So much has happened that I don’t know where to begin. So I will start with THE MAN WHO WASN’T THERE launch party at Annie Bloom’s Books last Wednesday night. How can I thank all of you enough? Tons of people attended, Tons of books were sold, and it was just so much fun! This […]

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There is no more trusty an old nugget than Thornton Wilder’s play Our Town. Many of us endured the reading of it in 8th or 9th grade. I don’t recall when I read it, but it was not easy going. Whatever your opinion of the play, it is likely based on ancient history. There is nothing […]

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Those who attend Artist Repertory Theatre’s season opener, The Understudy, will find themselves privy to the most misbegotten rehearsal in the history of theatre. This is no exaggeration. Three players playing two actors and a stage manager rehearsing a fictional Franz Kafka play. A theatre with a ghost in the machine. Absurdity. But isn’t that what Kafka’s all […]

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1928. It is the best of times–after Repeal and just before the stock market crash in 1929. Stock brokers are still regarded as respectable people; hemlines have gone up; social moors are changing faster than anyone can keep track. And an improbable mix of characters board a glamorous ocean liner bound for England from New York […]

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Here is the latest on THE MAN WHO WASN’T THERE. In addition to being up on many of the e-book sites (amazon, barnes&noble, etc.), my new e-book has already garnered one very positive review. A milestone for sure! If you are not yet able to find the book on the site where you purchase your […]

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It’s been a wild couple weeks behind the scenes as The Man Who Wasn’t There approaches publication. As we speak, the e-book version has been sent to various outlets–Amazon, Barnes&Noble, and all the rest. If you use an e-reader, you will be able to get it any day now, just as soon as the gurus at these […]

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We met at a location in inner Southeast Portland at an address I can’t disclose. I can’t even tell you who was there. It had all the trappings of a real cloak and dagger event. As it turned out, there were only poison and a gun. This, gentle readers, was my introduction to Anonymous Theatre Company. The company […]

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