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 lots […]

This is an excerpt from my play A CLOWN, A HAMMER, A BOMB, AND GOD. It’s based on a true story/ A CLOWN, A HAMMER, A BOMB, AND GOD is about a pacifist priest named Carl Kabat who disarmed a Minuteman III missile on Good Friday 1994 (which also fell on April Fool’s Day that year) while wearing […]

The latest incarnation of ‘Father Ben, upper left; Ben Roberts as Father Ben in the Netherlands, 1999; The real thing, Father Carl Kabat, pictured prior to his breaking into another nuclear facility, mid 2000’s. Tempus Fugit. The clock goes around and I have reached a sort of milestone. 20 years ago next week, my play […]

Originally posted on Xicana Ph.D. :
I thought the real challenge would be finishing the Ph.D. as a single mother who overcome so many obstacles to be where I was walking across a stage with my son in my arms to have a doctoral hood placed over my head was one of my proudest moments.…

Originally posted on Kevin Hester:
Rob Steimetz and Kevin Hester discuss the non-linear unraveling of the biosphere and the attendant unfolding chaos on Rob’s show on PRN.FM “Moving Forward” Abrupt climate change is well and truly underway and anyone honestly assessing the situation can see that the nonlinear unraveling of the biosphere is gaining pace…

I will be performing my play HOW TO STOP THE EMPIRE WHILE KEEPING YOUR DAY JOB, a play about Occupations, on Saturday August 19, at 7 PM at Green Point Studios, 260 Java Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11222 City. The performance will be part of “TREMORS”. “TREMORS” is an art  show exhibiting socially conscious artwork interpreting the […]

Five years ago I wrote of the loss of the best illegal bike ride in New York City. It was a really long ride one could take along Belle Harbor, from Riis Park to the Nassau County line at Atlantic Beach Bridge. It was technically illegal because much of the ride passed along a boardwalk […]

I get no joy from warning people about what global warming is doing to the planet. I think I’m getting into what might be called the Elizabeth Kübler-Ross trap. Kübler-Ross admitted in her writing that the caregiver who must speak to the patient and the family when the condition is terminal will never be able […]