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    On-Set Etiquette

    The golden rule is being polite--even when they're not polite to you.

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    Jessica Gerono

    Even before Jessica Gerono's audition for "The Crossing" was over, she had a strong feeling that she got the part. "Well, you know, honestly, I came in and I read, and it was like right away the director told me that I was perfect," says Gerono.

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    One Dream, or the Other

    My sister Kiki is two and a half years younger than I am. Despite the difference, it always felt as though we were the same age because we were inseparable.

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    Greg Nutcher

    Greg Nutcher, a retired police detective turned actor, knew that his training and his experience on the beat would help him land the role of Jimmy Hampshire inThe Wallet.

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    Saver the Feeling

    It is time to save money for yourself and have Uncle Sam help you with your savings account by giving you a credit for money you have "invested" in yourself. The Internal Revenue Service has come up with a good deal for those of us who can put some money ...

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    The Top 20 Casting Directors for the Films of 2005 -- Part One

    Lisa Beach shares her experience in castingWalk the LineandWedding Crashers, while Scot Boland and Victoria Burrows talk about what it was like to castHostageandKing Kong.

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    Andy Richter: A Sidekick Speaks

    He spent seven years being a second banana on Late Night With Conan O'Brien before striking out on his own, so Andy Richter knows a thing or two about what makes a good sidekick. "You've got to know the parameters of your role," explains Richter. "You have to ...

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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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    Turn the Beat Around 

    The adage "You don't get a second chance to make a first impression" is undoubtedly true. But although second impressions may not eradicate a lousy first one, they can go a long way in the art of damage control.

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