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    The IRS on the Prowl

    Last month the IRS announced that the number of audited returns had increased by 11 percent over the previous year. But you usually can't get into trouble if you tell the truth and file your returns on time.

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    21st-Century Fitness

    According to game-sales tracker VGChartz.com, the workout game Wii Fit was the fourth-best-selling video game in the world in 2009.

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    Brave, Beautiful New Worlds

    "I remember my first print audition like it was yesterday: I was 11 and thought I was so cool for leaving class early to go into the city." --Allison Strong

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    Enter the Piso

    Ja Ja Gallery

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    Kazuki: This Is My Earth

    The Kaye Playhouse

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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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    How Do You Cast Superheroes?

    "With Peter Parker [in "Spider-Man"], it's interesting because he's sort of the anti-superhero. He's the nerd who becomes powerful against his will."

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    New York Area Production Listing

    Back Stage lists major U.S. film and TV productions that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you¿ll find productions occurring in the greater New York area. Check for new listings every Thursday! (Website members only.)

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    Timing Tiff, Sexist Stiff

    "I’m acting in a short film and I’m having a problem with the director. He is really dismissive of me and makes weird, sexist comments about me, right in front of my face."

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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."