Marci Liroff

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7 Things Actors Can Do Every Day to Succeed

Photo by: Carl Heyerdahl<p>By Marci Liroff<p>One of my Twitter followers is doing a 30-day acting challenge and asked me if I had any advice. Of course, it …

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How to Defeat Self-Doubt

Photo courtesy: Tertia Van Rensburg<p>By Marci Liroff<p><i>My Los Angeles Audition Bootcamp starts May 16, 23, 30th, 2017. Only a few spots left – sign up</i> …

AUDITION BOOTCAMP

New classes in Los Angeles April 10, 17, 24, 2018<p>Do you feel like you leave your auditions wishing you’d done better and others are getting <i>your</i> …

Why You Didn’t Get the Role

Photo by Jared Erondu<p>By Marci Liroff<p>You had a great audition. You killed it. The casting office “pinned” you (casting called your agent to let them …

I’m Ready For My Close-Up

By Marci Liroff<p>I’m addicted to Variety’s “Actors on Actors” series. Some of the interview/interviewee pairings include Matthew McConaughey and Jeff …

Perfection is a Creativity Killer

Photo by Ricardo Viana<p>By Marci Liroff<p>These days we have casting sessions without the director or the producer in the room. You’ll be “going on tape …

Will Tattoos Stop You From Getting The Gig?

Illustration by Nick Bertozzi<p>By Marci Liroff<p>I love tattoos but I’ve always been too scared to get them. What if a piece of artwork I like today …

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Illustration courtesy of Nick Bertozzi<p>If you’re in the Los Angeles area in April, my Spring Audition Bootcamp classes have just been announced.April …

24 Citrus Recipes with Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit

Winter is citrus season, and these 24 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible<p>Winter is citrus season, and these 21 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible.

The Secret to a Tender (Not Tough) London Broil

Make London broil you actually want to eat (not one that you want to bury in the backyard).<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Rhonda Perrett confesses majorly overcooking a London broil to</i> …

The Secret to an Evenly Cooked Roasted Chicken

How to avoid the dreaded dry white meat.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Molly Frisch confesses ruining a roast chicken to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Welcome to Effed it …

Stop Roasting Your Veg in a Screaming-Hot Oven

Everyone says 450° is the only temp you should use to roast your veggies. Everyone is wrong.<p>When we talk about the Vegetable Revolution—you know, that whole thing where restaurants are cooking veg we actually want to eat—we place much emphasis on treating our veggie friends like meat. Sear them in …

21 Recipes We're Bookmarking Just for the Marinades

These recipes all have one thing in common: Awesome, versatile mariandes.<p>These recipes are perfect as-is—but we'll be honest: Most of the time, we just use them for the versatile, crazy-flavorful marinades.

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10 Hash Recipes for Those Mornings You Need a Salty-Starchy Fix

From hash browns to corned beef hash, these recipes give us life.<p>When we roll out of bed and our bodies are all "NOW. FEED ME HOT BREAKFAST NOW," reliably salty-starchy aromatic hashes give us life. Some are laced with corned beef; others are composites of whatever we happen to have in our fridges. …

44 Simple, Healthy Fish Recipes for Crazy-Busy Weeknights

Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.<p>Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.

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Animals in Mirrors Hilarious Reactions

The Totally Uncensored List of Casting Director Pet Peeves

By Marci Liroff It’s that time of year again. During the summer break my casting director colleagues get together and celebrate the end of pilot …

Actors: Learn How To Audition For Film And Television

Roasted Smashed Potatoes - Lemon Sugar

Anyone who knows me well knows how much I love potatoes. Mashed, scalloped, baked, fried – I love them all. My guiltiest pleasure of all is a recipe …

Recipes

Our Best Seafood Pasta Recipes with Crab, Anchovy, Lobster and More

Place a bowl of pasta + seafood in front of us, and it's almost guaranteed we'll want seconds. Here are our best seafood pasta recipes.<p><b>Fact: Pasta makes everything better.</b> This is especially true with seafood—we love that briny, fishy-in-the-best-way taste paired with some kind of noodle. Here are …

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Stars Come Out For the Film Independent Spirit Awards

Get Serious About Your New Year and New You

Here comes that time of year again. New Year’s Day brings with it a time of reflection on the past year. For many, it’s a time to restart programs, …

Notable Lives of 2014 in Pictures

Best of the Best in Photos 2014: Part 2

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

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Ancient Trees: Woman Spends 14 Years Photographing World’s Oldest Trees

Beth Moon, a photographer based in San Francisco, has been searching for the world’s oldest trees for the past 14 years. She has traveled all around …

10 Ways to Cook Chicken Thighs

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Chicken thighs were made for low-stress weeknight meals.</i><p>When we think of easy weeknight chicken dinners, we tend to think of boneless -- often skinless -- chicken breasts. But what's easy …

10 Common Cooking Conversions for Everyday Cooking

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Put away your measuring spoons! We're sharing our top cooking guesstimations, from minced garlic to lemon juice.</i><p>Exactitude in the kitchen can be very …

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How Steven Spielberg chose Henry Thomas to play Elliott in E.T.

Believe it or not, but casting the role of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial's BFF in 1981 wasn't as simple as just phoning home.<p>Casting director Marci …