Maybe I Can Swindle a T-Shirt Out of Her

My awesome wife Mandy got some exciting news over the weekend, and it was officially announced today, so now I get to go ahead and brag about it: Mandy is the newest member of Chicago’s premiere horror theatre company, WildClaw Theatre. WildClaw produces my...

Positive Habits and Dragon Feet

I’m on another kick to write more. So be warned. I’m gonna try to post stuff here more regularly. I’ve been reading a lot of writers’ blogs and marveling at the quantity of the content they manage to produce. John Scalzi, for example, somehow...

Time to Lose the Doughnuts

I am not proud of the doughnuts. About two months ago this guy I know, Aaron, posted a thing on Facebook. It was one of those blanket statements, something along the lines of, “Eat better. Exercise more. It’s that simple.” I don’t know what...

July Updates

Today I join rehearsals for The Crownless King, the first show of the new season for the House Theatre of Chicago. This fantasy story is Part II of a cycle of plays begun last year with The Iron Stag King, about the adventures of young Casper Kent and his quest for...