I am White

This blog, “Stuff White People Like” is apparently all the rage, because of it’s ironic nature, and the apparent popularity of being ironically white.  Which I’m told white people like – by the blog, that is.  Confusing cycle of ironic self-agrandizement, roll on.  

http://stuffwhitepeoplelike.wordpress.com

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Tasty Trailers: Baby Mama et al

In Brudges – Here’s a quote from a screenwriter who recently saw the film: “It is completely apocalyptic and brilliant. It felt a bit didactic, but … this film is a medieval painting come to life…

Smart People – In my opinion, it’s the smart people over at Miramax that are making really good decisions in the films they’re picking.

Stop-Loss

Baby Mama – I’m not sure what to think about this. It’s funny.

Bonneville – I should be too young to “get” this movie… But even the trailer made me tear up.

Meet the Browns – Tyler Perry gets it. Life is complicated.

He Was A Quiet Man – is that…? It is! Christian Slater?!

13.1 Miles

5:30 AM – Today’s the day I run a half-marathon. I’m up early to go join my carpool down to Huntington Beach! An update will be forthcoming upon my completion of the race and return to Hollywood!

2:30 PM – Did it! Proud, tired, and sore; but again oh so proud. We’re quickly (as quickly as I am able to move) getting ready to go out again to a Superbowl Party. A “real” update on the race will come later tonight or tomorrow. Pictures included!

5:30 PM – Well, 5:30 PM two days later… Yup! I’ve finally got photos up and I’ve recovered enough to talk about my experience.

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A Quintessentially Hollywood Day

Yesterday was a very Hollywood Day for me.

In the morning I worked four hours at my part-time job at a burgeoning Hollywood production company. I am Executive Assistant to the International Business Coordinator.  I do office management, accounting, and general administration. It’s fun, a nice environment, and the people are cool.

Then in the afternoon I took headshots for a recent immigrant to Hollywood, a friend of mine who just escaped (legally) from the airforce. He’s here in Hollywood to get his start in the biz and hopefully the headshots I took will help.

After that, I had a meeting with the co-producers of an independent feature that my husband and I are working on. Dinner meeting. At the Alcove. Very Hollywood.

Finally, late in the evening, I found myself back at the Act One offices, where I completed a rigorous three-month Executive Training program, for their Info Night for the next round of applicants. I was on the Alumni Panel, talking about my experience and answering questions. If was fun!

So that’s my Hollywood day…

Novel.

My Hollywood Day

Yesterday was a very Hollywood Day for me.

In the morning I worked four hours at my part-time job at a burgeoning Hollywood production company. I have the quintessential entry-level position as the Assistant to the International Business Coordinator. I do office management, accounting, and general administration. It’s fun, a nice environment, and the people are very cool!

Then in the afternoon I took headshots for a recent immigrant to Hollywood, a friend of mine who just escaped (legally) from the airforce! He’s here in Hollywood to get his start in the biz and hopefully the headshots I took will help!

Then after that, I had a meeting with the co-producers of an independent feature that my husband and I are working on. Dinner meeting. At the Alcove. Very Hollywood.

Finally, late in the evening, I found myself back at the Act One offices, where I completed a rigorous three-month Executive Training program, for their Info Night for the next round of applicants. I was on the Alumni Panel, talking about my experience and answering questions. If was fun!

So that’s my Hollywood day…

Novel.