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An Extreme View of Extremists

November 14, 2015


Since anything resembling MAN has walked the earth Religions have been created to answer questions, fill voids, and assuage fears. They’ve developed, evolved and devolved. They’ve believed in one thing, and then another. It’s no surprise that Religions and GODS are created in Mans image. People create GOD and Religions. People think of them and […]

Stay in the light!

January 26, 2013


I have a much beloved friend, one who inspires me daily, who refers to the kind of behavior I was dealing with last night, on the eve of the full moon, as “copper poisoning”. Copper poisoning refers to people who behave irrationally, express themselves in inexplicable explosions and cling to the most negative things they […]

How I Landed in Prison for 5 Wonderful Years

November 19, 2011


Here is the tale of how I ended up with one of the best jobs any actor could ever want on the hit HBO Show OZ. The actual story is a pretty short one and frankly it surprises even me. But before I tell you all about it, let me assure you that I called […]

Homegrown commercials don’t have to suck.

September 6, 2011


We’ve all seen those late night, local business homegrown commercials where some car dealer in a bad poly-double knit suit, often with bad poly-double knit hair stands in front of flags that flap in the breeze louder than his own words as he/she tries to extoll the virtues of the deals you’ll get at their […]

Seizing Your Own… it feels good, so do it.

September 1, 2011


There are times when anyone with an ounce of creativity in their blood simply feels like they’re not doing enough. I have friends in all ends of this business called “show” who bitch and moan that they have nothing going on, they see no prospects and they don’t know what to do. My answer to […]

A night with an ex wife, her high school crush and Ernest Borgnine

August 28, 2011


Some time ago, I think it was 2009, my friend Denise who does these kind of things invited me to an Oscar Party and gifting suite that was to be the kick-off for a new not for profit “The Believe in Dreams Foundation.” Well, I’m a dreamer and as I’m fond of saying,¬† “I do […]

The Day Geri Jewell Took Me to a Hooker

August 21, 2011


One day, my dear friend Geri Jewell (who you may know from The Facts of Life or Deadwood, or her wonderful new¬†autobiography “I’m Walking As Straight As I Can”) asked me if I wanted to go with her to a book signing. As I understood it, someone she knew had written a book about the […]