Stop Harassing Women At The Hardware Store *Guest Post* — Love, Geeky Girl

By Dani Kessel Today, I went to the hardware store. I needed supplies to put together some Christmas presents. I’d planned everything out beforehand. I knew exactly what I needed, and I’ve been to that specific hardware store enough times to know where everything is. My trip should’ve been simple enough and not required social […] … Continue reading Stop Harassing Women At The Hardware Store *Guest Post* — Love, Geeky Girl

Twelve Tips For Making It As A Working Actor (Guest Post)

Love, Geeky Girl

By: Dani Kessel

I’ve been acting for around 16 years now. As a child, I professionally acted and modelled in Japan. When I moved back to the US, I spent 3 years in a modelling and acting school. Then, when I moved to Germany, I was in at least 3 productions a year. It was only during a medical crisis over the past 5 years that I took a break. But, now that I’m getting back on my feet post-surgery, I can throw myself into what I love doing again. While I am doing that, I thought I’d share some wisdom and tips on how to make it as an actor. 

Do community theatre to bolster your resume.

You may not get paid for most community theatre, but doing this helps when you’re first starting off. It also shows a dedication to your craft.

Your headshots are the first things…

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A to Z: Fun and Unusual Words to Add to Your Vocabulary

A:   Ardent - Passionate, enthusiastic, or eager B:   Bibliophile - A person who loves or collects books C:   Comeuppance - An unpleasant fate that someone deserves D:   Draconian - Excessive and unreasonably harsh E:   Erroneous - Mistaken, wrong, incorrect F:   Farcical - Humour that is outrageous, absurd, and silly G:   Gallivant - Travelling from place to … Continue reading A to Z: Fun and Unusual Words to Add to Your Vocabulary

Life Goals Don’t Have to be Long-Term

When many people think of life, they think of something expansive that last multiple decades. They see dream jobs, pets, people, places they want to go. But generally, they see themselves happy and healthy. That is the standard that people strive towards. If you take away health and/or happiness though, things change. You start to … Continue reading Life Goals Don’t Have to be Long-Term

11 Things That I Don’t Understand (But Would Like To)

I may not have liked school, but I am a learner. I enjoy being challenged. I enjoy expanding my knowledge and perspectives. When I think of a question, I like to find out the answer. This often leads to a large amount of various trivia facts. Still, there are subjects I'm interested in simply because … Continue reading 11 Things That I Don’t Understand (But Would Like To)