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Re: Five (interesting?) things you don't know about me
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2009, 12:52:47 AM »
When I moved to L.A. I got a side job as a film critic.  Subscribers included Development Executives and studio personal.  (And a famous Oscar-winning director.  I'm not going to say who... but Basil and Adam definitely know his work.) 

If you don't mind me asking, how did you find this out?
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Re: Five (interesting?) things you don't know about me
« Reply #11 on: October 07, 2009, 01:11:44 AM »
When I moved to L.A. I got a side job as a film critic.  Subscribers included Development Executives and studio personal.  (And a famous Oscar-winning director.  I'm not going to say who... but Basil and Adam definitely know his work.)

If you don't mind me asking, how did you find this out?
My review emails started out going to just a handful of people in the business. They would forward my posts to others.  I would receive replies from people asking to be included on my address list.  Stacey Sher was one of the people who ended up on my direct mailing list after she read my review of Out of Sight.  Sometime during the filming of The Limey, She sent me an email offhandedly mentioning that she forwards my reviews onto Steven.

My reaction...  :o

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Re: Five (interesting?) things you don't know about me
« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2009, 01:15:54 AM »
Glad you got to him before he stopped paying attention to critics!  :)

Pretty cool stories all around.
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Re: Five (interesting?) things you don't know about me
« Reply #13 on: October 07, 2009, 09:18:25 AM »
1. I have needed eye glasses since I was in the third grade.

2. My goal/dream is to travel the world and see as much of it as possible. I intend to do this once the kids are all graduated by teaching English in as many countries as possible. I already have my TEFL certificate and did some student teaching in Prague in 2005.

3. My brother and I both waited on George Clooney in the same year in 2 different restaurants in 2 different cities (Chicago and New York). He is very cool and easy going.

4. I started reading The Lord Of The Rings trilogy in 4th grade and have read it nearly year until I was in my mid-20s'. Now I go a few years in between reads.

5. I once lived a high flying and criminal lifestyle. I had to lose everything, move across the country to Phoenix and back in with my parents (at 38) before I straightened my life out. I walked away from the life and serious drug addiction and never looked back. It was the hardest thing I have ever done but now, I also know I can do whatever I set my mind to.
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Re: Five (interesting?) things you don't know about me
« Reply #14 on: October 07, 2009, 09:54:20 AM »
5) I've had sex with a famous person (I am not going to say who).
Pretty please.

Clovis, aren't you from Manitoba or some silly place like that? The only famous person to come out of there is Nathan Fillion. That said, if it is Fillion then I am quite jealous.

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Re: Five (interesting?) things you don't know about me
« Reply #15 on: October 07, 2009, 09:56:39 AM »
Manitoba or some silly place like that
Watch it, vermin boy.
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Re: Five (interesting?) things you don't know about me
« Reply #16 on: October 07, 2009, 10:01:20 AM »
Manitoba or some silly place like that
Watch it, vermin boy.

You should know by now that I love Canada dearly, but I love to make fun of nearly every province and region. The only one that probably gets crapped on deservedly is Quebec. Also, as an Ontarian, Albera can suck it.
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Re: Five (interesting?) things you don't know about me
« Reply #17 on: October 07, 2009, 10:33:52 AM »
Manitoba or some silly place like that
Watch it, vermin boy.

You should know by now that I love Canada dearly, but I love to make fun of nearly every province and region. The only one that probably gets crapped on deservedly is Quebec. Also, as an Ontarian, Albera can suck it.

All I need to say to that is LOL Maple Leafs!

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Re: Five (interesting?) things you don't know about me
« Reply #18 on: October 07, 2009, 10:37:17 AM »
Fillion is from Alberta.  And if it IS him, add me to the jealous list.

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Re: Five (interesting?) things you don't know about me
« Reply #19 on: October 07, 2009, 10:39:27 AM »
Martin--wow.  That's pretty amazing.  People who have been in that life up to that age generally don't pull out of the spiral.  I'm impressed.  How old are the kids who need to graduate?