Patrick Stewart and I were participating in a charity auction. We both had our TNG uniforms to put on the block, and a room filled with over a thousand people was waiting for us to bring them onto the stage … but I couldn’t find mine. I searched a seemingly infinite number of closets in a hotel room that seemed to change size and configuration...
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reaper:
Had a similar event happen to me this past night, and I heard of a couple other individuals experiencing it too after a long break. Perhaps the celestial bodies? The moon seems always in cohorts with my mental illnesses. Anyway, I'm sorry. That truly fucking sucks. 
soopknertzi:
Don't know about the moon, but seasonal changes can affect mental issues. Mucks up the hormones. Increased daylight throws off the groove.  I just spent about two weeks waking up every two hours for no reason. Best thing to do is the most obvious and hardest: do not stress about sleep. Whatever it takes. I use an alarm clock and do not open my eyes until I hear NPR jazz. Friend of mine mentally runs through her yoga routine until she nods off. Keep a benadryl by the bed in case you need a mild knockout. Lastly, try replacing "this isn't fair" with "fuck it. I'm sleeping anyways." Use dismissive language instead of frustrating/angry. 

Still makes me bounce around as much now as it did in 1990.

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wilwheaton:
@coventry My work here is done.
coventry:
@wilwheaton You are the best/worst.

We are living in a world where Torro is not pink. This is not right at all.

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catdad:
Not my fault.  I loved all of her sets. I blame management.
totem:
I know right. 

“Have fun with your friends!” I kissed Anne goodbye.

“Have fun watching hockey!” Anne kissed me goodbye.

“See you when you get home,” I said. I watched her walk down the driveway, and headed back into the house. Marlowe and Seamus ran up to me as I got close to the kitchen.

“It’s just us tonight, dogs,” I said. What they heard was, “Chopper...
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f1ssure:
You have the complete series of a show about a man that does not exist? This sounds shadowy.
man_of_grogg:
That's why I always carry a brass lantern with me. Kids thsee days don't know about pitch dark grue safety.

If you don’t follow me on Twitter (good idea, by the way), you don’t know that the show I’m working on this week is Dark Matter, which is coming to the network formerly-known as Sci-Fi next month.

Here’s the trailer.

The basic premise of the show is: some people wake up from stasis on a space ship, and they have no...
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sabbauth:
Bravo!
wizard0:
Awesome!  looking forward to it!

I’m in Toronto for a couple of days, working on a show, before I go to Ottawa later this week.

I’ve had a nice time while I’ve been here, though I wasn’t prepared for how profoundly lonely I would feel after just 24 hours away from my family. I guess after months of spending as much time with my wife, kids...
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bromopar:
You call it stupid, I call it inspiration.  Maybe I'm pandering, fuck it I laughed.  It's a thing, it amused me and that makes it good.
oddly_charming:
I lol'd. Great job!

I'm on location for a TV show, which is usually not that big a deal.

But I'm painfully lonely after being away from my wife, dogs, and family for just two days. I've gotten so used to being with the people I love, every single day, for the last couple of years, that being away from them feels like I've left...
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damian_stark:
Good luck on the show (and it's a bout time you got back to work! Heh.) and hang in there. Being away from the ones you love is rough. I just recently had to move away from all of my friends to stay near the one person I can't do without- my son. Hellacious to have to choose, but no one blames me for the choice I made.
wizard0:
Change is never easy, but you sacrifice for what you love.  Best of luck!

I answer questions on my Tumblr from time to time, and this one from today felt worth crossposting here.

the-eru-anne asked:

Good sir, what advice, if any, would you have for an aspiring actor? More so along the lines of – where in the world does one start if they cannot afford an agent? Because finding oneself work seems almost impossible. Or maybe I just don...
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dmaggot:
@wilwheaton Great advice!
wizard0:
Awesome advice.   Also, I can't stand reality shows.  Can't stand.

This has been on my mind for the last few days, as I’ve watched a loud and determined bunch of unhappy people do their best to make happy and successful people feel as bad as they do.

Everyone who becomes a fully-functioning adult — every single one of us — goes through a time in our lives when we are a shit. The difference between shitty...
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catdad:
Well said. 
baalseraph:
Very well said @wilwheaton.
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aubierr1967:
Reminds me a bit of a John Carpenter track, which I mean as a compliment.
baalseraph:
Sounds pretty good so far. I'll have my gf listen to it, she's much more into Dark Ambient, but I'm sure she'll like it. :)