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 of […]

(an evening of theater and discussion about global warming and what we can do–will be presented Friday 2/28 at Park Slope United Methodist Church) Park Slope United Methodist Church will be producing CLIMATE CRISIS! CLIMATE ACTION! The evening will include a performance of my play PLANET PHUCKETT this coming FRIDAY, February 28. Park Slope United […]

If you’re not familiar with the Nature Bats Last Podcast (and you’re paying attention to climate issues), you should be. Dr Guy McPherson (and co-host Kevin Hester) interviewed Dr. Paul Ehrlich, the man who became famous for telling the world about the Population Bomb. Ehrlich was just back from Australia and the sites of the […]

I know, I decided I wasn’t going to post after awhile. But I lied. This might be of interest to you. And if you are reading the tea leaves, this shouldn’t be news. This all reflects back on an episode of the HBO series THE NEWSROOM from 2014. Not coincidentally, it was the first interview […]

Originally posted on The Brooklyn Culture Jam:
Yes, that’s a MS paint button. Other than that, it’s all me.  I wanted people to know that if they missed my play PLANET HOSPICE (a theatrical romp through human extinction) at United Solo and the Ithaca Fringe and the Tampa Fringe (and most recently at the Tremors Art Show…

I know, in my post for Xmas I said this was the last blog I was doing when I talked about the Pliocene and our inevitable extinction. Many of you gave up on me. I wasn’t trying to pull your leg, but I’ve had a few days to think about reactions. Many of you said […]

I know, I said I was slacking off on writing, but I’m just sharing someone’s work and not composing an essay myself. My addition here is from a video first uploaded to Youtube in February. It’s a long view of where we are vis global warming and the dire nature of what we face. What […]

I started this blog (BROOKLYN CULTURE JAM) back in 2012. I did it after HOW TO STOP THE EMPIRE, a solo play I’d done for Occupy Wall Street ended up on YouTube and I started getting hundreds of Friend requests on Facebook. I figured this was a good place to publicize my plays and also […]