The Star Wars-Casablanca mashup parody that no one asked for.
I'm taking a Sketch Comedy 101 class. It's freaking amazing.
My friends and I spent today today teaching drama workshops to 120 fourteen-year-old students. Meanwhile, Boston is on lockdown. I'm horrified by the seemingly pointless violence perpetrated there and by the images of the city as a ghost town. I'm saddened by the idea that someone taught those men that it's acceptable to kill people… Continue reading Lessons from Teenagers
'Gosh, it's been a while since your last post! You must have been busy lately!' Understatement of the century, right there. I'm fully aware that this is the definition of a first-world problem, but there are simply not enough hours in the day lately. Between Set Me Free, Stone No More (an adaptation of the… Continue reading Why I still need parents
Here's a daydream I've been developing for some time: every artist in the world takes a month off. Imagine: if everyone who is either self-defined or societally defined as an "artist" stopped working for 30 days--and also pulled the usage rights to any of their previously existing work for the same amount of time. This… Continue reading Ars artis gratia?
...though I thank the god(des)s I am foul." ~As You Like It I'm not a hardcore feminist by any means, but I still don't think it's okay to call someone a slut, especially when you don't know her personally and especially when you're being broadcast for an awful lot of people to hear. I would… Continue reading “I am not a slut…
In the run up to the 2012 US presidential election, there has been loads of controversy cropping up regarding various politicians' positions on various issues. The most recent and perhaps the most far-reaching example is last week's birth control/insurance hearing at which no female witnesses were called to testify. In a world where economies are… Continue reading Priorities