Except replace "salesman" with "theme park correspondent".
For a year, from July 2011 to August 2012, I wrote, directed and edited for a local theme park TV show in Orlando, Florida. Every once in a while, I had to fill in for one of our professional hosts.
Have you ever wondered, "Can Audrey apply her own makeup, do her own hair, or act like a normal human being for any decent stretch of time?" Stop wondering. The video evidence is here. And the answer is no...but I sure had fun trying.
And I know...we're all our own worst critics. I'm sort of half joking about thinking I'm the worst. Performance sometimes comes naturally to me, I just don't see myself as a leading lady, main host type. Maybe I would've felt better if I had hair and makeup people. I consider myself more of the best friend/sidekick/character actor/ugly-herself-up-for-a-joke-on-SNL archetype.
If you've ever had to sit through watching yourself on video, you understand the auto-cringe function in my brain. I'm actually super proud of the year on this gig and wouldn't change it for the world.