If You’re In Entertainment, You’re NOT Safe

We’re not safe in bed if our house is on fire. I get it, it feels like the best option is to freeze and wait for everything to blow over. It feels like being small, quiet, and still will keep us from getting hurt or hurting the world. That’s not where we are or have

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Some People are Better Editors than Makers

I’ve had people tell me, “I’m better at editing something than making the initial thing. If you can get it started, I’ll jump in later.” I believe them. I don’t know who isn’t a better editor than prototyper. Prototyping is hard. It’s really hard to get started. It’s hard to commit to something. It’s hard

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When The Media Calls

We got an interview with either a typed out thing like a blog or magazine, or a recorded thing like a podcast or morning news! There’s a lot more that can be done than may at first appear! This is not passive It might seem like journalists / influencers own their space and need us

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Stop Making Sense

I’m fascinated by how people think. We try to find patterns and apply logic to things even though life is random. We try to define “types of people,” reasons for events, the way things go, or eras so we can ignore them and put our minds to rest. Prejudices, conspiracy theories, imaginary protocols, and “bad

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Gods / Superheros / Mimes

Humanity keeps seeking the same superpowers. This thought came to me when pondering the age-old question “why ventriloquists?” A variety show is like one of those superhero ensemble movies. It’s a playful way to explore what life would be like beyond reality. Here are some powers… Mime : create things out of thin air Trapeze

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The Up Side

Some people who only know me thru this blog think that I’m mean or overly critical. Cool. This blog is meant to create a tension. When I have a conversation with someone, I’m not usually giving feedback unless requested. I’m not mean! Tension is unfulfilling in itself. It either motivates action or causes depression. My

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Scot Nery’s Boobietrap

It’s the #1 show in Los Angeles on Trip Advisor “Best of L.A.” in L.A. Weekly “Best of L.A.” in Los Angeles Magazine From May 2015 to March 2020, Scot Nery’s Boobietrap ran every Wednesday uninterrupted for 254 weeks in a row. It was a meeting place and showcase for some of the best entertainers

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Important Thoughts About Entertainment Don’t Matter

When we’re doing stuff outside of our comfort zone (which is the location of everything that we don’t yet have) we run into silent voices that stop us. Before we even say “I don’t want to do that because…” we’re done. We go scroll social media. Or, we get hung up on some little idea

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