Survivor and the Tea Party

Although I would like to be on TV, I don’t watch it. Bad form, I know. Sometimes, however, a show sucks me in and I go back to where I was when I was 13 and watching 25 hours of TV a week—enraptured and engrossed in drama that will not… Read more »

May 2010

Louisiana Tid-Bits

Here are observations from spending a week in Louisiana: 1. The best way to read a book is on a porch swing. 2. It possible to fry all types of food: from gizzards to shrimp to vegetables. 3. Alligators are road kill near the bayou.  4. The neighborhood areas of… Read more »

May 2010

Grandmas Battle it Out! Rosa vs. Carmella!

I grew up watching my grandmother stare out the window, commenting on the neighborhood kids passing by. "I don’t trust that one." After several hours she gave up her post and sat in her trademarked chair. This is usually when I would join her. Together we would watch a few… Read more »

April 2010

Golden Girls Party

Two years ago I performed at Murray Hill’s “Miss Lower East Side Pageant.” A performance event that encourages creativity that goes outside the box. I came up with a out-of-this-world character called “A-Squirta-V’Tina”, a drag king who was making their drag queens debut. Why not? The more outrageous the better… Read more »

April 2010

How Does Snookie Feel?

Yesterday The New York Times featured an article about Fashion Week called “Muscling In on the Front Row.” What was the issue? Well, there was a rumor last week that The Situation, Snookie and friends might grace the fashion world with their presence. Snooty high fashion meets overdone tans and… Read more »

February 2010

Plan of Action

This week I spent looking out for resources to help in my quest to come up with a better plan of action—more sophisticated and pointed than my usual. What I found is that there are a lot of opportunities for actors and artists to spend money (seminars, classes, workshops, more… Read more »

February 2010
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