Character actors in the age of binge watching

Binge watching. If you’ve got Netflix, you know the feeling. If you’re one of the 7.6 million American households who’ve cancelled their cable subscriptions, in favor of DVD or iTunes or Roku, you know the feeling. Think of all those character actors you see EVERYWHERE across your TV dial. I’ve recently taken up binge watching […]

From Fitchburg to Amherst

As time goes by things that at once seemed distant, or perhaps perfunctory, claim an ever-bigger focus in one’s life. There are many reasons for this… principally life… but the death of a parent certainly can shape perspectives some. This year marks the fifth anniversary of my Dad’s passing. It also marks the fifth annual Kenny Paul […]

Downside: Is anything possible?

… and the BEST message comes from the folks at Desmadre.com. They produced their own parody of the Cadillac “Poolside” ad, focused on the dreams and realities of our Latino friends. Enhorabuena, Desmadre. Your “Downside” parody strips the ideals of the so-called “American dream” down to what matters. Thank you to Samuel Martinez for sharing […]