Bonus Post! Bonus Post! “Fellow Traveler” Newsletter Vol. 3 – March, 2020

Welcome Fellow Travelers. Below are my March picks. Thanks in advance for reading. I look forward to your feedback and your own picks! Here goes… FILMS Honey Boy. How did Shia LaBeouf not get award recognition for this film? Easily the performance of his career. Absolutely magnetic. He wrote this super-personal story and it showsContinue reading “Bonus Post! Bonus Post! “Fellow Traveler” Newsletter Vol. 3 – March, 2020″

No Genius Mistakes

My friend and world-class acting teacher, Howard Fine, often says, “There are no genius acting mistakes.”  What he means is that no matter how accomplished the actor, if something isn’t going well in a scene, it’s always the basics.  Not listening, not having strong actions, not playing the given circumstances, etc…We don’t reach a levelContinue reading “No Genius Mistakes”

Why Affirmations Might Work

I was talking to a friend of mine the other day about affirmations.  Lots of interesting things about quantum physics, the observer effect, the reticular activation system, etc…Fun, rabbit hole stuff. But what if the reason affirmations might work is simply that they force us to pick? To pick one thing we really want and focusContinue reading “Why Affirmations Might Work”