Zombies, Pimping and My Mother…

Zombies, Pimping and My Mother…

Yeah, yeah, you clicked for the zombies, didn’t you? How Pathetic. It’s May 1st! May Day! A celebration of life? Fine, so the Christians gutted that lovely pagan holiday — I’ll give you your damn zombies… (The neo-pagan’s revenge for “conversion?”)

But first, some odds and ends, people:

2 Broke Girls

In case you missed it, here’s my cameo on CBS’s 2 Broke Girls:

Did you catch the voice reference?  From the minute the writers added that I have been plotting my new voice over sizzle reel.

Voice Over Sizzle

Muhahahah!  The plot thickens… Or soup’s ready?  Well, after 2 years, it felt the time was right to redo my sizzle reel… Especially since Kat Dennings gives me an on-camera review!  Yup, I be pimpin’ my vocal box:

Thank you, Michael Patrick king!

My Mother

Believe it or not, I do have a reason for mentioning my mother above and beyond perfecting a blog post title.

My mother is an artist, a writer, and an intuit.  She overcame a complicated start in life and raised two children (also artists) mostly on her own.  She has been my best friend since I was 16.  She gave me her humor and some of her insight.  She passed down a great cackle of a laugh from her mother to me.  She also gave me creative OCD, but the results outweigh the missed meals.

My mother is the main reason I am an actor today.  Aside from genetics, she sat me down when I was 11 and asked me what I wanted to be.  Then she told me to start working towards it.  And here I am, on May 1st, having the best year I’ve ever had as an actor…

And writing a public Happy Birthday to her.

She is a May Day Mother so I am reclaiming the holiday from the Christians and crowning her the May Queen.  Queen Betty.

If you’d like to help my mom celebrate today, I have two options for you:

1) Got to iTunes (www.TheCrookedEye.com) and watch “The Crooked Eye,” a film short I produced based on a short story she wrote in the 90’s.

2) If you’re into energy healing and metaphysics, visit The Lotus Path and see if her services are for you.

Happy birthday, Mom!  I love you!

Now it’s freakin’ “zombie” time!

Or to be specific, “The Walking Dead” time.  I’ve said it before – game fans are the best!  This last weekend I had a quick back and forth on twitter with Nathan Narain (@_N_a_t_h_a_n__) about the show and he asked if I wanted to be on it.  Before I knew it, he had started a petition to get me a guest role on the show!  Albert Wesker’s voice actor on The Walking Dead?!

Okay, that’s nice and all, but it’s such a long shot!  Like Albert Wesker surviving two missiles to the face.  And I figured Nathan would forget it the minute he put it up and start into a bag of cheez-its…

But he didn’t.  100 signatures in the first 24 hours!  The second day – another 145!  I had my pr group send out a casual press release about it and now the “Resident Evil” websites are passing around the petition…

It may not get me a role on the show, but the fact Nathan did it and that people are responding just tickles me squared!  … And if it does work, Nathan get’s a 10% commission, baby!

Wanna sign it? D.C. Douglas on “The Walking Dead!”

Oh, and a quick reminder:  Next Tuesday I’ll be in a few scenes on NCIS: Los Angeles!  Tune in!

About D.C. Douglas

D.C. Douglas is a voice actor and film / television / theatre character actor based in Los Angeles, California. He also dabbles in gadflyism during slow weeks. Leery member of Google +.
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