New Essay Published in “ETC: A Review of General Semantics” // “The Challenges Facing General Semantics”

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Earlier this year as a board member for the Institute of General Semantics, I was posed three questions: In what ways and to what extent can GS continue to assist in the development of society in the contemporary (e.g. PTSD)? What are the primary challenges currently facing GS? What should be/ could be the future direction of the GS? My response … Read More

New Essay Published in “ETC: A Review of General Semantics”

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An essay I wrote this year redefining the field of semantics to better understand and define the field of general semantics was recently published in the journal ETC: A Review of General Semantics. The essay — titled “On Semantics and General Semantics: Redefining the Former to Understand the Latter” — appears in ETC Volume 70, Issue 3 and kicks off the issue … Read More

Behind the Scenes Video // “Vision in the Moonlight”

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For Layla Ji’s Columbia student film Vision in the Moonlight, I play Visa Officer #2, the main visa officer who faces off against the short’s main characters, two Chinese family members looking to gain access to the United States. In this behind the scenes video, I talk about the layers of the role and how I landed the gig. For more … Read More

New Video Series // “Reading ‘Long-Form Improv'” with Ben Hauck

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Today I released the first videos of my new series supplementing the chapters of my book Long-Form Improv.  The series is titled “Reading Long-Form Improv“ and it’s viewable on my YouTube channel. Each video is dedicated to a chapter in my book, and each fleshes out the topics in the chapter for even better understanding. I’ll be releasing videos periodically, so subscribe … Read More

Under Reconstruction: Ben Hauck online

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Commencing Tuesday, February 21st, 2012, and continuing until who-knows-when-exactly, I will be reconstructing Ben Hauck online to a fancier version of the site. In the meantime, this will probably look a little like a mess. While I hope to be back up within a week, these things take time and we’ll just have to see. Once I’m back live, I … Read More

Now Signed with The Dream Management!

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I am thrilled to announce that I have just signed with personal manager Jenn Lederer of The Dream Management. Jenn is a really smart woman and I’m looking forward to working with her. For matters regarding acting work and representation, please contact Jenn at The Dream. Her contact information can be found on my Contact page.

Photo Shoot with Dario Acosta

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On November 15, 2011, I shot with photographer Dario Acosta as a runner for a project he’s working on. We were aiming for gritty runner shots and portraits. We did shots of me running in place, and we did shots of me in front of a background made up of old tile flooring. The shots were incredible. Dario will be … Read More

“Outsider at Occupy Wall Street” // Documentary // Videography

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Today Aimée Davison posted on YouTube a documentary she did at the Occupy Wall Street protest in Lower Manhattan on October 30, 2011. I did the videography for the outing. Aimée was in town from Montreal for a presentation and we spent Sunday afternoon shooting in Zuccotti Park. We met some interesting people, captured some fascinating moments, and got a … Read More

What I’ve Been Up To Lately

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I’ve had a number of things going on in my life recently and I thought I’d bring your attention to them. I have even more things going on than what I’m listing, but here are some of the things I’m really excited to note. Stand-In Central In March 2010, I officially launched Stand-In Central, a helpful resource for the … Read More