Safety Nets Make You Resentful Anyway

I’m half-way through my vacation in Chicago. I’m admittedly a little bit lonely, although I’ve been corresponding a lot with friends in Seattle. The loneliness had me a little down today. After a loooong train ride to the Smart Museum and back, and feeling more than a little tired, I checked my email and finally […]

Realistic Expectations for Education

I’ve mentioned the blog Theatre Ideas before. I have some respect for this professor’s perspective: that, despite all the rhetoric otherwise, we theatre people live in a system that relies much more on personal financial assets (or parental financial assets) than it does on hard work and determination. Much like the rest of the country, […]