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Because Acting for Dummies is too literal

Look, we've already gone after the trailer for Last Vegas. But if I had any clout whatsoever, I would keep this in mind for my YouTube interview series, Acting for Dollars. The whole joke of the show would be to interview famous, respected actors about their crappiest, most moronic roles in the worst movies, and to ask them the sorts of questions that James Lipton asks on Inside the Actors Studio. "I wanted the paycheck" would never be an acceptable answer. Instead, Robert DeNiro would have to talk about this bit of self-parody as if it were on a cinematic par with Travis Bickle.

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Look, we've already gone after the trailer for Last Vegas. But if I had any clout whatsoever, I would keep this in mind for my YouTube interview series, Acting for Dollars. The whole joke of the show would be to interview famous, respected actors about their crappiest, most moronic roles in the worst movies, and to ask them the sorts of questions that James Lipton asks on Inside the Actors Studio. "I wanted the paycheck" would never be an acceptable answer. Instead, Robert DeNiro would have to talk about this bit of self-parody as if it were on a cinematic par with Travis Bickle.

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I initially thought this story had something to do with the short appearances that Doug Manchester had been making in a few movies lately.

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