Haiku I Five day waiting period for gun. No. That’s why you have kitchen knives.
Archive | February, 2009
If there are dancers reading this column, you should check out a place called Oakland Theater of Dance in Oakland, California. It was founded by a classically-trained dancer, Jane Brown. She teaches how to work WITH your body, not to force your body and thus destroy it. Using her knowledge of how to work with […]
Sometimes I don’t feel like writing; and thenâ€¦deus ex machinaâ€¦a good thing comes out of a bad thing. It’s a bad thing not to feel like writing. It’s a bad thing to have a â€œfriendâ€ who wants every conversation to be about him. That old dumb joke about the ego-centric actor: â€œMe, me, me, […]
Scene 1 Woman in the shower. She’s bending over and running her hands through her long hair, pulling out huge gobs of loose hair. She rubs her hands together to mat the hair and then she uses the soap to paste them in a pattern on the shower wall. She signs her name, using […]
Friend of mine who used to be named Lisaâ€”an acting studentâ€”wrote how she got a summer student job working at a psychiatric hospital. â€œI’m going to be an exposure therapy coach at the OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) Institute there. Basically, my job will be helping compulsive washers cover their hands in mud and not […]