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    Space Case, Thai Ties

    Is it considered unethical for an actor to use a gimmick or shtick to leapfrog over other struggling actors and get ahead in the business?

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    The Master Builder

    CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing)

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    Los Angeles Production Listings

    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 Los Angeles area. Check for new listings every Thursday! (Website members only.)

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    Ozzie Stewart

    Ozzie Stewart jumped into character even before she got the role of Ms. Vy, a street hustler and gifted bookie, inBeautiful Jones, a nonunion film she read about in Back Stage East in January.

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    Production Listings Los Angeles

    Here are the most recent production listings for Los Angeles TV and Film.

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    Finding a Good Preparer

    I lost money because my preparer didn't know how to make the best use of deductions on my tax return. The returns weren't wrong; they just weren't as right as they could have been.

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    Some Tax Myths Debunked

    This week I thought I'd take on a few durable tax myths. Free yourself of these misconceptions, and your filing can be a much happier and more productive experience.

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    Casting Suggestion, Directing Direction

    "Is there any way I can gracefully, directly or indirectly, suggest to the directors that they audition my friend?"

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    The Last Word: Almost Famous?

    "I have been compared to Minnie Driver and Juliette Lewis. My first thought is, 'But I don't have a big jawbone, and I'm not skinny and weird.' "