-Michael Caine

 โ€œFirst of all, I choose the great roles, and if none of these come, I choose the mediocre ones, and if they don't come, I choose the ones that pay the rent.โ€

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In this mini-episode, DaJuan Johnson and I discuss the WGA Writer’s Strike and the possibility of a SAG-AFTRA strike as SAG heads into negotiations in June. We have a full sit-down talk coming, but we wanted to share this segment early because we believe it could help energize the acting community ahead of the SAG […]

BOSCH Star DaJuan Johnson on The Writer’s Strike, Residuals, and The Long Game

June 1, 2023

Happy Mother’s Day! To the mothers out there, to those who have chosen not to have children, for those who can’t, for those who have lost a mother, for those who may not be close with their mother, for those whose mother is their best friend. Being in this business is hard enough without having […]

The Mother’s Day Round Table

May 11, 2023

Welcome to One Broke Actress’ first international episode! ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ I am joined by Emilio Salituro, a talent agent at LUCAS TALENT. With over 30 years of experience and a background as a working actor, Emilio prides himself on being his actors’ advocate. He shares with us what he looks for in talent, how to best […]

May 4, 2023

My relationship to my body has been a lifelong uphill battle. There are so many moments in my life where I have just felt absolutely disconnected to what my body really looks like. After years and years and years of eating disorders and body dysmorphia, I have finally gotten to a place where I am […]

April 27, 2023

Jen Ponton is an actor, writer, and creator who seeks to make others laugh while also remaining true to her values as a queer fat activist. You may have seen her work on AMC’s Dietland, The Unbreakable Jimmy Schmidt, Orange is the New Black, Love on the Run, or her new highly anticipated recurring role […]

April 20, 2023

Melanie A. Ragone started her career in Atlanta, Georgia, as a Production Assistant before moving into the Grip department. Throughout her career, she has worked in a variety of feature films and television productions, including The Walking Dead, Love Simon, Captain America, Sleepy Hollow, The Hate U Give, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. She moved […]

April 4, 2023

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