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Saturday April 11

Saturday April 11

Greetings! This Friday and Saturday (4.10 & 4.11)  I am participating in another 24 hour play festival with the fabulous folks at Rising Sun Performance Company. I participated in their festival back in October and had a helluva good time. ALL the plays and performances were really great (I’m not just saying that either…I really Continue reading Saturday April 11

Chew and Screw

From wait(er) Magazine, Issue 005. Reprinted by permission.   Chew and Screw by Keith R. Higgons You might think that an article titled “Chew and Screw” might be somewhat dirty. I suppose metaphorically, it is. Realistically though, it’s just one of many abominations that food and beverage workers are subjected to. To attempt to list Continue reading Chew and Screw

Flux Fest 2013

Flux Fest 2013

by Keith R. Higgons Flux Fest 2013, equal parts short film festival, creative gathering and party, took place last night (Sunday July 28) at Sandbox Studios in Bushwick. The festival theme was time travel and Flux Fest is the third in the ongoing “fest” series. Flux Fest follows Spooky Fest and Love Fest. The goal Continue reading Flux Fest 2013

Left of the Dial*

Left of the Dial*

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates What’s that saying “Today is the first day of the rest of your life”? or is it “What the fluck”? Either way, today I am launching my first digital magazine entitled wait(er). As the name suggests, it is a magazine devoted to stories about the front Continue reading Left of the Dial*

Losing the Gamble

Losing the Gamble

My first job when I moved back to New York City, ten years ago, was working in a subsection of the financial services industry. Getting a root canal, sans anesthetic, would be less uncomfortable then trying to describe the banality of that job and industry. Suffice it to say, I was miserable. Against almost everyone’s Continue reading Losing the Gamble

The Lowdown on an Upright Citizen: Comedian Anthony Apruzzese

The Lowdown on an Upright Citizen: Comedian Anthony Apruzzese

The Lowdown on an Upright Citizen: Comedian Anthony Apruzzese by Keith R. Higgons Comedy is as much a part of the DNA of Brooklyn as country music is of Nashville. The list of comedians who have called Brooklyn home reads like a history lesson of the hysterical: Mel Brooks, Larry David, Woody Allen, Jackie Gleason, Continue reading The Lowdown on an Upright Citizen: Comedian Anthony Apruzzese

Some Rules for Life

Some Rules for Life

It seems as though writer, and everyone’s favorite music industry crank, Bob Lefsetz had an altercation with the post office recently. Which prompted him to write out some rules of life that I thought were worth sharing. While not necessarily all encompassing, there are some real nuggets here. Incidentally, if you are a person who Continue reading Some Rules for Life