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We Suffer Alone

We Suffer Alone

I’m writing from a place of sadness. A kind of empty sadness unlike any other I have ever known. I lost my mother recently. Well, it’s not like I misplaced her, she passed away. And wrestling with my emotions surrounding it is, on the best day, odd. On the worst? Painful. These days are the Continue reading We Suffer Alone

Good News/Bad News

Good News/Bad News

The good news is that I’ve made Gold Status in the Hilton Rewards Program. I’m not entirely sure what that means, but according to Hilton it’s something to be celebrated. The bad news is that my mother has suffered a “serious heart attack” (as opposed to the mild ones?!). She’s got a respirator down her Continue reading Good News/Bad News

Stick the Narrative

Stick the Narrative

In gymnastics, it’s called stick the landing – v. phr. – to finish an athletic, gymnastic, or other sports performance with an ideal pose or stance, especially after a jump or leap. In media, let’s call it stick the narrative – v. phr. – to adhere to a particular message or thought despite contrary evidence; Continue reading Stick the Narrative

David Carr

David Carr

CBS news correspondent Bob Simon died tragically on Wednesday night. New York Times columnist David Carr died tragically last night. Two tragic days for American journalism. David Carr wasn’t from the east coast, he was from Minnesota. David Carr didn’t go to an Ivy League school and wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his Continue reading David Carr

Untitled #14

Untitled #14

Only a couple of weeks left! You know, I’ve certainly told my share of lies through the years but one thing I have never lied about? How much I fuck-ing hate Valentines day. This isn’t the type of disdain I reserve for “Two and a Half Men”, Adam Sandler movies or Katy Perry songs. No, Continue reading Untitled #14

Under Rehearsed – Results – Next Tuesday June 10

Under Rehearsed – Results – Next Tuesday June 10

Under Rehearsed Plays about Parents Hosted by The Rising Sun Performance Company  June 10, 2014 The West Williamsburg, Brooklyn Casts To Be Announced The West Brooklyn  379 Union Avenue, Williamsburg L Train to Union/Metropolitan Avenue  www.thewestbrooklyn.com Find out which picture I used for my bio by clicking.  

In the Country

In the Country

Andes, NY. 2014 The wife and I rented a little refurbished schoolhouse in Andes, New York recently. It was the perfect respite from city life AND we got to take the dogs with us. The first time each of them had experienced country life. Some highlights: Alone and quiet time with the wife. Rufus puking Continue reading In the Country

Sunbeams – The Sun Magazine May 2014

Sunbeams – The Sun Magazine May 2014

I subscribe to The Sun, an ad free (imagine that) magazine with a heavy emphasis on writing. Some journalism, some fiction, some interviews and stunning photography put together with the participation of a very active subscriber/writer base. Seriously, if you enjoy writing, in any capacity, you should subscribe. It’s not always great, but it’s always Continue reading Sunbeams – The Sun Magazine May 2014