Tag: Friends

  • No Love from WOM World, but Props from an Unexpected Source

    So I’ve been waiting on a trackback from Nokia’s WOM World to my last post about what the company needs to do to beat the coming iPhone invasion. It looks like I won’t be getting it — I guess I can understand, as their site doesn’t really have a “rant” category. Still, I was hoping […]

  • Meet Renée Summerfield

    Here’s the fabulously talented Renée Summerfield, one of the actors who will be taking the school show that I’m directing out into the world next week. Joining her will be Santino Paglia, a student plucked straight from my Second City Conservatory Class. He doesn’t have a website to call his own yet—not even a MySpace […]

  • Friends in Faraway Places

    One of the few regrets from my trip to Tokyo last winter was that I didn’t pick up a souvenir keitai strap of Docomodake, the freaky mushroom-like mascot of NTT DoCoMo. But thanks to an extremely kind gesture by fellow blogger Roy I now have one in my possession, pictured here dangling from my trusty […]

  • Drowsy Chaperone a Sleeper Hit at Tonies

    (Drowsy circa 1999 at Theatre Passe Muraille…) Kudos to all the folks involved at one point or another with what will forevermore be known as the Tony Award-Winning Broadway hit The Drowsy Chaperone. I myself was a bit surprised that they didn’t win the hardware for Best Musical. I’m guessing that the powers-that-be switched the […]

  • The Joy of Comedy

    Though it’s really a sheer coincidence of timing, I’m gonna call the part The Williamson Playboys gave me in their radio pilot yesterday another birthday present. What a joy it was to muck around in a studio with a bunch of really talented people, all trying to make each other laugh. If even half of […]