Category History

Flirting with nuclear disaster: a play excerpt

This is me NOT at Hiroshima. A recent Clown setup, taken by Owen Long. I have come to the realization over the past few weeks that the Masters of War are flirting with mushroom clouds again. Even though we’re unleashing routine mayhem on the poorest people of the Middle East, we have a president who […]

The Girth Certificate

A meme that’s gotten a workout over the past few days: All related to the Trump Physical. There has been a lot of suspicion that Trump has been lying about his physical condition. Well earlier this week, Dr. Ronny Jackson gave an EXCELLENT rating for Trump’s physical condition, although there was talk that he needed […]

“Stopping the Empire” at the Tampa Fringe!

My signature play HOW TO STOP THE EMPIRE WHILE KEEPING YOUR DAY JOB will be coming to Tampa’s International Fringe Festival next MAY! Boost my ego by going online for tickets now!* (*tickets aren’t for sale yet. Wait til April 2018. Don’t worry, Sparky, we’ll have tickets for you!) HOW TO STOP THE EMPIRE WHILE […]

Flynn pleads out–things get ugly

    In April of 2015, I put up a post titled THE SEARCH FOR A MAN ON HORSEBACK. It discussed the fact that there was a yearning (identified by others) for someone to ride in, take command of the government and get rid of the ‘bad guys’, Constitution and law be damned. Little did […]

The Gummit drops the JFK assassination files

Today is the day the National Archives and Records Administration is supposed to reveal long-suppressed documents regarding the assassination of JFK. This has been mandated to occur for some 25 years, ever since a Congressional vote on the topic back in 1992.   I don’t expect much.  We really know about 90% of what we need […]

Hiroshima, 72 years ago today

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 […]

COMING TO A THEATER NEAR YOU IN NYC!

 * Assuming you live in Tampa and live near the theater I’m performing in A week from tonight I will be in beautiful Tampa Florida at the Tampa International Fringe Festival. The purpose of my visit will be to spread lots of laffs with my play PLANET HOSPICE (a Theatrical Romp through Human Extinction). It’s […]