This has been one of my better summers. Let me first begin by saying I love rituals. I love me a good old ritual, so this Summer I started a new ritual….A Summer Intention List. Well it was a good idea at the start of summer but not much of it actually survived. So that ritual probably won’t make it next year. But on to what I really enjoyed this summer:
The movies 22 Jump Street, Lucy, Dawn of The Planet of the Apes
The return of the TV show Suits
Auditioning for The New Girl — Yeah!
Meeting 3 new Casting directors
Working on the play Women of Manhattan
Going to Daily Love Live!
Re-reading A Return To Love
Reading the book E-Squared and doing the worksheets. So much fun!
Started working with a manager, lets see how this goes
Performing in a staged reading of Joyce Carole Oats’ I Stand Before You Naked
Getting back into my morning run regime
What made your summer this year. I’d love to know
I’m not one to see the goofy young adult movies. But in an effort to change, get out of my comfort zone and light the hell up, I went and saw 22 Jump Street. Let me repeat again this is not the kind of movie I watch. Not at all! And I must say I was pleasantly surprised. I had fun, I laughed out loud, yes right along with the teenagers and I felt no shame. I really enjoyed.
I’ve long since been a fan of Jonah Hill even though I haven’t seen his lighter work. But I respect as artist, a young man, and business man. He seems very ground yet fun. So he was the main reason I went to see the film. But I must say I enjoyed Channing Tatum as well. These guys had great chemistry, and they were funny. I love how Jonah has no problem making fun at himself and being the joke. And I love how Channing accepted the “dumb jock” role. These guys have really embraced their casting and have building a good solid career from it.
So if you haven’t seen it, give it a go. You’ll have a good time.