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1931-2015 “My job here is done.” “What do you mean? You didn’t do anything.” “Didn’t I?”

27. February 2015 by DigitalDeron
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Auditioning advice

This post is rewritten from an excerpt of a reply to a reader about one of my audition monologues. If I may offer my own experience from the other side of the table… The last thing we’re trying to do is intimidate … Continue reading

16. October 2014 by DigitalDeron
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First statistical evidence that the Writers’ Guild got screwed

On Friday, Neilsen published the first tracking results for online television consumption. The result was that Lost was the big winner, with 1.4 million unique viewers in December.  Saturday Night Live and Grey’s Anatomy followed. In the case of Lost, … Continue reading

15. February 2009 by DigitalDeron
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piracy good

Recently, comedian Jay Black began (or maybe restarted) doing a column called TV 101 over at TVSquad.com.  He’s good.  His submission today is a tongue-in-cheek yet straight-shootingly correct appeal to network television, that they should change their business model or … Continue reading

10. December 2008 by DigitalDeron
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Worst Emmys Efffver

One doesn’t expect much from an awards show. Give me some small feeling of being friends with these people who make movies and TV. Let at least some of the jokes not be lame, maybe have a few entertaining moments, … Continue reading

22. September 2008 by DigitalDeron
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Now he’s swearing in heaven

George Carlin, 1937-2008

23. June 2008 by DigitalDeron
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I want this guy’s life

Jason Segel, star of How I Met Your Mother, is going to be writing the next muppets movie.Having been in both of Judd Apatow’s early, failed-but-excellent TV shows, playing opposite Alyson Hannigan (let’s just call her Willow) on a successful … Continue reading

13. March 2008 by DigitalDeron
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Some real pretty charts (if you back Obama…)

OK, I know this is an entertainment blog, and I shouldn’t be going on about politics. However, seeing as how–in addition to sweeping four states by wide margins, plus taking all the delegates in the U.S. Virgin Islands–he did just … Continue reading

11. February 2008 by DigitalDeron
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Just when I think I couldn’t respect Joss Whedon any more…

…he writes something like this post to UnitedHollywood. Dear Writers, I have good news. I have lots of good news. In fact, I have way too much good news. The strike is almost over. A resolution is days away. Weeks. … Continue reading

06. February 2008 by DigitalDeron
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Henson biopic. (Please, please do it right…)

So muppet geeks now have something to look forward to more than the Dark Crystal sequel. Empire Film Group acquired the rights to a script called Henson, telling the life story of the man himself. Could become one of my … Continue reading

06. February 2008 by DigitalDeron
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