Category Archives: i’d like a job please

You didn’t need hopes and goals anyway

That hiatus lasted longer than planned, oops. Here is a fun story to make up for it: I started temping at a talent agency yesterday. Today, I had the heart-stoppingest worst task EVER. Let’s pretend you are me for a … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Los Angeles…es

Anyone who moves to L.A. is crazypants. I am allowed to say this because I’m guilty. L.A. sucks and yet manages to be awesome at the same time, thoroughly confusing new-ish residents like myself. Am I supposed to love it … Continue reading

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Filming in my backyard…

Before I came out to L.A. eight months ago, I thought I was going to do production (for the uninitiated: helping out with filming, like production assistant work). During my first three weeks, I sent my resume to production companies … Continue reading

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Now I see why people turn to alcohol

I’m still temping as a receptionist. I think we’re on Month 5, but I’ve lost count. Here is a lovely snippet of a conversation I had today: WOMAN ON PHONE: (five seconds after I pick up) “It’s taking everything in … Continue reading

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Overbooked.

When I came to L.A. four months ago, I scarcely knew anyone, but now I’m officially overbooked with too much to do with too many people. Not a bad thing, but I’ve forgotten why I came here: to write and … Continue reading

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Weekend Shenanigans

Three months in, the transition to L.A. is still rough. Adjusting to the constant threat of parking tickets, establishing a new career in a totally different field, and creating a new friend base…. I’m not stressed at all!!! However, there … Continue reading

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Sorry.

Sooooo. It’s been so long since my last post, you’re probably wondering if I’m still alive.  I am! (Just barely.) See, I just had a suuuuuuper-rough two weeks and didn’t want to bum anyone out with my sad-sack posts. In … Continue reading

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