A “breakdown” is industry parlance for a list of the characters in a script that a casting director is looking to cast. Actors and their agents read the character descriptions in a breakdown to see if there are any roles they should audition for. Breakdowns can range in size from one sentence to a whole…
My favorite part of these things is the automatically generated transcript, which the Fox site warns “may not be 100% accurate.” I’d say. More like the ramblings of a guy wandering down the middle of Fifth Avenue.
This is my most recent “Angry Independent” segment on Glenn Beck – and actually the last installment of the “Angry Independent” segment on Glenn Beck for now because Glenn’s moving the show to Fox in February. I learned this only when somebody emailed me to ask me if I knew Glenn was moving to Fox. That’s how out of the loop I am.
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This is the charge for the Scientific Atlanta Digital Video Recorder that crashes every 3-6 months and erases all your programs.
Please come see Johnny Berlin, a refreshing documentary directed by Dominic DeJoseph, executive produced by Michael Stipe and Jim McKay, and produced by Ted Green and Brian Sack.
Who’s that girl?
How it could happen.
The judges weigh in on Canada, Hitler, and crackers.
On Death and Dying On HBO
“In retrospect, I should not have assumed in any way that your ability to win a song and dance competition, rodeo, obstacle course and home redecoration challenge would in any way be proof that you had talents, or indeed training, as a medical examiner.”
A look at Hollywood’s promising TV pilots currently in production.
Showtime needs help, sooner or later.
Selected items from the Moonves Memo regarding the reasons behind CBS cancelling “The Reagans”: ‘Kill ’em all and let God sort ’em out!’ is not a Reagan quote. And he did not deliver it while torching a forest with Secretary of the Interior James Watt. There is nothing in the historical record to support the…
In an ongoing effort to further tarnish the Catholic church, I appeared on ABC’s All My Children as a corrupt priest yesterday. I said “Mrs.” before being stared into silence by a character named “Greenlee”, who I assume is mean or conniving or something. I had to assume the “Ryan” character was also mean and…