Hollywood Myths – Part One

Usually, when I tell people outside LA that I live in Hollywood I am immediately bombarded with questions. Things like “is ______ (insert actress)...

When Inspiration Fails…

There is nothing in the world I love more than acting and writing. Not chocolate, not a day at the beach, not even wine...

Body Check : Hollywood’s Biggest Secret

Most of us who have worked professionally in the TV and film industry know that there are a lot of dirty little secrets in...

Sex and Éclairs in Hollywood

Sometimes this town really makes me wonder. Just the other day I was leafing through a pile of new casting notices when I came...

The Greek Family on American Television: ‘The Slap’

"The Slap" miniseries premiered on NBC this past Thursday night, and though there are no Greek actors in the mix, the show revolves around the...

Greek Tales: Myth and Reality

In these difficult times Greece is going through, one can only wonder where the truth lies, considering everything the media has been "feeding" people...

A B Γ’s of Hollywood: The Accent

We all know Hollywood isn't an easy nut to crack for an actor. And make no mistake, a nut it is. What I mean...

Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux: A Blossoming Romance

Over the past few days, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have been stepping out in public and looking more relaxed together as their romance...

The Callback: Something Scarier than an Audition

There’s only one thing in the world scarier than an audition. It’s the callback. Upon first learning you’re one of the chosen few it’s...

What it Takes

Years ago I saw an interview with an actress who made a big impression on me. It wasn’t that she had anything particularly special about her that struck me but simply that unlike many others in our profession she was a real live working actress.‘Working actress’ referring of course to someone who actually earns their living acting instead of as a waitress.