The Benefits of Backing Off a Little

The brain is such a cool organ. Radiolab’s blog recently posted an article called “The Benefits of Playing Hooky,” which is really about facing a problem head-on, and how giving yourself a break is really beneficial. This is something I’ve experienced a lot lately, as I write and re-write my solo performance. I’m just going […]

Mirror Neurons explain everything!

I’m really into podcasts, and am constantly on the hunt for new ones. Recently, when I finally exhausted my supply of Radiolab, I went on the prowl for science-based podcasts. As a sometime-scifi writer (my solo performance is the dystopian near future, after all), I inhale strange science facts like cocaine. Well, except it’s either […]

Racism? In Theatre? SURELY NOT.

Please understand that when I type in all caps like that, I am being sarcastic. Via a Facebook friend (who is a great director who happens to be Indian-American), I was pointed to this lovely article: Moises Kaufman can kiss my ass & here’s why. The blog’s author, Erin Quill, is a Chinese/Irish/Welsh-American actress. Emphasis […]