This past weekend we had some amazing shows (sold out all weekend!) and did some really great improvisational comedy. I had a chance to create a fun and funny character and a couple of things occurred to me. #1. I was utilizing improv lessons I had recently taught. I teach improv to a group of … Read more
When you make your own goals, you can break your own goals.
This is from a number of years back. I was working on a song for “Dreambound” a musical that would take a couple of years to make (not to mention become the vehicle for me to watch my divorce happen, but that’s another story for another time.). This song that I’m working on would ultimately … Read more
I had a dream last night. Well, technically I have dreams every night. Did you know that? That everyone has like 5 – 8 dreams every night, but we barely remember them at all. You’ve got to be waken up during it to remember. Fun fact. Keep reading for more fun facts. Did you know … Read more
I’m participating in another 24 hour theatre event tonight/tomorrow. If you’ve never done one of these, do yourself a favor and try it out. They’re a lot of fun. You get the suggestion for a play then go write a 10 minute (usually) play. No time to question things, or over-think it, because you’ve got … Read more
Let’s talk a little bit about grammar, shall we? First, in interest of full disclosure, you should know that I’m an English major. I graduated in 1994 from Saint Norbert College in De Pere, WI. That said, I’m still not very good a the grammar thing. In fact, I’m going to guess that I’ve … Read more
I wish I was better at updating this site. I guess it’s one of those things where no one’s really pounding on my door asking for more content, so I just post when the mood strikes. Anyone else in the artistic world struggle with this? The idea that you need to self-motivate. I’ve a background … Read more
This is a test of the new Musings section. Pay no mind.
This is a short story monologue sort of thing I wrote after watching a R. Crumb documentary and reading a little too much Hunter S. Thompson. It’s a voice unlike any I’ve used before or since, and it makes me laugh. It’s basically a long monologue, with a cantankerous narrator, but it has … Read more