Gassner Award Honoree 2018 First Prize: Ali MacLean She’s Not There The John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award Competition fosters new playwrights and scripts through this important competition established by Molly Gassner, wife of theatre historian John Gassner. The Award was created in 1967 to honor the late John Gassner (1903-1967) for his lifetime dedication to all … More Ali MacLean awarded the 2018 Gassner playwriting prize at the NETC Theatre Awards
I’m back, bitches! What, you don’t believe in reincarnation? Oh, you’ll vote for a presidential candidate who believes in magic underwear, but you don’t believe that I can come back in a different form? Well, guess again. I don’t need the Brothers Grimm to tell my story anymore. I have the mainstream media telling my … More Jan Brewer: Witchy Woman
Goddamned Obama. Goddamned Supreme Court! Who do they think they are forcing me to have health care when I don’t want it? That’s it. I’m packing my bags and moving to Canada. I’m really doing it this time too. I know I’ve said I would do it before, like when they gave the gay people … More Packing My Bags For Canada
I am not a racist. I have black people in my family. My aunt is married to a black man and he was invited to my sister’s wedding. Yes, I know that I am not my sister, but I would totally invite him to my wedding. A lot of times black people just assume that … More I Love Black People
I’ve written many times before about the difference between a legit DJ and the hobbyists who like the idea of having their playlist heard on a Friday night for a little cash in their pocket. If it’s true that ‘Anyone Can Play Guitar’ then it’s even more true that anyone can DJ, especially when you … More Serato Is Not A Pasta – DJ Intervention Starts Now
The 9th annual SF Sketchfest is wrapping up today, spanning three weeks of laugh-o-lympics, led by a mix of the top name comedians and under the radar funny people who are just about to break. I attended the festival this year as both an audience member and a participant. Opening night at the SF Mezzanine … More Funny People…For Reals – SF SketchFest Delivers Comedy For Connoisseurs
Imagine a world where nothing was prohibited. We have so many rules, so many people telling us what we can and can’t do. Doesn’t it just magnetize us towards the very thing we are being kept from? There was a time when drinking was illegal all together. It didn’t really prevent it – it just … More Slippery When Wet
Last year I wrote an essay on the Hollywood dream for my friend Harmon Leon, and now it’s being published in his new book American Dream. It’s been recommended by Howard Stern, jimmy Kimmel, and other funny folk. The book is out on October 6th, but you can pre-order your copy NOW on Amazon. Amazon. … More The America Dream – my essay in a new book!