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Dark Knight Rises: Reflections

Attention: this is not a review. And there are spoilers. After having read some of the local reviews, I am concerned that some “critics” no longer know how to watch movies and write reviews, so I am purposefully straying far from that path. I will not say that The Dark Knight Rises was flawless. My boyfriend attests that its prequel, The Dark Knight was…

A Sobering Moment

Tuesday night’s performance was going really well. The audience loved the Barroom Brawl, my pirate fight well off without a hitch, and everyone was in pretty good spirits. And then sometime during the Beowulf battle, Tara accidentally cut into Ryan’s hand with the God sword, a real nasty looking broadsword. I didn’t see the event or catch much of the…

In Bruise

There is not enough arnica to save me from looking like a rape victim at this moment. “Rape survivor” as Nik my kettlebell trainer joked, “like you beat the guy up and got away.” Kidding aside, I’ve got an interesting bruise from a double hang clean workout FROM LAST WEEK, a brown-red blemish on my right shoulder from rolling in…

Snowing in Seattle

Part of me doesn’t particularly like snow, especially when I have a rather busy week ahead of me. It makes transportation something akin to the Oregon Trail, what with NW drivers being the most skittish and nervous people I’ve ever met.  And it inclines me to hibernate, which is the last thing I need to do. A tech week for…

One on One with Harley Kaplan

Allo! I’m currently enrolled in the Advanced Industry Showcase at One on One NYC, a highly reputed hub for meeting industry people. This clip is from my morning class with casting director Harley Kaplan. Such a sweet guy and lots of encouraging feedback. I also ran into my old suitemate from Carnegie Mellon’s Pre-College Program. Constantly amazed by how small…