Beach Hill Reopens Beaches

(I initially wrote this for an online satirical website, but it was turned down, so I rewrote it for my site.  Beach Hill is a fictitious beach town along the California coast and the events in this piece are also fictitious, but like all satire it's based on real events.) Despite the recent increase in … Continue reading Beach Hill Reopens Beaches

Quarantine Activities

(I originally wrote this piece for another site, but it was turned down so I'm posting it here. Seemed like a timely and much needed bit of humor. I kept it as is and didn't modify it to fit the aesthetic of my site, except for one minor addition to the final sentence.) The quarantine … Continue reading Quarantine Activities

Current Affairs: A Fake Interview Show – Episode 3

(A sequel to the earlier Current Affairs short plays, episode 3 continues the theme of the absurdly failed political career of the obstreperous Arnie Fowler, a comically tragic fictitious congressman inspired by the current political landscape, which also drove me to reference a famous American drama about a woman who loses her grip on reality.) … Continue reading Current Affairs: A Fake Interview Show – Episode 3

Pacific Television Theater – Episode 6

Episode 6 of Pacific TV was a pair of short plays.  I Can Quit Anytime is a humorous look at Facebook addiction, and What's Hiding in Your Tree? is a fictitious ancestry show.  It was performed and live broadcast from Community Television of Santa Cruz on March 14th, 2019. Caveat: this show was performed and … Continue reading Pacific Television Theater – Episode 6

Power Trip – A 5 Minute Play

(A comedic look at workplace hierarchy/pecking order, first performed as a staged reading at Community TV of Santa Cruz.) CHARACTERS LEONARD – middle management GORDON – recently promoted to middle management CLAUSEN – upper management Place: LEONARD'S workplace office Time: Contemporary (LEONARD is sitting at his desk and writing on some paperwork. GORDON enters.) LEONARD:  … Continue reading Power Trip – A 5 Minute Play

Current Affairs: A Fake Interview Show

(Inspired by the peculiar election season of 2016) CHARACTERS LIONEL TROWBRIDGE – The interviewer TANYA BICKFORD – The interviewee Scene: An interview studio LIONEL Good evening, and welcome to Current Affairs. I am your host, Lionel Trowbridge.  Tonight we’ll be discussing the entertaining, if not controversial, congressional campaign of Arnie Fowler with his most recent … Continue reading Current Affairs: A Fake Interview Show