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Americas Next Top Model Can Be YOU!

Posted by Marylou Curnutte | Posted in Auditions, Blogs the Famous Media Read, Celebrity, Hollywood | Posted on 17-09-2012

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There are many women with ambitions of becoming America’s next top model. However, they do not know what it take to become what they aspire to be. Perhaps, this is clearly seen in America top model auditions.

As such, it is important to ensure that you know what it takes to become the best candidate for America’s next top model. This will enable you emerge the winner at the end of the race. Consider the following:

• It is also important to develop confidence and courage. This is because you will be asked many questions by clients. Some will form a bad impression of you and they will not hide it. It is up to you to know how to market yourself to them. Let them see that you have strength and capability of handling these questions in the best way possible. If you do not have a personality that can handle negative criticism in a positive manner, then you are not likely to make it to the top of the America’s top model auditions.

• It is also important that you join a modeling agency. However, be careful when choosing the one to join. There are fake agencies that will require you to give them hefty upfront fee but at the long run they will not deliver the results you desire. As such, it is important that you ensure that you join a professional and reputable agency that knows how to help you achieve your goals. This will help you shoot your photos and come up with a professional portfolio. It will also require you to play a small fee.

• It is apparent that during the competitions, there will be experienced models. This will attract a lot of publicity. As such, these competitions are a perfect way for you to gain popularity and exposure. Therefore, make sure that you use all that you have been practicing in these competitions.

• Professionalism is very important for anyone who wants to become a winner in these auditions. This is because modeling is not a career for unprofessional people and slackers. People who do not know what they are doing, it is a sector that requires discipline and determination. This is because if you cannot take direction or even if you are rude, you will most probably miss many opportunities that will come your way.

• It is also important to do a lot of practicing. This is because during the auditions you will have to take photographs in a number of poses. Therefore, you need to practice to perfection to ensure that you give the best versatile look to audience in the runaway. Make sure that you are able to do your best in different poses.

To become Americas next top model, you have to keep applying for spots any time there competitions. This will enable you familiarize yourself with what happens during the America’s top model auditions. It will also enable you build confidence and learn more on what goes on in these competitions.

More Information on the above article please visit http://www.americasnexttopmodelauditions.com/

Best Auditions for Teenagers Tips and Reviews

Posted by Marylou Curnutte | Posted in Auditions, Hollywood, kids, TV celebrities | Posted on 30-08-2012

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Starting your acting career from an early age can prove to be very fruitful. Many famous actors started their career from an early age. If you have a good acting talent, it would be a shame not to nourish your gift. There are numerous ways in which a teenager can start an acting career. The entertainment industry produces many movies that deal with teen problems and they use teenagers as actors.

A great way to start your teenage acting career is by going to auditions. Many upcoming productions hold auditions for teens all over the country! Do some research and find out when the next auditions for teenagers will be! Try to find as much as you can about the film for which the auditions is held. Do some research and fin who is the director and the producers and find out on which projects they’ve worked before.

Before going to an audition, you will have to prepare. It is not easy to make it in the film industry! You will have to work harder than before at improving your acting talent! Consider going to an acting school! You can make real good progress on your own, but at a certain point you will need professional help, and at acting schools is where you’ll find it! You will also have the chance to make a lot of contacts that will help you in your future acting career!

As a young aspiring actor, you will need a resume. Write down any school plays and acting competition that you’ve been in! If you are attending acting courses, don’t forget to mention that too! The director will be more lenient to give the part to you if you have some appropriate studies.

Be sure to arrive early at your audition! When you are waiting for your turn, don’t speak with the other contestants as it will ruin your concentration. Try to relax and focus on the performance you are supposed to give. At most auditions, you will be asked to do a monologue. You have to learn your monologue before you go to the audition, so make sure you can do it very well. When you enter the room where the casting directors are, be polite and smile a lot. Be confident and have a positive attitude. This will help a lot, because the casting directors will understand that you are easy to work with and also professional.

After the audition is over, go home and relax! If you managed to make an impression, you will be contacted. Don’t be disappointed if you aren’t!  Nobody succeeds from their first try!

If you want to find more about auditions for teens, visit our website! You will find a lot of information about the upcoming auditions for teenagers and a lot of tips on how to become an actor!

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GLEE AUDITIONS 2011

Posted by Marylou Curnutte | Posted in Hollywood | Posted on 07-03-2012

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Glee is a musical TV series about a group of students who exert time and effort to be able to outdo competitors through their singing.


Usually are for people who wish to break through into this show along with their demonstrations are becoming so popular that Fox, the television network responsible for Glee, has created a website page committed to people who audition for the show. The site gives info, like news, that is in relation to the show. Past episodes are available for viewing as well as audition videos from cast members. The show also has a MySpace page that you are able visit where you can audition for upcoming seasons. It’s really encouraging for an aspirant such as you to go for being part of a show like this.

Opening up to calls can oftentimes be staggering. Agents along with directors don’t like auditions.

One is normally judged by visual appeal at first, so you will want to use the audition as your chance to shine. You don’t necessarily need to look determined but you should be confident as to let your inner light shine through.

Should you look like you’re going to make it and that you’ve got the pipes to prove it, you may find yourself in a position to apply for a part in Glee’s next season. Open calls are being held so you can fill either a brand new or an unfilled role for that Glee auditions 2011. The show is going to be broadcast on Fox and as you may already know, has garnered a ton of rave reviews. The truth is, there have already been books discussed about the show and there are also merchandise being marketed to the general public.

Glee audition 2011 has also shown to have made waves itself which, step by step, diffuses into the other areas of the music sector plus the songs on the show have already been receiving heavy airplay.

moreover, in going for the Glee auditions 2011, you should only provide one submission since only one would be allowed so you should select from the specified list of songs. A personal statement regarding you needs to be part of your audition tape and it should not exceed a minute. Once you’ve submitted your tape, it’s considered as property of the Fox TV network, this means they are able to use it whenever possible. In conclusion, you’ll need to be of sixteen to 24 years of age to qualify to apply for auditions. Remember that getting involved in successful Glee auditions 2011 can certainly be a real milestone in itself. They are comparable to auditions just like The Real World auditions 2011, Amazing Race auditions and various reality Show on TV auditions.

She Can Carry A Tune …

Posted by John Pegway | Posted in Hollywood | Posted on 30-05-2008

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But can Mariah Carey a baseball?

The Argument For A Two-Drink Minimum

Posted by John Pegway | Posted in Barack Obama, celebrity babble, Funniest 2008, Hollywood | Posted on 30-04-2008

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Larry King just asked Barack Obama-booster Michael Moore what Moore would do if he were president.

One of Moore’s proposals: “Free HBO for every American.”

Let’s see, last night Larry King interviewed Bush hater Joy Behar (”I just don’t want another Republican in office anymore. Have you watched the ‘John Adams’ series? Isn’t it brilliant? When you see what John Adams was like and George Bush, it’s almost like Darwinism in reverse?”).

The night before, Larry King interviewed Jimmy Carter (”[Jeremiah Wright] preaches the type of sermon that I think appeals to many people”).

Boy, Democrats must be proud to see their best and brightest in front of the nation every night. Makes you wonder who they’ll put forward at their summer convention … Sean Penn? Barbra Streisand?

That’s not a serious party. That’s a lounge act.

Simon Says … Flip Flop?

Posted by John Pegway | Posted in Hollywood | Posted on 29-02-2008

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If you base fictional politicians on real-life politicians, are you allowed to flip-flop on the issues — just like the real guys do?

Apparently so if you’re David Simon, creator of the mega HBO hit “The Wire.”

Consider today’s Yeas & Nays item on Simon:

Just in case there was any doubt where David Simon got all those searing storylines about big-city politics, “The Wire” creator left no doubt at a Q&A on Wednesday night at the National Cable and Telecommunications Association headquarters.

Simon made clear that when fictitious Baltimore Mayor Tommy Carcetti cooked the crime numbers to get elected, it was rooted in what he said was former real-life Mayor Martin O’Malley massaging his own crime stats in preparation for his run at the Maryland governor’s mansion.

“That was all O’Malley,” Simon told the VIP crowd, which had just gotten a sneak peek at the series’ penultimate episode.

Now, consider Simon’s November 2006 interview with Campus Progress:

How literally should we take parallels between current Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley and Tommy Carcetti [the white mayoral candidate in The Wire]?

It’s not O’Malley. He was one of several inspirations, but [story editor] Bill Zorzi has covered politicians in Annapolis and Baltimore for his whole career. We were stealing stuff from guys whose names you wouldn’t even know.

In other words, Simon was against O’Malley before he was for him.

Tonight’s Kodak Moment

Posted by John Pegway | Posted in 2008 campaign, Hollywood, Presidential Election | Posted on 31-01-2008

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Sources tell Extreme Mortman that these famous folks will be in the audience at tonights CNN/Politico Democratic debate in Hollywood:

  • Leo DeCaprio
  • Tom Hanks
  • Warren Beatty

Someone Wake Jack Nicholson

Posted by John Pegway | Posted in 2008 campaign, Hollywood | Posted on 31-01-2008

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I’m watching Hillary Clinton debate Barack Obama from the Kodak Theater, where they give out the Academy Awards.

That explains why the program is dragging — they’re only up to Best Supporting Actress.  I’m reminded of Johnny Carson hosting the 1979 Oscars: “Welcome to the Academy Awards, a glittering two hours of entertainment, spread out over four hours.”

I’m just hoping things liven up when Billy Crystal does a song-and-dance routine to explain how delegates are selected.

UPDATE:  Nice touch.  I swear I just heard Hillary Clinton say, “You like me.  You really like me!”

Lindsay Lohan’s Debt To Political Society

Posted by John Pegway | Posted in Al Gore, celebrity babble, Hillary Clinton, Hollywood, Iraq | Posted on 29-07-2007

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What punishment does Lindsay Lohan deserve?

You might argue she should get off easy.  After all, when Lohan was arrested for investigation of misdemeanor driving under the influence and with a suspended license, and felony cocaine possession, perhaps she wasn’t hurting anyone but herself.  A victimless crime.

But in reality she hurt a great many people.  For starters, our soldiers in Iraq.

Last year, Lohan reportedly told Elle magazine:  “I’ve been trying to go to Iraq with Hillary Clinton for so long.  Hillary was trying to work it out, but it seemed too dangerous.”

Iraq’s too dangerous for whom – Lohan?  The way she drives, nothing’s too dangerous.  For Hillary?   Nah.  Perish the thought.  Heck, Hillary debates Kucinich.  You don’t think that takes guts?

Lohan told Elle: “I wanted to do what Marilyn Monroe did (during the Korean War), when she went and just set up a stage and did a concert for the troops all by herself. It’s so amazing seeing that one woman just going somewhere, this beautiful sex kitten, who’s basically a pinup, which is what I’ve always aspired to be.”

Hoo-ah!  Beautiful sex kittens – and presumably we’re still talking about Lohan , not Hillary – are just what our soldiers need right now.  That and body armor.  But they really need Lohan, that fearless sex kitten.  “I’m not afraid of going,” she told Elle. “My security guard is going to take me to a gun range when I get back to L.A., and I’m going to start taking shooting lessons.”

She would have been better off taking driving lessons, not shooting lessons.  But it’s a little too late for that kind of guidance, eh?  Alas, entertaining Iraq is now a dream deferred, if not forever dashed.  Lohan could have been for our Iraq troops what Stallone was for Vietnam vets and Schwarzenegger was for cyborgs.

Assuming Lohan does go to jail, depriving America of her talent for any period of time is a hardship that hits the political world worst of all.

Promoting her work in “Bobby” –  the politically-charged movie centering on Robert Kennedy’s assassination – Lohan said, according to the BBC, “I feel I have always been somewhat politically engaged.  I strongly encourage people of my age and generation to have a say and to vote, and to involve themselves in what’s going on in the world, because they are living in it.”

Living in it, indeed.  But Lohan was being far too modest.  She did more than just get an entire generation to vote.  She possess a unique wisdom – the wisdom of sending e-mails.  The kind which mention Al Gore.

And what better way to engage the world politically than invoke the almighty Al Gore.

In December, Slate ran what it claimed is an e-mail Lohan sent to 18 people.  The e-mail says, among other things (and we won’t embarrass Ms. Lohan further by including the obvious [sic’s]):

“I am willing to release a politically/morally correct, fully adequite letter to the press if any of you are willing to help. … I have such an impact on our younger generations, as well as generations older than me.  Which we all know and can obviously see.  People are just mean. …I am willing to do anything I need to get my life the way it should be and the way I work for it to be. … Al Gore will help me came up to me last night and said he would be very happy to have a conversation with me.  If he is willing to help me.  Let’s find out.  Hilary Clinton, Bill Clinton … would be willing, if we just ask.  If we just ASK.”

That ending, by the way, is sensational dramatic flair.  If … we … just … ASK.  Very Captain Kirk.  Works will with, Help me Obi Wan Al Gore, you’re my only hope.  And with Gore’s extended family, R2D2 and C3PO.

After that note appeared, a Gore representative told Access Hollywood: “I can confirm for you that Mr. Gore has only met Ms. Lohan once, very briefly, at the GQ Men of the Year dinner last week. There were hundreds of other guests.”

Of course, just because they’ve met just once doesn’t mean they still can’t love/hate each other.  Earlier last year, Gore told Jay Leno, “I’m in this HUGE feud with Lindsay Lohan.”

So throw the book at Lindsay Lohan.   She’s betraying America’s soldiers.  She’s abandoning a generation aspiring greatness and ballot access.  And she’s playing hard to get with Al Gore.

Is that any way for a sex kitten to act?

How Much Is An Oscar Worth To A Politician?

Posted by Victoria Reynolds | Posted in 2008 campaign, Al Gore, global warming, Hollywood, Oh! Zone!, Presidential Election | Posted on 27-02-2007

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Apparently, not much.  New Media Strategies looked at Web 2.0 buzz surrounding Al Gore’s Academy Award win for best documentary, on global warming.

As of 3 p.m. Monday, ten video clips of Al Gore at the Oscars had been uploaded to YouTube.  But none of them had gone viral, meaning no one was e-mailing them around, or received any traction online.  A total of only 384 views for all 10 clips.

Gore’s online social networking numbers are a bit a bit better, but not by much.  Comparing the numbers for the “Draft Gore” MySpace page and the five largest Gore Facebook groups before the Oscars (1 p.m. Saturday) and after (3 p.m. Monday), we found a bump of 8%.  That’s respectable, but the hard numbers are tiny: friends/members increased from 4,649 to 5,019, up 370.

With Web 2.0 dominating politics these days, that might not be enough to launch an Al Gore presidential campaign.  Oscars may mean something to the billion TV viewers, but for online activists, it’s less impressive.

Today’s “Reliable Source” column in the Washington Post has more.  Click here.