Creative Control

Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Monthly Archives: February, 2003

“I only read Playboy for the articles…”

“…and boy, does she have articles!” That’s a dialogue exchange I came up with years and years ago and never found a place for in anything I’ve ever written. So … Continue reading

February 25, 2003 · Leave a comment

Any landing you walk away from.

In our top story, Staring Contest, or The Enemy in Orange was finished and turned in last Friday. I rather like it. It probably won’t even make the first cut. … Continue reading

February 24, 2003 · Leave a comment

Hearts and flowers and bloody martyrdom.

A Valentine’s Day couplet: Celebrate this day in its grand tradition! Torture to death a noble Christian! Thank you, thank you. So we arrive at yet another Singles Awareness Day, … Continue reading

February 14, 2003 · Leave a comment

Words of hope written on a cocktail napkin.

Maybe it’s because I’m currently reading and thoroughly enjoying Hunter S. Thompson’s incredible book Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail ’72. Maybe it’s because the last few episodes of … Continue reading

February 12, 2003 · Leave a comment

They call me The Punisher.

Well, no. But if I’m not careful, this is definitely going to turn into a War Journal. U.S. analysts, according to this article, are wondering what possible purpose Osama bin … Continue reading

February 12, 2003 · Leave a comment

Incorrect equation for a handshake.

The administration is grasping at straws again, trying to build a connection between Saddam and al-Qaida that so far they’ve been unable to adequately prove. So a voice “believed to … Continue reading

February 11, 2003 · Leave a comment

Duct tape and cover.

Back in high school, the majority of my involvement in theatrical productions was as a member of the stage or prop crews. I even managed to earn myself the tougher-than-it-was … Continue reading

February 11, 2003 · Leave a comment

The battle well and truly joined.

This morning, at a quarter til seven, I heard a songbird stretching its lungs. It took me a moment to realize that the streets at that hour have been deathly … Continue reading

February 10, 2003 · Leave a comment

The Sims “Things Fall Apart!” Expansion Pack.

In all seriousness, have Electronic Arts and Maxis Interactive not realized the profit potential [1] of creating a game in which the Sims are forced to deal with the threat … Continue reading

February 7, 2003 · Leave a comment

Unverified amounts.

Sometime last week, Homophobia was given a powerful ally in the form of–believe it or not–Rolling Stone magazine, founded by gay magazine publisher Jann Wenner. In case you missed the … Continue reading

February 3, 2003 · Leave a comment