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    Gettin' Ready Rag

    You only have a couple of weeks to get things done that could have a significant impact on your taxes for the past year.

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    December Decisions

    While you are planning your New Year's resolutions, focus on getting yourself financially healthy for the new year as well.

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    Agency Blues, AFTRA Dues

    "I signed with my agent before I knew much about the industry. I know now that I should have gotten more experience and training before seeking representation."

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    Chunky Move: Mortal Engine

    Be warned: This is not a performance for the fainthearted. The climactic 10 minutes of the hourlong sextet "Mortal Engine" are truly frightening.

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    You'd Better Watch Out

    Two recent controversies prove that if you use a beloved icon to make a political point, you'd better expect pushback from the forces of intolerance.

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    Acting Nuts

    Often when I venture upon this acting avenue with thespians—viewing what acting skills they have to show—the first presentation foray is just that: presentation.

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    Road Rage

    "I recently went through a rough experience involving my first professional tour and am desperately seeking advice on the situation."

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    Santa Claus Ain't Coming to Town. You Are!

    This is the time of year when agents start a betting pool to see which actors will remember to give us a little something as a thank-you for all the hard work we do.

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    What Do You Expect From Actors On Set?

    "I think being available is very important. Sometimes you have to dial yourself down to zero, so you're available for the character, for the director's directions, for the scene to happen." - Ang Lee

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    London, and the World, Calling

    What are the odds that a California boy will grow up to play Charles Dickens characters at the London Palladium? It wasn't something I planned.