Category Archives: commercials

You want the Jobs?

“The commercial audition is in Irvine. They’re looking for a young Steve Jobs type. Please confirm by EOD.” The text message from my agent said. The casting breakdown on LACasting confirmed that the audition was for a new video game … Continue reading

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Slings and Arrows

A commercial I shot a few years ago for Dust-Off recently got trashed on E!’s The Soup called “This Is What Second-Hand Embarrassment Looks Like.” As an actor, I take this as a good omen since people are talking since I just … Continue reading

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Mailings!

I’ve been doing mass mailings lately to put myself out there in the LA market.  A coworker and fellow actor, Michael, recommended that I get envelopes from Samuel French that have a window for your headshot to be seen.  So I did. … Continue reading

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The Shooting Star of a Commercial Actor

Business Week published a great article today called “Branded For Life.” It profiles five commercial actors from the past thirty years, including the Verzion “Can you hear me now” guy, the Dell dude, and Smiling Bob from the male enhancement … Continue reading

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Aren’t you that Carsense guy?

Almost a year ago I shot a commercial for CarSense.  Now, I’ve shot a lot of commercials before then: Dust-off, Saladworks, Parking Wars, Best Buys, just to name a few.  Some of these made the rounds on youtube, and others … Continue reading

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