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...

Is John Stamos one of the top Elvis Presley Impersonators?

On Jan. 8th Elvis would have turned 75 years old. TIME Magazine just named John Stamos one of the top 10 Elvis impersonators. The...

What It Takes (part 2)

This week’s column, What It Takes, is part two of a little journey that began last week with my ranting and raving about just...

“Thank you for changing my life, Theo Angelopoulos”

Hollywood based film producer Alexis Varouxakis writes a personal note about Theo Angelopoulos and sheds light on this Great Greek director as a mentor. "I was 19 when I came to work on the set of 'Eternity and a Day'. It was the first time I was on a film set, the first time I met an actor - since then you very kindly let me into your house and your family. You gave me direction when I needed it," Varouxakis continues.

Ten Plus 1 Greek-Inspired Halloween Costumes

With Halloween just around the corner, people have chaotically flooded the streets in search of the perfect costume. Among the costumes featured in stores,...

Sasha Grey: From Porn Star to Mainstream Actress to School Reader

Sasha Grey is proud of how she used to make her living and she is talking openly about it. Her job - at least...

That Magic Feeling

Yesterday I was married; three times to three different men, to be exact. None of it was particularly eventful; mostly we just drove around...

Hollywood Myths II: It’s all in the age, babe.

I know, I know. You were all on the edge of your seats these past few days just waiting for me to continue spilling...

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.

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...