Posted in July 2012

The Thing Is…

I have been tossing this around and around in my mind and the thing I find completely BOGGLING is:  Has Mr. Steven Sater, the Book writer and lyricist of “The Nightingale” at La Jolla Playhouse, thought about the irony of the casting controversy in relation to THE STORY AND MORAL of “The Nightingale” that he … Continue reading

In a place called Naboo, or mythical China.

So.  “The Nightingale.”  Where do I begin? I am an alum of the MFA program at UCSD/ La Jolla Playhouse.  I have many fond memories and a certain allegiance.  You could call it a filial love for the place where my inner artist was trained and nourished.  And so it was with great trepidation that … Continue reading

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

In a recent GQ article by Senior Editor Devin Gordon, who is a white man, titled “The Jeremy Lin Debate No One Wants to Have,” Gordon discusses how NY Knicks small forward, Carmelo Anthony publicly proclaimed that Lin’s 3-yr, 25 million dollar deal with the Houston Rockets was “ridiculous.” Never mind that the 8.4 million … Continue reading