This weekend, I was introduced to a side of myself that I’m not sure I’ve ever properly met before. I had the amazing privilege of getting to act all weekend. On Saturday I performed in two different staged readings (and
Sam: My director, before opening night, actually told me: “Don’t be afraid to be ugly.”
I would be backstage before curtain putting on a whole mask of makeup: layers of mascara for full lashes, liquid liner for a perfect cat’s eye, and blood red lipstick. I curled my hair, and had a friend pin it
Sarah: Humour is a coping mechanism to get through life. “Being funny is not the same as being happy.”
This past week a comedian I greatly admired died of a suspected overdose. His name was Harris Wittels and he was a very smart, very honest and very funny human being. You can see some of his work here, here
Victor: It’s frustrating to see the life you want through a haze and to keep letting it slip from your hands.
Oh boy, this last month was a doozy. My circumstances seem to be in no way different from before, but the panic of never escaping a cycle I can now more clearly see has rocked me and almost made me
Christine: I failed big, and now I’m studying hard to move forward in a real way.
Lately, I’ve been feeling pretty overwhelmed by life. Life has been chucking an unfair amount of roadblocks and obstacles directly at my face… but it’s also been giving me a lot of wins, and right now I’m just trying to
Kyle: It’s more important for me to make a difference in the world than to have a white picket fence.
The following post is transcribed from a conversation I had with Kyle ‘TooTall’ Strauts about identity, love, visualizing what you want in your life, teaching, and the difference he wants to make in the world. Seeing someone who is 6’9”
Jaylee: You gotta know yourself, before you can show yourself
So being in a rut, in a state of frustration, I have been grappling with the fact that a deadline is upon me – that I have to share a story, a blog, me, with an audience. And I was