Unsolicited: I Don’t Want To Write This Blog Post

What? You’re actually reading this? Really after that title? Ugh, fine. I guess I better make it worth your while. How about instead of some trite bullshit about the artistic process I just tell what I really think: I don’t want to write this.  I could be playing animal crossing while listening to podcasts. I … Continue reading Unsolicited: I Don’t Want To Write This Blog Post

Unsolicited: Jealousy

Earlier this week I re-watched Mike Birbiglia’s second directorial outing, Don’t Think Twice. It’s a great indie movie about an improv team at a crossroads. They’re all getting older, their theater is getting shut down and one of their members gets a job at Weekend Live, an SNL rip off so on the nose I’m … Continue reading Unsolicited: Jealousy

Unsolicited: Fear

There are a lot of reasons artistic endeavors fail; lack of talent or training, a weak personal support system or terrible personality. Hell, sometimes good old fashioned bad luck sinks an idea. But in my very humble estimation, FEAR the single greatest obstacle to good art. In the words of the late, great Frank Herbert, … Continue reading Unsolicited: Fear