Late to the Game

A (somewhat) Daily Record of My Journey (in my 40's and beyond) to Success in Hollywood
Social Media

Social Media

When did we get to the point that social media is, in fact, the opposite of social? Unless screaming, bullying, ad hominen attacks and demonizing your neighbors and friends is part of your social life, that is. We can't even have a civilized conversation about things...

“When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.”

– Cynthia Heimel, author
Read more

Looking Creatively Foolish

"When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap." - Cynthia Heimel, author

“People read fantasy to see the colours again. We live our lives and I think there’s something in us that yearns for something more, more intense experiences. There are men and women out there who live their lives seeking those intense experiences, who go to the bottom of the sea and climb the highest mountains or get shot into space. Only a few people are privileged to live those experiences but I think all of us want to, somewhere in our heart of hearts we don’t want to live the lives of quiet desperation Thoreau spoke about, and fantasy allows us to do those things. Fantasy takes us to amazing places and shows us wonders, and that fulfils a need in the human heart.”

~ George R R Martin

Read more

“People read fantasy to see the colours again. We live our lives and I think there’s something in us that yearns for something more, more intense experiences. There are men and women out there who live their lives seeking those intense experiences, who go to the...

“Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows.”

~ Walt Disney
Read more

“Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows.”~ Walt Disney

Why Can’t We Get Along?

Why Can’t We Get Along?

You ever have one of these conversations? Me: I believe A, B & C. Other: Well, you're wrong. D & E are just flat out wrong. Me: That's ok, cause I don't believe in D & E, just A, B & C. Other: No, that's not possible. In my experience, when people say...

What distinguishes us

What distinguishes us

This post might seem slightly off topic for a blog about my quest for success in Hollywood, but it's not really - I am a Christian, and my writing and acting are a part of my calling as a Believer. I am also of the (rather strongly held) opinion that part of being a...