Anything Goes

A free and open forum. The place to discuss anything on your mind film, television and theater related…or not.

Many variety artists worked in blackface, were coon shouters, and who specialized in racial humor.

Did you know that one of my Mae West's skills in burlesque was as a "coon shouter"? http://maewest.blogspot.com/2016/09/mae-west-coon-shouter.html

Mae West: Coon Shouter
Mae West: Coon Shouter
In September 1933, * * * ** * * * * * * * * * * * According to "* * MAE WEST sat down for a series of interviews with the West Coast syndicated columnist Willis Thornton. Last week, the first chapter…
Jeff Lyons
And Away We Go...

Trump supporters on their way to tonight's debate after having just eaten their young... :)

Mark E. Sackett
Tonight is the first presidential debate and the september event for “the art of active networking”

So do we watch our two Presidential Candidates square off, or do we meet amazing people doing amazing things tonight with the knowing that we have a better chance of helping you do better than any politician?

I say, maybe a bit of both. I’ve been told that The Corinthian Grand Ballroom...

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THE ART OF ACTIVE NETWORKING -September 26, 2016 San Jose
THE ART OF ACTIVE NETWORKING -September 26, 2016 San Jose
Do you hate Networking as much as most of us do? Are you also bad at it, often wondering why no one returns your calls or follows up with you after a "Networking Event"? Join us in any of our cities f…
Kevin Ecke
Improvised Filmmaking - Producing without preproduction is way more fun

Improvised Filmmaking is the most fun you can have making a short film and it makes you rethink the entire process of creating one.

Usually script comes first, then pre-prod, then prod, then post, blah, blah, blah.

I'm sure you've all heard of the 48 hour film project. What I ended...

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The Dream Flow - Weekly Work
The Dream Flow - Weekly Work
Weekly Content - Blog for The Dream Flow, a studio from Denver
Gary Craig
Photo Critique

It never ceases to amaze me, the kind of photographs people put up. Poor quality photos, out of focus photos, photos that have nothing to do with anything, never mind your chosen specialty. Photos where your face is cut off, photos of you and the rest of your family, or some other kind of group...

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Gilbert Pritchett

Well now.....

LindaAnn Loschiavo
Many actresses have claimed to be "the first" at some specialty. How reliable are these claims?

Mae West said she invented the shimmy? Did Mae really do that? http://maewest.blogspot.com/2016/09/mae-west-theatrical-affairs.html

Mae West: Theatrical Affairs
Mae West: Theatrical Affairs
In September 1933, * ** * Mae West's mother was a native Parisienne [* * Mae won most of the prizes at amateur theatrical affairs. Before she was five, she was giving performances at church and club s…
Stage 32 "About Me" Section

Why do people write their biography stuff in the third person? Don't they realize how unhinged that makes them look? I am supremely weirded out by the amount of that ilk swarming to my "Network Request" section.

Tivoli Silas
Blogging Websites

I'm interested in potentially starting a blog. Does anyone have a suggestion about website I should use?

Mark E. Sackett
Let me help you learn to make stronger connections in this business!

HAPPY SUNDAY, I HOPE YOU ARE ENJOYING YOUR GREEN EGGS AND HAM TOO!

I love a good breakfast, especially on a weekend when I don’t feel as pushed for time. I also love creative and unique breakfast and Dr. Seuss was the master of creativity! I live a creative life, it is unexpected, fun,...

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Paul Bruce
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Edinburgh’s accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival launches on October 26th,screening 77 short films from 23 countries. Alongside some of the best Scottish films, we’re also showcasing French Fantasy, a

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Edinburgh’s accessible, friendly and eclectic

short film festival launches on October 26th,screening 77 short films from 23 countries.

Alongside some of the best Scottish films, we’re also showcasing French Fantasy,

animation from...

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EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016-PREVIEW
EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016-PREVIEW
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Edinburgh's accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival is now in its 6th year! Once again, we're bringing some of the best contemporary Scottish, UK and I…
Rex Sikes
Do This When Your Situation Sucks!

Do This When Your Situation Sucks! - Read, Enjoy & Share - http://wp.me/p4OhpB-2ps #happiness #filmmaking #acting #career #successtips

Do This When Your Situation Sucks!
Do This When Your Situation Sucks!
"A good friend texted me stating he needed some reframes. He spent a trying day, more than 12 hours in the airport, attempting to get to L A, with delays and missed flights. A remarkable man himself I…