it’s not about me

Today is Krissi’s birthday. She would have been 27. I think about her life, and I wonder what she would be doing now, who she would be, where she would live. I wonder if...

they audition people for this?

Ever wonder what it takes to have your face seen in the background of a commercial for a few seconds? I’m not talking about being an extra. I’m talking actually booking a role of some sort....

faith, hope, and KFC

Almost five years ago I was interning with an advertising agency in Dallas. I got to attend a commercial shoot where I saw a couple of young actors basically getting paid to sit there. It didn’t...

red carpets and deep thoughts

I’m writing this post from my childhood bedroom. Weird way to start the post? Let me try again. I’m writing this post having just attended my first red carpet premiere! There. That’s better. It...

criminal minds: part 2

First of all, I just want to say thank you to everyone who watch my national television debut last night on Criminal Minds! I was probably only on screen for about a minute, but if you...

criminal minds: part 1

Tuesday morning I woke up wondering if it was all a dream. Probably because I was still delirious from waking up at 4am the day before… But still. The 12 hours I spent on set Monday...

what a difference a day makes

I booked an episode of Criminal Minds! But before I get to that, I must start at the beginning… or at least back up a bit. I don’t journal much. About three or four times...

without light there is no color

I went to the San Diego zoo yesterday. It’s something I’ve always wanted to do, so I snatched up a couple of Living Social discounts, snatched up a girlfriend of mine, and we headed straight...

oh, the places you’ll go!

A friend of mine, who is older and much wiser, became a Christian just two years ago – way later in life than most. But somehow he has a childlike faith. This doesn’t surprise me though....

with perseverance

I woke up Wednesday morning from a sweat-inducing dream. I was hanging out with friends when I suddenly realized that my audition was that day, halfway across town in rush hour, and I was nowhere near ready...