Category Archives: Video

What are red flags if not the waving symbol of humanity?

“Were there red flags on our third date?” asked Amber O’Donnell in the play “Mine”, recounting a romantic encounter gone bad. “Probably. But what are red flags if not the waving symbol of humanity?” “Mine”, my 2016 play and selection … Continue reading

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“Mine”: A Chicago Fringe Fest Travelogue

That creative rascal Joss Whedon has opined¬†that he is frequently asked, “Why do you write strong women characters?” to which he replies, “Because you keep asking that question.” It’s a good retort, but I think he misses the mark just … Continue reading

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“The Bowl” (March 2016)

The official submission to Prop Thtr’s 48 Hour Film Competition based on Craigslist Missed Connections. With Joe Janes, Annie Griggs, Vince LaFonti, Kat O’Connor, Sarah Bunger and Vincent Truman. Camera/sound by Alexander Giersch. Music by the False Positives. Written/directed by … Continue reading

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“Bully”: The Promo Videos

This post contains the three promotional videos shot for BULLY, slated to have its world premiere(s) at the CHICAGO FRINGE FESTIVAL 2015. We shot these three to not only feature both full casts, but to give a little hint of … Continue reading

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Music Video: “Girl Shake That Laffy Taffy Time”

Full disclosure: I did not know there was actually a song called “Girl Shake That Laffy Taffy”, and now that I’ve heard it, I’m still not sure it’s a song. This song is a three-hour song; that is, I elicit … Continue reading

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Music Video: “Vas Sueve” by Zem Complex, Euro Crooner

“Vas Sueve”, which translates loosely as “Very Sueve”, was a 1996 #1 smash in Moldova for Zem Complex, Euro Crooner and part-time proctologist. ¬†With its monotonous, I mean, insistent bass guitar and pedantic, I mean, pulsing synthesizers, “Vas Sueve” captured … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Wears Your Face #tbt

I’ve been on a past life journey lately, roaming through recordings I made through the late 1980s and 1990s, thanks to a newly acquired TASCAM Porta One four-track recorder I picked up on ebay (after acquiring, a month earlier, a … Continue reading

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