I’m doing the shortest version imaginable of my play A CLOWN, A HAMMER, A BOMB, AND GOD this coming FRIDAY at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS). Address is 155 Avenue C. Time is 7, I go on first. Here’s a press release–it’s MoRUS’ first birthday!!!! be generous. Drop by!
I stumbled across this podcast by accident–it’s geared as a story about Millennials and the resentment and hatred they engender. And it’s on a comedy website (Cracked.com) where the commentators (Executive Editor Jason Pargin (aka David Wong) and Cracked Editor-in-Chief Jack O’Brien) are paid funnymen. That said, it’s a surprisingly mature discussion. It echoes a meme […]
I’m not telling most of you anything you don’t already know. But if you haven’t heard already, Jeremy Hammond of the Stratfor hack (among other things) had a sentencing hearing Friday. I joined a large group of his fans and supporters (at least I’m pretty sure that’s what they were) in the gallery of the […]
Per Frank Episale (and also receiving a mention in the Village Voice), Reverend Billy Talen has been busted for a protest inside of JP Morgan Chase awhile ago. There’s a great account here. The short form is here, from Blake Zidell, Talen’s publicist: On the eve of a run of shows by Reverend Billy & The Stop […]
For much of the past week, the Internets machines have been all atwitter over the following spectacle. As part of the GOP Congress’ continuing cuts to payments and services for the poor, hundreds of thousands of families (some 48 million Americans) had their SNAP benefits (formerly ‘food stamps’) cut on November 1. Many of […]
I’m sure it has something to do with the time of year, but I’ve been thinking about nightmarish things lately. And most of them are real things. Even the debt ceiling/government shutdown debacle is something of a joke when you think about it. Yes, it would be… embarrassing if the US defaulted and bad things […]
In case you didn’t know, I have a touring play called A CLOWN, A HAMMER, A BOMB, AND GOD. It is about a pacifist priest named Carl Kabat who disarmed a Minuteman III missile on Good Friday while wearing a clown suit. It has been done a lot over the years, but it went on […]