-Michael Caine

 “First 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.”

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Hey there! I’m so excited to share this episode with you where I had the pleasure of chatting with the amazing @MichelleKhare , a YouTube content creator and actress with over 4 million subscribers and a Streamy award under her belt. With Challenge Accepted, we follow Michelle Khare as she attempts our world’s most difficult […]

YouTuber Michelle Khare on Content Creation & Actors

September 21, 2023

Gabrielle Byndloss and I are back to talk about the importance of self-care and the struggles of being a working actor. We touch on how to prioritize your own needs, how to create a list of comforts items to bring with you on set, and practical tips for maintaining your mental health while traveling. Gabrielle […]

Working Actor Life: Prioritizing Your Needs as an Actor, Mental Health, and Self-Care

September 14, 2023

In this episode, I had the pleasure of chatting with the hosts of the Truly Darkly Creeply podcast, Kerry and Quinlan. They are podcasters, actors, writers, producers, and wear so many hats that they’re essentially quadruple threats. From getting paid to host a podcast on A&E to starting from scratch, we talked about their transition […]

September 8, 2023

I had an entirely different plan for this video but, after one scroll session on TikTok, I am fired up. I saw video after video of day-in-the-life-of-an-actor content, which I love and think we need more of, but each one only showed the highlight reels. The days on set. Working for Netflix. Booking a dream […]

August 24, 2023

In this week’s episode, I had the pleasure of interviewing Drew Talbert, the creator behind the popular TikTok account @drew_talbert. I met him during a panel at the Groundlings and he has so much to share with you all. We talked about his journey as an actor and how he stumbled upon success with his […]

August 17, 2023

A Long Island native, actor, writer, and (reluctant) producer Eddie Alfano (Barry, Shameless, Good Trouble, Birds of Prey) has a huge body of acting work and has written and produced multiple award-winning short films and web series. We covered a lot of ground in this interview, from the challenges of film acting to how to […]

August 10, 2023

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