The internet gives us an unrivaled tool for accessing information. It has no equivalent. It is a library, forum, school, and community. However, its prevalence is also its disadvantage. How easy is it to become distracted while browsing the internet. To let our minds, inclined to wander through a biological imperative, just flit from item … Continue reading Ephemeral Internet
One of my first shows out of college, I was backstage on Sundays with a handheld UHF/VHF television, probably a Sony Watchman, watching football games. At the time I followed the Miami Dolphins with a religious fervor. I was new to the theatre. I worked in a sports venue and I grew up a fan … Continue reading Be you. Be weird.
HBO Max had a lackluster beginning when only about 90,000 people downloaded the new streaming service’s mobile app. By comparison, 4 million users opted for Disney’s Disney+ service when it debuted back in November. Three HBO streaming options are available: Now, Go, and Max. I can at least differentiate Max from the other two, but … Continue reading HBO to the max…
I was twenty-five or twenty-six when I transitioned from hobbyist to amateur professional in the theatre. Otherwise known as the time I first got paid for it. (There’s a book with that title, about the tales of Hollywood writers, which I always think of.) The overlap from hobbyist to paid was such that it’s really all … Continue reading The joy of hobbying