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Sunday Buffet

June 12, 2011

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This week I was playing video games with my sons, and the 7-year-old kept losing.  In frustration he shouted, “It’s time for Jurassic measures!”  I assume he meant drastic measures, but I also like to think he meant Jurassic as in he was about to go prehistoric on us.  Can anyone confirm if this is […]

Phone-acting 101

May 24, 2011

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Characters in TV and movies talk on the phone much differently than real people.  In real life you have the benefit of talking to a live person, but one actor on the phone is charged with carrying on a conversation for two.  We can’t tell what the unseen, unheard person is saying, but the actor […]

Charmed, I’m Sure

May 15, 2011

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Did you miss my performance as Sebastian in the recent production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night?  If so, let me be the first to mention I did not receive a single negative review.  I didn’t receive a single positive review either, but who’s counting?  Besides my wife. There were six reviews in local magazines and entertainment […]