“THE SUCKER PUNCH” Making Decision

  “THE SUCKER PUNCH” Making Decisions   ‘Who I am,” GOD created, “Who I was,” Others created, “Who I will Become,” I Create.   The victims of “THE SUCKER PUNCH” (blindsided by the ideas & thoughts of others, especially Family, Friends & Loved Ones, “Media”), targets, “Who We Were,” it is familiar territory, they pilfered Read More …

“THINKING” (the Enemy Within)

  “THINKING” (The Enemy Within)   There it is…the ” Voice of the Ego,” the “Influencer,” and it never “Shuts Up.” I call it the “Choice Maker.” It chooses our “Paths,” some “Green & Fragrant,” some “Brown & Dark,” some “Rocky & Unpredictable.” It is the “Narrator” of our “Past, Present and Future,” it is Read More …

“SELF-CONFIDENSE v’s SELF-CENTEREDNESS

  “SELF-CONFIDENSE” V’s “SELF-CENTEREDNESS”   “The ALCHEMY of ACTING SUCCESS,” turning “Lead” into “Gold” as one discovers “Inner-Balance.”   “I care not what “You” think of Me, I care only what “I” think of Me.” gb   Do not shy away from “Self-Centeredness,” it is your “Inner-Self” seeking “Inner-Balance.” Embracing Failure as well as Success Read More …

WHAT’S not being TAUGHT

  “WHAT is NOT being TAUGHT”   The THREE “SINS…”   …the ACTOR” brings with them to the camera are the same “Three Things” they possess as a “Normal Human Being,” if not, they would be considered “Not Normal,” maybe even “Insane.”   “ANTICIPATION” becomes a “SIN” if the Actor “Anticipates” but their Character “Does Read More …

INVENTING V’s CREATING

  “INVENTING” V’s “CREATING”   “CREATING is ‘Discovering’ the ‘Memory of the Potential’ in Something’ that does not yet Exist.” It is of the “Spiritual Realm.”   “INVENTING is ‘Discovering an ‘IDEA’ of Something.” It is of the “Temporal Realm.” “TECHNOLOGY” comes from the “Evolution of the Mind,” a greater understanding that we have access Read More …

STILLNESS & SILENCE

“ART” is not an IDEA, it is a “MEMORY.”   Before every “Practice,” the “ACTOR/ARTIST” must enter the “Corridor of MEDITATION,” TAPPING INTO THE “Universal Storehouse,” the “Cosmic Realm” of “GENIUS.”   Practicing with “WORDS and MOVEMENT” bonds One to the “Temporal World,” of “Earthly Ideas.” It is “STILLNESS” and “SILENCE” that opens the door Read More …

“HANGING ON” V’s “LETTING GO”

  “HANGING ON” V’s “LETTING GO”   “Blue Mountain Unmoved, White Cloud comes and goes.” a ZEN expression   For the ACTOR, ON an AUDITION, “White Cloud” always trump’s “Blue Mountain.”   “EXPERIENCE” Act’s as a Defense, Protection, making one “Cautious, Unadventurous and Boring.”   “INEXPERIENCE” brings “Freshness,” it projects “Humility,” it makes one, “The Read More …

a “Machine” V’s a “Vehicle”

  a “MACHINE” V’s a “VECHICLE”   A “MACHINE” (movies, etc.) is an “Apparatus” with “Moving Parts, “MACHINERY” (actors, crew, etc.). “Assembly Line” (casting, agents, managers, etc.), assemble the “Moving parts.”   The “MACHINIST” (Director) operates the “MACHINE” and “MACHINERY” to create a “MECHANICAL FORCE” (audience). The “Architect/ Designer” (writer). The “Energy/Fuel” (money) to run Read More …

THE FIVE REGIMENS of PRACTICE

  The “FIVE REGIMENS of PRACTICE” COMMITMENT DISCIPLINE PASSION TRUST & “PATIENCE”   “COMMITMENT” and “DISCIPLINE” means: “Order,” “Dedication,” it means one convenes each day at the same time, the same place to practice the same thing, over and over, it signals to the “Gods,” “Muses” the “Stamina of one’s Intention.” “PASSION” means: “Desire,” Drive,” Read More …

B.S. V’s REALITY

  B.S. Vs REALITY   For the Actor, there is “Great Power” in Self-Realization… …they either continue with the “BULLSHIT” or they “Kick the Shit out of the Bull,” but there is one “Certainty,” they both “Hurt.” the former dictates, “ATTITUDE & BEHAVIOR,” the latter “Changes” it.   One dictates “Self-Consciousness,” the other, “Self-Confidense,” either Read More …