how NOT to make it

notes from a working actor

The trials and tribulations
of Mike Vaughn

(this guy)

Archive for December, 2009

This weeks best quote:

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

“Yeah, yeah, you’ve got it going on Mr. Vaughn.” – Casting director for a spoof web series that pokes fun at the porn industry. I love this quote because the role I was auditioning for was that of a failed porn director. Touche, world. Touche. ———————————————————-

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Caught this clip a couple of weeks ago on G4 and was happily surprised by Amy Henning (creative director) and Naughty Dog’s approach to the voice acting in Uncharted 2. Check it out – specifically around 4:10: http://g4tv.com/videos/43254/Best-of-2009-Game-of-the-Year-Acceptance-Speech/ Quick background: About two years ago I got up the nerve in a VG voice session to […]

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I fought the law… and I won?

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

LA parking: 1  Me: 1 Now it’s tied bitches. This_almost_makes up for when the city posted temporary “no parking” signs after 11:59 pm for the LA half-marathon then towed my car at 1:15 am. And yes, I even had proof there were no signs posted earlier that day. Actual quote from the city representative who […]

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Ego stroked.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Wow. I’m humbled and honored by this little write-up. http://su.pr/5fA7ZJ Jeremy Michael Cohen, you rule. Can’t wait to 1. see the film, 2. work with you again, 3. take you up on that game of Risk challenge. Everyone else, I suggest you keep up with this up-and-comer: http://twitter.com/jeremymcohen ———————————————————-

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It’s funny cause it’s true.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Best sign seen while running: “Beware of dog. Cat is not trustworthy either.” Love it. ———————————————————-

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[Megan and I are always on the lookout for a great home rental and we found a deal that was too good to be true. In fact, I assumed the owner meant to say, it’s one room for that amount, but I figured I’d double check anyway] —————————————————– From: Mike Vaughn Subject: $1000 / 3br […]

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