An Actor’s Life In New York City Part 2.

I was cast as the male swing in Off-Broadway's My Big Gay Italian Wedding, which meant that I understudied most of the men in the show and could go on at a moment's notice. It was my big break in NYC! I earned my Actors' Equity...

The Hero’s Journey: Failure

I just finished a long day of work. I’m in London, England and just completed a three hour drive with my friend and colleague from Manchester, England. It was a successful workweek. I’ve been away from home for over a week this time. I live...

An Actor’s Life In New York City

I moved to New York City from Columbus, Ohio in the summer of 2012 with high aspirations of becoming a professional actor. Everyone had warned me beforehand how tough it is to make it in NYC, but I didn't care. I had to do it...

The Hero’s Journey: Fear

My bare feet carefully walk over the rough, rocky shore of the lake. A thick rolling cloud of fog and mist is floating off the water like a scene out of a movie. My body is shivering.  My feet and hands are numb. The breath...

The Hero’s Journey: Faith

My younger brother and I are sitting at a table with a very large, tasty looking turkey in front of us, just waiting to be destroyed.  The smell of freshly roasted turkey instantly makes my mouth water like a Pavlovian responses, uncontrollably salivating in anticipation....

Why I Love Soccer Now After Loving Hockey For So Many Years

Hockey was my first sports love affair. The Columbus Blue Jackets are my team (I'll pause for your laughter). I fell in love with them in 2010, while I was at Ohio State, and have enjoyed watching them slowly progress under new leadership. Hockey is...

The Hero’s Journey: Risk

You may see it often and others may never see it, but it happens around us everyday. If you don’t see it then you’re choosing to ignore it. Everyday people are taken advantage of, hurt, abused, bullied, threaten, mistreated, lied to, deceived or tricked by...

What Can We Expect For Women’s Hairstyles in 2018

Hey Ladies, let's be honest here. Most of us ladies are pretty happy with what we’ve got going on with our hair, if not a little attached to our style. Barring a Britney moment, flat ironing disaster, or needing to go incognito à la Angelina...

The “New Athlete” Concept: Why You Should Give it a Try

You work a 9-5 job, have 2.1 kids at home, and hustle to pay the bills. It’s called the American Dream. But in order to be your best for yourself, your bosses and your family, you’ve got to take care of yourself, too.   That was...

Stick To It

The New Year can determine whether you make it or break it. Literally. Especially when it comes to those New Year’s Resolutions.  And whether yours is related to body, mind or money, chances are, you won’t succeed unless you go the extra mile. According to...