Good News on Casting Hub/CastHub Refunds?

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I’ve written often about Casting Hub and its cousins, and I’ve now heard from several hundred families who have had positive and negative experiences with them. At least once a week for the past year, I’ve heard from someone who … Continue reading

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Springtime in Texas

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I’m a Texan, born and raised here, in a family that came into the state as part of Col. Austin’s “Old 300″ original settlers, when coming to Texas meant renouncing U.S. citizenship and being baptized Catholic — and that’s on … Continue reading

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Dallas-Area Resources for Actors: Videographers, Headshots, Casting Sites

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In November, I posted a list of Dallas-area agents, coaches, and online casting sites that carry notices of national and regional films, TV shows, and commercial casting calls. This second list of resources for Dallas-area actors and the parents of … Continue reading

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Internet Trolls & Safety: Why I’m Posting Less Often

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Three things have happened in the last few months that have combined to discourage me from posting as often on this blog, on Facebook, and on Twitter. First, I’m swamped with projects for clients, and my 12-year-old budding actor has … Continue reading

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What the Dylan Farrow Story Says About Me

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Woody Allen and his wife Soon-Yi (Previn) Allen in Barcelona. In the mid-1990′s, I was in New York with a technology client who is also a musician. One evening during a week-long business trip, he headed off to a small … Continue reading

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Casting Hub: Another Look at the Dollars and Sense

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My 12-year-old takes weekly film acting classes with the wonderful Nancy Chartier. Over the year and a half he’s been studying with her, I’ve gotten to know some really wonderful parents of very talented young actors, as well as some … Continue reading

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Is CastHub.tv a Casting Hub Spin-off? Is it Legit?

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I can always tell when Casting Hub hosts one of its big weekend “auditions”, because traffic on my blog always skyrockets on Sunday, as parents start to go online to research the company after their child gets the “good news” … Continue reading

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