Yes, I now have a new pair of wheels for getting around town, and all thanks to a co-worker and her generous husband! He had upgraded to a newer mountain bike and his old bike was just sitting in the garage collecting dust. Then my co-worker, who had listened to me kvetch about needing a … Continue reading New Bicycle!
Author: Robert Kirkendall
Top O’ The Morning! – A 10 Minute Play
(This is a play I wrote for a short play festival about a year ago, it's based on an actual cafe in Santa Cruz that has since closed but had about five or six regular customers who went there every morning to discuss the issues of the day, trade stories, and add atmosphere to the … Continue reading Top O’ The Morning! – A 10 Minute Play
Ironic Affirmation (11/4/22)
Another timeworn classic phrase given a much needed embellishment. Picture by Kerry Hackett, taken at Seaside, Oregon.
Ironic Affirmation (10/21/22)
Photo by Kerry Hackett, taken on the coast of Seaside, Oregon, and nowhere near Kansas.
Scene From My Screenplay On Zoom Tonight
The Wine Box Players are presenting online performances of nine short scripts, including a scene from a screenplay I'm writing that's an adaptation of my stage play Electric Serenade which was performed last month at Theater for the New City in New York. Showtime is at 7PM east coast time and 4PM west coast time. … Continue reading Scene From My Screenplay On Zoom Tonight
99 Word Prompt: For The Water
(Been a while since I wrote a 99 word piece of flash fiction prompted by Carrot Ranch but the subject of this one really caught my attention. As a Californian I'm well aware of the importance of water and all its surrounding controversies. Between increasing drought and the continuous rerouting of water into deserts to … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: For The Water
At The Crossroads: A Poem
(This poem came to me yesterday as I was working on final chapter of my novel which takes place in 1990 and considering how it coincided with what's happening now. Like all my poems it is rare, spontaneous, unpolished, and formless.) At the crossroads We are Not only a fork in the road But a … Continue reading At The Crossroads: A Poem
Hacks, A Short Play, To Be Performed Over Zoom Tonight
My short play Hacks, a story of two old Hollywood hack screenwriters, is going to be presented tonight over Zoom along with other short plays by the Wine Box Players. Showtime is on September 22 at 7:40PM EDT and will go until 10:30PM EDT, 4:40PM-7:30PM PDT, here's link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3080641380 In Hacks, Nathanael and Herman come … Continue reading Hacks, A Short Play, To Be Performed Over Zoom Tonight
Last Performance of Electric Serenade Tomorrow!
Last of the six performances of my stage play Electric Serenade will be tomorrow Saturday afternoon at 2PM EDT. Venue is Theater for the New City at 155 1st Ave between 9th and 10th Streets in the East Village and part of their 2022 Dream Up Festival. Come by if you happen to be in … Continue reading Last Performance of Electric Serenade Tomorrow!
Fibbing Friday (9/2/22)
(I've returned to Fibbing Friday! Mendacity and delusion continue to haunt us so now's the time to revisit this forum dedicated to deception. No theme for the 10 questions, but that's okay, I can lie whether the lies are uniform or separate. Link below to original post, from pensitivity101.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2022/09/02/fibbing-friday-2nd-september/ 1. What is a bandana? … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (9/2/22)