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A Thousand Words

“You look like a mime.” That came from the photographer who was shooting my headshot. Years ago. Back in New York. When we were still shooting in black and white. Film. Not digital. People say that to me all the … Continue reading

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Coffee in the Cup

You’ve all seen it. The moment in the big budget Hollywood movie where the big time movie star is not drinking hot coffee out of a cup. He is not drinking the hot coffee out of the cup because there … Continue reading

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A Mime and a Shopping Bag

This past week, I worked a mime gig at a high school in Huntington Beach. While I was on the phone with the school teacher, I was already sorry I had taken the gig, which didn’t pay well and did … Continue reading

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Ready or Not

Being prepared is something they always tell you makes a difference. They. All of them. We hear it often enough. Bumper sticker slogans about good luck being the result of hard work and preparedness. Is that a word?

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Being a Mime

As a kid, I used to watch a mime on tv. His name was Robert Shields. It must have been re-runs of the variety show he had with his wife in the 1970s. The show was called Shields & Yarnell. … Continue reading

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Snow White and Jesus Christ

Snow White was my first partner.  The audition was for a commercial.  The setting was a child’s birthday party.  They were casting a princess and a mime to be performers at that party.  Easy, right?  Since performing at parties is … Continue reading

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Work Work Work

This past week, I was booked on a three-day background shoot at another sports stadium.  Actually, it was the first job in a surprisingly full week.  Two additional background jobs, a corporate picnic, and a commercial.  As a mime.

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