Tag Archives: cable

ACTING—Sort of a Resume

People think I’m getting rich from a commercial in which I play the leading role and do the voice-over (above). In fact, it was a non-union job for which I got a small one-time fee. Even though it’s shown nationwide fairly often, the only benefit for me is a certain amount of credibility. It’s been […]

LIMITS OF COMEDY

In recent years it seems anything can be the subject of comedy—even on television, at least on cable. And, of course, much of the reality we find ourselves in richly deserves restorative mockery. But an experience I had in the 1990s suggests that some topics will—or should—always be off-limits to comedy. For a couple of […]