, according to me:

1. Pharrell Williams - "Happy" (Despicable Me 2)
Because I'm . . . 



Monday, August 26, 2013

Step Away from That Dung

I just had to back out of a show that started to reveal itself as a mess waiting to be birthed in the days before production. It all unraveled at the simplest of signs.

1) The director(?) e-mailing the crew with vague locations & call times instead of an AD/PM doing so with some precision. 2) Said director/stranger wink-wink

Saturday, July 27, 2013

If You've Never Touched Fire, You Have No Measure of Being Burnt

You're not dead. You know you can neither resolve nor aggravate the problem. So, you keep trucking on.


I recently temporarily injured myself on set, losing all feeling in half of my focus-pulling hand. I carried on as if it hadn't happened; only time could tell with certainty. I realize now there was another choice, but that choice never occurred to me. If we know there is no potential danger to us, what do we have to gain by sitting out, stepping down? Life is happening, with you or without you. The challenge is yours to accept.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained