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Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Category Archives: Writing


Write Club is a monthly, literary bloodsport in which contenders face off against each other with 7-minute essays on competing topics. This was the combatant essay for “HIT.”

July 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Belaboring the narrative.

The mythology has two venomous heads.

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art History.

I pick up on a storytelling trick.

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mind the Map of the Mind.

On the origins of speeches.

April 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Burial.

I don’t know that it’s seasonal affective disorder. But this is almost always what it feels like.

January 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

“F*** it.”

Thoughts on the end of a Chicago institution.

August 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gone in 60 Seconds (2015).

Plays for the Chicago OMPF.

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gone in 60 Seconds (2014).

Plays for the Chicago OMPF.

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Words Out of His Mouth.

On Rand Paul’s plagiarism and his more despicable crimes.

November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Out The Side The Eye.

You cannot trust a theater that has no ghosts.

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment