how NOT to make it

notes from a working actor

The trials and tribulations
of Mike Vaughn

(this guy)

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and the Holiday Cards are… done.

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

2016 marks the 12th and final round for my self-produced Holiday Card campaign. When I started I think I had about 40 people on my holiday list, and now it’s closer to 400. I’m not getting any younger and my new kid is likely going to be the focus of future holiday greetings anyway. But […]

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and it’s not spam!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

I won’t say who specifically sent me this email this morning, but it is REAL despite the Nigerian Scam feel to the whole thing. Crazy, right? Let’s just say this guy is involved in our life, but probably for just about 30 more days. Here’s what I got (see if anything smells fishy to you): […]

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First, have a listen at my first attempt to contact the “chiropractor” that denied my surgeon’s treatment request; followed by the last call with his receptionist. [ CLICK TO PLAY ] Yes, I’m as confident as you they’ll be calling back. Then again, I’m overly optimistic and naïve. PS: Don’t ask me what’s going on with […]

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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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