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Inspiration comes in many forms: Louis CK on George Carlin

“He gave me the courage to try. And I thought, well OK, when you’re done telling jokes about airplanes and dogs and you throw those away, what do you have left? You can only dig deeper, start talking about your feelings and who you are.” via HUFFPOST COMEDY.

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Ask Me! – The celebrity cameo?

Anonymous asked Hello Ms Dee—I love your blog and your amazing vast knowledge and how you are sharing it with everybody.I have what might be a stupid question – and maybe you’ve already addressed this somewhere on your site – but I’m a novice so please forgive me if the answer is something that everyone […]

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Pressure to be funny. (via Radvaz’s Blog)

This woman is a delight, a powerhouse and absurdly funny. Go see her show when you can! Last week a friend of mine asked me, “Do you feel pressure from other people to be funny all the time?” I lied and said “Absolutely not.” This is rubbish obviously. I do feel pressure to be funny […]

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Are you a “real” actor or “just a comedian”?

*NB: the following blog contains edited expletives. I tried to write it without any.. but I couldn’t. What’s all this bullsh*t I keep hearing about “real” actors versus comedians/improvisers? I am continually shocked by this odd separation within our community over who is really an actor and who is “just a comedian.” What’s really disconcerting […]

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How to Succeed in the Entertainment Industry? D.I.Y!

I’ve been hearing some depressing facts from the industry, lately. So I thought I’d share them with you. Apparently, if you are over the age of 28, whether female or male (but let’s be honest, especially if you’re a lady-friend), the current movie/TV/Theater industry couldn’t be more over you. The word on the street is […]

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