A Writer’s Worst Nightmare, and Some Thoughts on Mayor Pete.

Frequent public speakers often have nightmares of finding themselves standing before the audience completely naked. Actors and actresses often share that recurring anxiety as well, and a some add in the terror of every line rehearsed into rote suddenly draining away and leaving only a blank script behind. All the while, the audience stares uncomfortably... Continue Reading →

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Just Show Up, Please?

As part of their election coverage (tomorrow is Election Day although many of you don't have races on the ballot), the Washington Post interviewed Betty Bloomfield, a 62 year old McDonald'd employee in Kentucky surviving on a $7.25 per hour minimum wage. She plans to vote tomorrow for incumbent Republican Governor Matt Bevin. Matt Bevin... Continue Reading →

Good Riddance, Katie Hill

Representative Katie Hill (D-CA) announced her resignation from office on Twitter yesterday. Hill was elected in the Blue Wave of 2018 and was the first openly bisexual member of Congress. In the aftermath of that resignation, far too many people are defending Ms. Hill. Look, President Donald Trump is a monster. He cheated on his... Continue Reading →

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