Wasteland

In The Waste Land Between a Day Job and Dream Job

Just across the freeway from my professional wasteland is Kerner Blvd. where Industrial Light and Magic once was and where I let my mind wonder while contemplating my own feature film, Pill Head.

It’s Never Too Late to Be What You Might Have Been

George Eliot writes "It's never too late to be what you might have been” and a century and a half later, Rebecca Mead, in a New Yorker essay titled Middlemarch and Me tries to find the origin of the quotation, which she first read on a refrigerator magnet.

Keep the Aspidistra Dying: I’m an Artist Not a Creative Entrepreneur

When you’re a broke-ass-art-person, there’s about million podcasts and blogs and online courses encouraging you to create podcasts and blogs and online courses to help monetize your creative process by sharing it with other artists who, in turn, will create more podcasts and blogs and online courses. It's time to stop...

Transmedia, Worldbuilding and Weird German Words

Remember when the entertainment industry was pushing the term “transmedia?” Yeah, neither do I but how do we refer to the technique of telling a single story or story experience across multiple platforms?

That Time My Fear of Artistic Inauthenticity Met The Fear Doctor

Wherein I face my fear of artistic inauthenticity by visiting The Fear Doctor, Hunter Franks, and getting a prescription for what ails...