The 2014 SAG Foundation Poker Classic

  Today is a Pay It Forward day. Every year, the SAG Foundation holds a charity Poker tournament to benefit a facility I’m very familiar with: the Don LaFontaine Voice-Over Lab.  If the name is vaguely familiar to you, then the voice is instantly recognizable: he was THE voice of movie trailers (and several other […]

‘The Relaxation of Power’

  I don’t believe anything says more about where I’m at going into this Ramadan, than the fact that for the first time, I have no major vices to give up. All three dimensions that I feel define ‘Malik Aziz’ are peaking, and they’re all very visible (for all of the definitions of me as ‘super […]


  ‘Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.’ – Muhammad Ali Most of you know, looking at my generation or the guys directly before me, I model a lot of my activism on what I always heard about 2Pac: 90 percent of the selfless things that I do, […]

SAG Foundation Poker Classic 2013

Since they were nice enough to add my pretty face to the promotional materials, let’s pay it back forward…. Next weekend, the SAG Foundation hosts its annual Poker Classic.  The proceeds benefit the Don LaFontaine Voice Over Lab which I can tell you from first hand experience is an invaluable resource for actors learning and […]