On auditioning: “The events surrounding your brief period of performance congeal into a vast and disjointed perception of your own work day: three hours to get ready and get there; three hours after to cleanse my brain of any psychic wounds. In between, the audition itself: ‘Carol, I didn’t know you were a coffee drinker!’ (To which the client casting this coffee ad replies ‘I wasn’t but then I discovered the delicious new taste!’) Carol, I didn’t know you were a coffee drinker! Carol, I did not know you were a coffee drinker! Carol, oh Carol, I didn’t even know!”
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