Cashing in

“What do you mean my advantage in this situation,” the tiny aspiring thespian asked. “Well, I mean you are awfully small, you are very distinctive. Plus how many repressed memories are out there just walking around? It might make a really good reality show,” Byron said. “What’s a reality show, “Fred asked. “How old was […]

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Bang (part 6)

Penelope tried to ignore the thoughts that kept running through her head. She worked on her resume for a while and then watched the news. Everyone was talking about the Hollywood Liberation Front, including the ladies on The View. Whoopi said that she could understand the frustration the young actors were experiencing.  Nicole said she […]

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Time (part 9)

      The machine rumbled and stopped; I stepped out cautiously. There was nothing in the closet except two rats who stared up at me after I came out of the machine. I bolted out of the closet and into the bedroom which contained many more rats. I ran to the front door, but […]

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Time (Part 2)

    I ran down Van Nuys Blvd to the train station in the sweltering heat. I noticed my purse was still the small red one I’d been carrying when I left and the same $75.00 was still in it. I checked the bills and found that one of the twenties was from 2014. I […]

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Time (part one)

    I felt hopeful when we saw the ad for a roommate in North Hollywood. My unemployment check did not begin to cover the rent on my Beverly Hills studio and what little I made from audience work and blogging just barely made ends meet. I’d only met Tom, my new roommate briefly. Tom’s […]

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Fortune

      I left the Egyptian Theater after seeing Rear Window feeling incredibly depressed. During the film it occurred to me that no matter what, I would never ,ever look like Grace Kelly. It also occurred to me that I would never be as talented as Alfred Hitchcock, but mostly it was the Grace […]

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Sales and Marketing

      Kleinman sat across from Lucy Fisk his new boss at Fisk and Peterman as she greedily shoved Greek salad into her mouth while washing it down with giant gulps of the triple Sambuca that she’d ordered. Kleinman sipped daintily at his, as he was afraid to get drunk so early in the […]

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