New Project: Short Movie

This summer I'm going to make a short movie. It will be my first, so I'm very excited! So far I have five pages of script, two committed actors, and a director of photography. I'll be able to rent a camera, lights, and other equipment from Community Television of Santa Cruz. The story of the … Continue reading New Project: Short Movie

Trip To New York, Part IV

Monday April 4th, the day I was scheduled to fly back to San Jose via Texas. My flight to depart Newark Liberty International Airport was scheduled to leave at 8:15PM which gave me one last opportunity to visit Manhattan before heading back home. If nothing else I wanted to try another slice of New York … Continue reading Trip To New York, Part IV

99 Word Prompt: Never Ending

(Flash fiction prompt from carrotranch. Usually the phrase 'never ending' is used as a negative (as in reference to a long and tedious task), but I tried to make it into a positive. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2022/04/18/april-18-story-challenge-in-99-words/ "Have you seen the news? War, poverty, oppression, planetary destruction; the world's problems are never ending!" "They are, but … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Never Ending

Funhouse – One Act Comedy

Here is the video of Funhouse that was also linked in my previous post, staged by Manhattan Repertory Theatre with three other one act plays at the Chain Theatre on W 36th St near 8th Ave. This is link to digital program. https://stagemag.broadwayworld.com/modern/THE-APRIL-EVENT-Manhattan-Rep-at-Chain-Theatre-7328 https://youtu.be/Epde3T5KQ7Y This was my first live production in New York and seeing … Continue reading Funhouse – One Act Comedy

Trip To New York, Part III

Saturday April 2nd, the day of the show! Nan wasn't home so I had a figure out a way to get to the train station. She gave me a couple of numbers of local taxi companies but they were out of business. After trying a few more that didn't come out to Sayreville I decided … Continue reading Trip To New York, Part III

Trip To New York, Part II

Friday morning, April 1st, Nan drove me from Sayreville to the train station in South Amboy. Along the way she advised me to keep my money in my front pocket, and to not stare up at all the tall buildings like an out of town, gawking tourist. When we got to the train station parking … Continue reading Trip To New York, Part II

Trip To New York, Part I

Last April 2nd a one act stage play I wrote titled Funhouse made its debut in New York City! It was staged by Manhattan Repertory Theatre and performed at the Chain Theatre on W 36th St, an Off-Off-Broadway venue in midtown. Seeing something I wrote performed in America's theater capitol was a dream come true … Continue reading Trip To New York, Part I

This Weekend: Funhouse

Flying out to New York later today so I can see my one act comedy Funhouse performed this weekend by Manhattan Repertory Theatre. First time seeing my work performed in person in America's theater capitol and feeling very excited! Funhouse is about a couple that started dating and one of them is meeting the other's … Continue reading This Weekend: Funhouse

Lecture On Julius Caesar

Today is the Ides of March, best known as the day of the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44BC. Here is a lecture on Julius Caesar from historian Michael Parenti given on April 5, 1998 in Seattle, WA. His lecture goes against the commonly held narrative that the Roman Senate assassinated Julius Caesar because they … Continue reading Lecture On Julius Caesar

Funhouse – Playing April 2-3

My one act comedy Funhouse will be performed by the Manhattan Repertory Theatre on Saturday April 2 at 3PM and Sunday April 3 at 6:30PM at the Chain Theatre in midtown Manhattan with three other one act plays. The story of Funhouse is about a couple who recently started dating and he's taking her to … Continue reading Funhouse – Playing April 2-3