Todd Pate
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Last week, my friend, Mia hired me to build a table out of two old wooden doors. The doors were coated in several layers of paint, applied throughout several decades, except on the corners where the paint had peeled away, exposing brittle and cracked wood.

20140327_141854Stripping all the paint off the doors would’ve taken more time than was worth putting into the project, so I sanded over the…

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Still Standing After The Great Shake

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Early last Monday morning, I awoke suddenly. There was only a hint of gray coming through my window blinds and Hollywood was still and silent. I’m awake, wide awake, hmm…I thought as I stared at the ceiling…something’s about to hap-

20140324_163254First came the loud BANG!, immediately followed by an escalating rumbling. The windows shook in their frames, a million things in the room rattled,…

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If Caesar Hath Lived?

What, Did Caesar Swound?

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20140130_111940I spent most of last week brushing up my Shakespeare. My friend, Tiffany, teaches highschool in Pasadena and hired me and another actor to perform two scenes from Julius Caesar, then discuss with the students the process of rehearsal, etc.

The two scenes we are to perform are between Brutus and Cassius, two senators deeply concerned over the prospect of Caesar becoming the sole…

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Storm Worlds

Rain, No Rain

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A while back, I was walking up to Food-4-Less at Sunset and Western Boulevards where a bum was being ushered out of the underground parking lot by an employee. The old black, gray-haired bum didn’t give the employee any flack, and the employee appeared sorry to have to oust the old man into biting elements Wild Hollywood.

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“Don’t you have anybody,” the young clerk asked, “a…

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My Beautiful RewardView Post

My Beautiful Reward

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The Main EventView Post

The Main Event

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Do OversView Post

Do Overs

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The View Of The Carnival, The View From ItView Post

The View Of The Carnival, The View From It

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The Little Bull RanHello Everybody,
I arrived at Chicago O’Hare about an hour before my flight. It was Christmas Day,…View Post

The Little Bull Ran

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I arrived at Chicago O’Hare about an hour before my flight. It was Christmas Day,…

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Chicago Goes On…Hello Everybody,
The subway lumbered south to Union Station. It was the morning rush hour, most of…View Post

Chicago Goes On…

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The subway lumbered south to Union Station. It was the morning rush hour, most of…

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