My Experience as a Super Hero Double

Publicity shot of author Jessica Mazo from around 2012

Note: I wrote this in 2017 after I had already quit acting but impulsively agreed to work as a photo double on Netflix ‘Jessica Jones’ for the night

They kept checking to make sure my painted-on bruises were fresh, saying they’d be ready for me in five minutes. They’d been saying this for hours. When they finally asked me to lie down on the hospital gurney I thought, “This isn’t too bad,” but that’s…



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