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“Mine” Field (Reflections on a Play)

“You need a win,” my fiancee Sarah observed. And, like on so many situations, she was right. Yet for a long time, it didn’t look like that would be probable. “Mine”, my play about the life of a woman following … Continue reading

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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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“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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Single Again For The First Time 19: The Tear In Review

For the final podcast in the ‘Single Again’ series for the year, I just decided to switch the camera on and talk of coffee cups and Christmas cards.   For the latter, I was quite happy that I got around … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 11: Black White & Blue

You ever have one of those weeks where you can’t seem to connect with anyone? This is about that.  And you have a discussion about kielbasa and muffins with someone and a third person doesn’t even pick up a single … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Rape Culture

  Stop rape culture… starting with its name. Much has been made of the concept of rape culture. Users of the phrase have a cause and their cause is noble: to bring attention to rape and to bring voice to … Continue reading

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