Commentary

KARMA

Karma is a popular word in showbiz.  The whole idea of karma has a cool factor, and here in the U.S. of A., cool is king in the entertainment industry.  The problem is that often people underestimate its reality.  Take the following story for instance. Once upon a time, I had a roommate in LA … Continue reading

Social Media / Writing

The Five W’s of Social Media For Writers

Writers need a social media presence.  No one would argue with that.  The question is how much, where, when and with whom do you interact?  It’s kind of like the five W’s of Journalism. Who is it about? What happened? When did it take place? Where did it take place? Why did it happen? Actually, WHY NOT apply the five W’s to social media? … Continue reading

Activism

URGENT CALL TO ACTION

  I’ve censored the following, in protest of a bill that gives any corporation and the US government the power to censor the internet–a bill that could pass THIS WEEK. To see the uncensored text, and to stop internet censorship, visit: http://americancensorship.org/posts/32936/uncensor If you ████ █████ ███████ of ██████, you’ll ████ ██████ and ████ the … Continue reading

Entertainment Industry

PERSONALITY DISORDERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY, The Whiners

  What is one thing you can do to self sabotage yourself in the Entertainment Industry?  Be negative. Whining is pervasive in the business.  Actors bitch about their agents and managers, who in turn, bitch about their clients and the competition.  Writers bitch about producers, who like to complain about just about everything (it is … Continue reading