My theater company Blue Box World is in pre-production for our Sticky show, coming up Thursday, 12/12/13, 7:30 pm Beauty Bar 249 5th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11215 $12 via paypal So I’m spending a little time writing about that show, on http://www.blueboxworld.com. Today’s post is about the origins of the show, which started in Philly […]Read More writing for Blue Box
It started like a bad joke, like an irony, like some kind of anti-authoritarian back lash. I laughed. We all did. I joked, when he would say something horribly Republican, I would say “this from the guy that shut down 2nd Avenue with Transit.” I mean come on people, we’d marched for gay rights, we’d […]Read More My Husband’s a Republican
I recently read something about how adolescence has been extended to 25. Putting aside for a second the probability that the psychologists extending the borders of childhood are likely trying to help people by making these determinations, what is it about adulthood that we so anxious to protect our children from experiencing? Why are we […]Read More Why are we all so afraid to grow up?
203 Rivington St., #2K New York, NY I remember the day I decided life was great. I was unemployed, which was great, I was doing freelance theater tech, which was extremely aggravating, and also pretty great. I’d been working on a show at The Flea. It was 2003. I’d been living in New York for […]Read More Places I’ve Lived part 11 (in which I get happy)
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)
This woman is protecting her things from my feet in the foreground. As though my feet have any interest in her stuff. But the real question is how is her white coat so clean? Mine is filthy. And now I know why my mom said I should have bought black. Maybe because she’s old(er). And […]Read More on the R train