Archive for August, 2006

I’ve been enjoying Jane Espenson’s blog since discovering it about two weeks ago. Jane in Progress offers tips on how to write spec scripts and also dives into the finer points of writing comedy. Today’s post explores the relationship of comedy and transparency. This is very possibly good advice for life in general, but what […]

Ze Frank has some of the best criticism I’ve read on yesterday’s spoiled terrorist plot. Here’s his podcast. Here’s an excerpt: Now, the way I see it, you can’t have terrorism without terror. The strategy of terrorism is to use isolated acts of violence to instill fear and confusion into the population at large. A […]

DC’s inaugural Fringe Festival closed Sunday. It was a good ten days. I was lucky enough to see seven shows, participate in some workshops, and catch some of the street performances. I have some capsule commentary on the shows I saw below. A professor of mine once said that good and great art is more […]