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The secret lives of the employed

Forty-eight hours ago, I got a job. A real job. Not a craigslist job for in-between creative jobs. Not a web series job that demands all of my talent but pays less than minimum wage. No, I got a job-job as a […]

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Your agent is not your parent

Most of us — the lucky ones, anyway — have a moment when we realize our parents are not gods. My moment arrived last February in the middle of a father-daughter bonding trip to India. I had invited my dad […]

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How the Internet saved my childhood dream

The difference between actors and normal people is that when actors experience humiliation, we don’t duck and cover. We have this uncontrollable urge to film it and get everyone we know to watch. Be it therapy or narcissism, that’s what […]