I Have No Internet!

A couple of weeks ago my internet began to cut out. I called my ISP, a local provider, and they detected the problem online. They contacted AT&T, but they’re only responsible for phone line (I still use DSL) up to the phone box on the building I live in, then it becomes Cruzio’s (ISP) responsibility. … Continue reading I Have No Internet!

Dermalogic: Zoom Performance

Here's the video of the staged reading of my workplace drama Dermalogic, presented by Theater for the New City's "On the Air" series, last February 25th over Zoom. Play is in two acts and run time of video is 1 hour 55 minutes. Big thanks to John David West of TNC for hosting and Byron … Continue reading Dermalogic: Zoom Performance

99 Word Prompt: Deep Wishes

(A flash fiction piece prompted by Carrot Ranch. Subject: deep wishes. I utilized the genie inside of a magic lamp trope and gave it an ending I don't recall ever seeing in a three wishes story. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2021/03/11/march-11-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ "Oh boy! A magic genie! I want a billion dollars, a new pickup truck, and a … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Deep Wishes

Dermalogic About To Go Live!

Zoom staged reading coming up at 7PM EST! Here's the link to watch: https://theaterforthenewcity.net/ And if you just watched and would like to make a small contribution to Theater for the New City for putting this on, link is here: https://theaterforthenewcity.net/donate/ The more donations that come in, even if they're small, the more it shows … Continue reading Dermalogic About To Go Live!

Zoom Play This Thursday!

Dermalogic, a two act workplace drama, will be performed over Zoom this Thursday February 25th at 7PM EST. To work around the pandemic each actor will be performing in front of their own computers and the Zoom will be hosted by Theater for the New City, a venerable off-Broadway theater company. Dermalogic is an ensemble … Continue reading Zoom Play This Thursday!

Staged Reading On February 25th

My two act stage play Dermalogic, a workplace drama about a power struggle at a small skin care company about to go big, will get a staged reading over Zoom presented by Theater for the New City on Thursday February 25th at 7:00PM EST and will be live webcast. Theater For the New City is … Continue reading Staged Reading On February 25th

Hacks

(This is a short story I wrote for a publication that was looking for cliche themed submissions. My submission was turned down, but I decided to give it a second life here on my site after a quick rewrite. For the theme I wrote about two old Hollywood hack screenwriters who are busily writing hackneyed … Continue reading Hacks

Fibbing Friday (1/22/21)

(This is my first Fibbing Friday in some time. I was busy with other projects, but it now felt like the right time to practice mendacity. This Fibbing Friday was prompted by pcguyiv and the theme appears to be British and American leaders. So much material there, but I stuck to answering the questions untruthfully … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (1/22/21)

Staged Reading Postponed

The staged Zoom reading of my two act play Dermalogic that was scheduled for this Thursday on January 7th has been postponed into February. There was a slight bit miscommunication between myself and Theater for the New City which resulted in a lack of actors for the reading. I should have been more on top … Continue reading Staged Reading Postponed