Back from Vacation! Jun 29, 2021

Haven't updated the blog in a couple weeks, and it's for a good reason: I was on vacation!

But now I'm back, with some thoughts on why time off is so hard in this business.

The Big Idea

So on...

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It Really is Who You Know Jun 08, 2021

The old saying "It's not what you know, it's who you know" is SO old and played out, that using it in this business has become a joke.

Except it's still 100% true. As I learned in a weird and...

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Patience Pays Off Jun 03, 2021

Sometimes the best ability you can have in the hosting business is being able to wait. And wait. And wait.

Talent gets you far, but so does attrition; which I learned this week.

The Big Idea

I've...

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Should You Put Masked Clips on Your Hosting Reel? May 25, 2021

I've talked to multiple agents and producers about including clips with a mask on in hosting reels or auditions. Here's what I found out.

Because we've already covered the tips for how to best host...

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When Things Go Wrong On Camera May 20, 2021

We're all going to have something go wrong on-camera eventually. Crazy spectators crashing the set, a light blowing out; something beyond our control will mess up. But kinda...

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