In July of 2013 I drove down to Los Angeles to audition for a voice acting part for a new animated series called NuttBoyz. As far as I can tell, the series never got produced or picked up or even considered in the slightest by anyone with any sort of control over money or good taste, but I still chalk it up as experience, having been able to record in a studio and learn how that whole process works.
Are you concerned that you may be a character trapped in a Tom Waits song? Be smart and learn the warning signs before it's too late. Also, it's too late. It has always been too late.
I'm haunted by a recurring vision of a skeleton flipping me off. To avoid seeing this terrifying image in bumper sticker form, I pay someone with a blank bumper to drive in front of me at all times.
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