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“Help!” she cried.

While waiting at the Western Avenue Blue Line stop en route to yet another film set, idling my time with yet another round of Ruzzle on yet another smartphone, my attention was drawn by some distant caterwauling: a couple fighting … Continue reading

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Love Trumps Hate & Action Trumps Trump: A Collection of Resources

A short collection of sites dedicated to pushing back against the more alarming actions taken by the Trump Administration. Continue reading

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Excerpt From an Unwritten Autobiography: First Move

The picture here is of the house that I grew up in, in the sleepy Mayberry-esque hamlet of Morris, Illinois, some seventy miles southwest and some twenty years behind Chicago. Of Morris, some short remarks¬†can be made to illustrate the … Continue reading

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Excerpt from an Unwritten Autobiography: First Love

Angela Newland was my first love. In that obscure corner of the brain devoted to such things, she looks the same as she did once upon a time: wispy blonde hair, blue eyes, slightly pointy chin, warm and confident smile. … Continue reading

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Excerpt from an Unwritten Autobiography: First Father Figure

“Mad Jack” was the kindest and most accurate nickname our family could think of for my father. Although circumstances of his death remain slightly shaded in mystery, it did appear he had a stroke, or something similar, in December 2006 … Continue reading

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Excerpt from an Unwritten Autobiography: First Memories

DISCLAIMER: This picture has absolutely nothing to do with this post (at least intentionally – I will have to contact my therapist to confirm). ¬†Rather, it is a still from a January 2017 episode of CHICAGO PD in which I … Continue reading

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Extra Extra 4: Hot Under The Collar

Throughout September, October, November and December of 2016, I whiled away a sizable chunk of time indulging my interest in being an extra, or as some kinder behind-the-scenes wranglers call us, background actors. In that time, I have played a … Continue reading

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