Lin-Man, Hanks and other SNL treats

October 23, 2016 in Uncategorized

Leslie Jones & Tom Hanks (Photo: NBC/ Rosalind O'Connor)

Leslie Jones & Tom Hanks (Photo: NBC/ Rosalind O’Connor)

I think if I told my 14-year-old self, “In the future, you’ll be paid to watch SNL and talk about it,” his brain would have exploded and I wouldn’t be here with you now. Here are the first severalback-to-back SNL episodes, wrapped in tidy bows, for Vulture.

Oct 22: Tom Hanks
Oct 15: Emily Blunt
Oct 8: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Oct 1: Margot Robbie

Blur of the Edinburgh Fringe

October 6, 2016 in Uncategorized

Rash Dash's "Two Man Show." (Photo by the Other Richard)

Rash Dash’s “Two Man Show.” (Photo by the Other Richard)

A few thoughts and notes from my first Edinburgh Fringe. In a word, overwhelming. Easily could have spent the entire month (and all my money) there… but incredibly glad to have the week. And runningaround with the cast of Ghost Quartet and Eliza Bent was delightful.

Finding Magic, Skirting Angst at the Edinburgh Fringe