Saturday, October 25, 2008

Musings. . .

Have you ever noticed that when people talk about a female actress (they are all female-right?) who is very good they use the word "actor" as if that somehow connotes a much more serious, much more talented professional being? "Actress" is then reserved, almost as an insult, for the grossly undertalented, those with a tendency for superficial characters and plots, those perhaps chosen for reasons other than acting merit.

The lesson: if you are good enough, you can be called what men are called, if you suck you are stuck with a girly title.

What are male actors called who don't make the "real acting" grade?

I don't think it's fair. . .

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