Finding myself with a bit of downtime lately so I figured I’d publicly offer a service I’ve only offered friends in the past: screenplay reviews and/or screenwriting tutoring.Continue reading
Three years ago I put out a collection of 93 poems called Perfect Sleeping Weather.
As of tonight it’s available on Kindle, here, for $3, or free if you have Kindle Unlimited.
If you like words about loneliness, cities, neighbors, dead friends, losing your mind at a job you hate, returning to your hometown for something as strange as the 4th of July, etc. … Merry Christmas.
I’ve been consuming art a long time. At an early age, I was captivated by singers, actors, then stand-up comedians. Continue reading
I awoke to Paris on fire, at gunpoint, held hostage,
from a mid-afternoon sleepwalking slumber of menial tasks
as a wage war zombie soldier on the other side of the world. Continue reading
tired drives through thunderstorms on slick
and narrow roads.
van spinning out on wet leaves, rolling backwards
down a mountain driveway at 4 AM,
heavy with gear, guilt, dreams, fear,
and lack of sleep. Continue reading
Before I started trying my hand at screenplays and jokes, not too long after I started playing the drums, I wrote poems and lyrics. I hung around a lot of artsy kids in high school — writers, painters, musicians — and was particularly inspired by my friend Jonathan Baity, who, to this day, I’m convinced is one of the best poets I’ve ever read. Continue reading
Today is Stephen King’s birthday. He’s turning 67. He’s been scaring the living shit out of me for the better part of my life. And I couldn’t be more grateful. Continue reading