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 […]

For those joining this site recently–I’ve been writing about Peak Oil and NTHE for seven years. But not intersectionally. If you know about Peak Oil, you can probably skip this. Peak Oil was first defined in 1956 by one M. King Hubbert, a respected geologist and researcher. He shocked the world by saying that oil […]

I’m back. I had plays in two Fringe Fests (Orlando May, Atlanta in June). I performed my new piece TWENTY BLOCKS NORTH OF THE ROCK PILE in Orlando, Florida. And then I went off to Atlanta, where I shared my updated play PLANET PHUCKETT!! I’m still pooped. Response to my work was… mixed. Apparently, bringing […]

Planet Phuckett (a theatrical romp through human extinction), a new one-person show about global warming and the threat of human extinction, will be performed at the Alanta Fringe Festival during the week of June 3-9. DATES: Thursday – June 6 | 11:00 PM Saturday – June 8 | 3:30 PM & 8:00 PM Sunday – June […]

I’m at the Orlando Fringe Festival performing my play TWENTY BLOCKS NORTH OF THE ROCK PILE. Three more performances before I head outa here. It’s a play about 9/11 and what came afterwards, and it’s based on the stories of my time and the time of my friend Ben. Ben came to some conclusions about […]

It’s easy! It’s fun! It’s snarky! It’ll put you in jail (maybe)! A FB acquaintance who probably doesn’t want me to name him put forward the following: It should surprise nobody that it’s probably going to take a court fight to get the full Mueller report on Trump and Russia (among other crimes) out of […]

I got in a dumb argument with someone on YouTube about a video. It’s about average for your fights on the Internets machine, but since some of the data might be interesting to you, I print it here as a courtesy. This is a story from the Financial Times of London: Short form: A company […]

Originally posted on Professor Jem Bendell:
“Grieve Play Love” is a 9 minute short film by Jem Bendell, set in Bali, released in March 2019.  The text of the voiceover follows below. A message from the filmmaker: “In early 2018, my life changed. I studied climate science again for the first time in 25 years…