Bees in the Bathroom There’s a bee in the bathroom. He’s dead, and he’s next to the cabinet, on the floor. The bathroom’s been cleaned, but the bee remains. The first time I noticed the bee was was a few months ago. I asked my brother-in-law, who’s been living with us for a while, to […]Read More Bathroom bees, mornings, and saying “yes”
Driving through Brooklyn to get to The Brick. That’s right, driving. It’s my Gramma’s car. We borrowed it for Christmas travels but haven’t brought it back yet. We’ve got the windows open, indie rock blasting. It’s raining and beautiful, and fun to be on BQE and not the MTA. It feels like when we were […]Read More Skype Show revisited
A play I wrote, called “Animal/Animal,” was published by Smith & Kraus in this anthology. So that’s fun! “Animal/Animal” is one of my favorite 10-minute plays that I’ve written, and primarily because of Sticky, I’ve written over 70 since 2000. The play begins: Ali: I slept with a homeless person last night. Lindsay: I slept […]Read More Here’s fun.
I get off at Delancey Street just so I can walk past some memories. I want to feel things I haven’t felt in a while. Every corner of this neighborhood is a time capsule. I’ve had a drink in every bar, bought milk in every bodega, peeked into every shop window. The hood has changed, […]Read More feel feeling like a mad crush
Every year, fall is the time of year when I try to figure out what to do with my life. Every fall, without fail, whether I want to or not, I find myself taking stock of my life, find it riddled with flaws, and try to determine what to do next. I’m basically a person […]Read More Fever Pitch Fall
165 W 66th Street, New York, New York My mom lived in New York when I was a kid. I would visit her on winter breaks and in summers. Technically I didn’t live here, my mom did, but it felt more like home to me than my actual house, the house I grew up in. […]Read More Places I’ve Lived part 3 (the beginning of the nyc fixation)
In which I review Thais Francis’ Outcry, directed by Christopher Burris at Jack, in Brooklyn. Now and then I write reviews for Jody Christopherson’s New York Theatre Review. I like the Review, which published 12 plays from the Sticky series in 2009, including one of my own, and I like Jody, who I worked closely […]Read More about reviewing shows and conflicts of interest