My name is Daniel Kinch. I also answer to Dan as well as a variety of other names (sometimes to ‘Jerry’). I studied acting in college at University of South Florida (and afterwards), but my interest is (and always was) in writing plays–I studied with the late great Jack Gelber at Brooklyn College. I’ve written […]

This is a year when Easter and Passover converge more or less. So it’s probably as good a time as any for this post. Full Disclaimer–four days out of seven I consider myself Christian on some level. I was fully invested in the faith last decade until my congregation blew up, and a good sermon […]

As I type this, we here in Brooklyn are ‘enjoying’ (pardon the usage) temperatures a good 20 degrees F below normal for this time of year. There have been weeks upon weeks of snowstorms every week, with below-average temperatures. I broke out my famous V-Rex bicycle in anticipation of spring, only to find that exertion […]

Over the past week, I was suddenly captured by a couple pieces of music that seemed to encapsulate my mood in following the news. The above-cited song has been in my mental landscape since I was a kid and my aunts and uncles (who were actually great aunts and uncles, all survivors of the Great Depression) […]

On Brooklyn Culture Jam last night, I spoke with Pauline Schneider.  Ms. Schneider has produced a documentary on near-term human extinction entitled Going Dark. and the discussion ranged from the predictions from scientist Guy McPherson and friends to overviews of progressive politics and protests. Currently, Pauline is one of the people supporting Guy’s lecture tour around […]

Tonight (Thursday) on the Brooklyn Culture Jam radio program: Pauline Schneider Is a self-described Landscape Designer & Edible Forest Gardener, Videographer, Documentarian, Educator (social studies & special education), Artist (sculpture, painting, photography,etc.), and songwriter. She is currently working on documentary on the topic of Near Term Human Extinction with Dr Guy McPherson. We’re going to talk […]

For those of you who follow this space, you might know that I didn’t do my radio show last week due to the crappy weather. Apologies for those of you who depend on my show. But what a difference seven days make. It wasn’t snowing this week, so this week, I spoke to Atiq Zabinski […]

You probably already know the story–46 Republican Senators co-signed a letter to Iran’s political leadership written by Arkansas’ own Tom Cotton. The letter essentially tells the Iranians that any deal they make with the Obama administration will not be acceptable to the Senate (meaning it won’t be passed), and would be overturned by Obama’s successor if […]

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