Tag Archives: empire

A liberal meme I’m sick of

“Never forget that everything Adolf Hitler did in Germany was legal”: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Okay, I don’t want people to presume I’m dissing Dr. King. When this line appeared in “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” in 1963, it was surely inflammatory–as incendiary as anything ever said to a complacent American public. And it […]

Big Weekend for the Empire Play

So… it looks like I’m performing my play HOW TO STOP THE EMPIRE WHILE KEEPING YOUR DAY JOB at least three times in the coming weekend. Once will be on radio this Thursday, through Sex and Politics on WBCR. Phil Rosenberg and I will also be talking about my other work, including my play about […]

How to fight the revolution…

Just posted the video of my performance on March 18 as part of the Occupy the Empty Space event at Judson Memorial Church in Greenwich Village. The play, How to stop the Empire while keeping your Day Job, has had some 9,000 views on Youtube as I write this. I’ve performed it ten times since […]

Welcome to the Empire

This is a blog about a cultural response to living in the US empire. Last Fall, I threw in my lot with artists and performers who’d formed a small group in Brooklyn in support of Occupy Wall Street. Our group got named the Brooklyn Culture Jammers, and because there was a pre-existing group called Move […]