Anna Merlan is a journalist, writer, and recovering record store clerk living in New York City. In the past, she's written for the Uptown Chronicle, a Manhattan news website, and Good Times, an alt-weekly paper in Santa Cruz, California. These days, she can usually be found dying her hair increasingly toxic shades of red or eating one bite of something, spitting it out, then insisting to the nearest person, "Try this, it's horrible!" Sometimes she posts things at annamerlan.wordpress.com, or on Twitter at @annaherself.
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DID YOU KNOW? Marlon Brando hated memorizing lines so much that he posted cue cards everywhere to help him get through scenes.
He even asked for lines to be written on an actress's posterior. (That request was denied.)