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You know what’s Crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy! Writing a 120 page screen play, spending months on it, then just dumping it in a box. That my friends is crazy! Sadly I have done this a dozen times in my life. These are the memories that began pulsing through my brain as I stumbled […]

The Box

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Writing the great American novel. So what do I want to write about? What do I have to say? They say write what you know. But is that sexy enough to sell? I’ve written what I know, I’ve written what I think I know, I’ve written what […]

The Revenant

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The Revenant. A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. Yes it is all this. But it’s much more. It’s man versus nature. It’s […]

Dirt Digger

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy. Dirt. I am covered in it. I’m exfoliating with tundra. I’m wearing an aboriginal mask of dried grass. I look like Al Jolson if he were hosting the Lawn and Garden Channel. I’m in the back yard toiling on a Sunday. This is America. As Joe […]

Writers Write

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Californication. It’s a SHOWTIME production that I’m watching on Netflix. I’m in season 6 of this kaleidoscope of sex and drugs and rock and roll. The show is a gratuitous bong hit of Southern California beach life, provocative sexuality, and excess that exceeds. Californication is mind […]

Purple Rain

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy. The untimely, shocking, emotional death of the artist formerly known as Prince. He died last week. When he did, the world cried a purple tear. People gathered at his warehouse mansion and knelt down unsure what to feel. Bridges and buildings and municipal structures across the […]

New $20 Bill – Why?

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. WHY? If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. In case you hadn’t heard, the U.S. Treasury Department plans to replace Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman. He’s the 7th President of the USA. She is a slave who ushered hundreds of […]

garage sale zombies

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The garage sale Apocalypse. The moon goes down beyond the horizon as the sun comes up in a morning blue haze. I hear the birds chirp and the morning chill gives way to the 1st light of the sun. I push the garage door button and […]

dancing with the stars

  You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Dancing with the Stars. It’s a fine television program. It routinely wins its time slot. the target demo is women 30 -50. So why am I watching? I am so NOT the target demo. I am older than the target audience. I have bigger biceps […]

I got no brakes

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The drunk driver with no brakes. He had good intentions. He was going to fix the brakes. The tone of his voice was full of promise. But then he missed the traffic circle at a high rate of speed and he proceeded to crash through the […]