Happy Memorial Day

I can never seem to come up with something meaningful to say when it comes to patriotic holidays, so instead of a generic “I Support Our Fallen Heroes,” here’s a documentary trailer about the 15% or so of our armed forces who’ve received no support: Click here for the official website and to find out… Continue reading Happy Memorial Day

“I’m in love with this nerd of a beautiful daughter, and my friends dress me up as a pirate.”

About two weeks ago my family had a cousin come stay for a while, and I used that as an excuse to make her and my mom come with me to see “The Gaming Table” at the Folger Shakespeare Library. It’s a close adaptation of “The Basset Table,” a play by Susanna Centlivre from the… Continue reading “I’m in love with this nerd of a beautiful daughter, and my friends dress me up as a pirate.”

Dude Watchin’ with the Brontës

In elementary school, around 4th grade, I decided to read “good” books and got about half way through “Jane Eyre” before giving up. I couldn’t take: All the untranslated French. All the moodiness and brooding of of an idealized mid-19th century romance. At least Mr. Rochester doesn’t dazzle in the sunlight, sparkling like a million… Continue reading Dude Watchin’ with the Brontës