Told with slick pacing and seductive allure, Amy Sohn’s novel, The Actress charts the rise and fall of a Hollywood marriage. Sohn, who has written pilots for HBO and holds rank as a pop culture pundit on networks such as VH1 and MTV, uses her knowledge as a Hollywood insider to paint an astute portrait of a wide-eyed ingenue thrown into the abyss of the studio system. 229 more words
As I am in the resting phase of my career cycle, I thought it was high time I took a trip to Cornwall.
The ‘resting’ of which I speak – were my career to be represented in a handy pie-chart – I fear would constitute the main greedy wedge, with its ‘active and working’ counterpart the pie-slice equivalent of old Auntie May requesting ‘just the tiniest sliver of a sliver’ because of her catastrophically high cholesterol. 945 more words