So, North Korea. How did we get here? How did this problem develop? The correct answer is, "What problem?" There is no North Korea problem. Again, North Korea is a sovereign nation that has its own way of doing things. Just like America. US President Trump told UN representatives North Korea was a global problem... Continue Reading →

I recently completed a first draft of a half-hour pilot script. I immediately sent it out to two friends. I rarely share first drafts so quickly, if at all. Normally when I complete a draft, I table it with intentions to come back and read it in a week or two. During that time my... Continue Reading →

One of my oldest friends lives in Los Angeles and we never see each other. Here we are on the same soccer team in elementary school. I'm number 10. He’s just to my left. My friend and I grew up together in Memphis, TN. We played on the same sports teams, went to the same... Continue Reading →

I released the first episode of a web series last Wednesday. There. I said it. Web. Series. That's what Howard & Todd is until The CW picks it up. Until then, it's up to me and a few friends to get it in front of people. There's people in the world who do this— get... Continue Reading →

More than 190 Democrats in Congress joined together to sue President Trump on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. They say Trump is violating the U.S. Constitution by profiting from business deals involving foreign governments — and doing so without congressional consent. And they want the court to make it... Continue Reading →

When faced with ultimate defeat, we find the strength to carry on by reminding ourselves of the people, places and activities that make life worth living. It's a tried and true means to survive in literature and cinema. What happens though when that  list can't balance out the scales of the forces arrayed against an... Continue Reading →

I’ve never done a fictionalized podcast before, but I've got a film script that's sitting here waiting for its shot and I’m starting to think that shot might be in radio instead of film. The script itself is inspired by a Sara Teasdale poem. Old Love and New By Sara Teasdale In my heart the... Continue Reading →

I’m getting ready to break my 11th annual “fast” tomorrow. Every year from April 22nd to Mother’s Day, I say: NO MEAT NO DAIRY NO ALCOHOL NO CAFFEINE NO ADDED SUGARS Every year is different. I’m in a different place or my body responds differently. Some years it doesn’t appear to respond at all. Other... Continue Reading →

First you have to decide how you feel about this outcome. Is being bounced by the Spurs in the first round of the playoffs an acceptable outcome or an unacceptable one? I know it is the outcome, but we’re talking about setting the tone moving forward. So just for now, remove all the excuses. Is... Continue Reading →

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