The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, actor, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

Category Archives: Creativity

Thank you, Regina King: 2019 Year in Review

My belated look at 2019 puts 2020 into perspective.

Tuesday, 7 April, 2020 · Leave a comment

Happy if She were Nappy: Thoughts on Storm, the Greatest X-Man

When the MCU reboots the ‘X-Men’ film series, here’s the one change they NEED to make.

Friday, 14 June, 2019 · 3 Comments

2018: the YEar i didn’t give up

In which I find hope in the climax of this Batman’s-dick-of-a-year.

Saturday, 2 March, 2019 · Leave a comment

Pillar of Salt: Looking back at the Best and Worst of 2017

Sorry, Frank – it was NOT “a very good year”.

Still, there were bright spots to be found.

Saturday, 13 January, 2018 · Leave a comment

In For a Penny: Only if You Mean It

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III checks in one last time. My first time at the ‘Pub, Feb. 2010 “Livin’ here in this brand new world…

Thursday, 17 November, 2016 · 2 Comments

In For a Penny: What’s in a Name?

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
“Well, that was bloody Shakespearean! D’ya know who Shakespeare is? He wrote the King James Bible!” – Gangs of New York, screenplay by…

Thursday, 3 November, 2016 · 2 Comments

In For a Penny: I Die a little Inside

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, waiting to be picked. “The problem is that those of us who are lucky enough to do work that we…

Thursday, 6 October, 2016 · 1 Comment

In For a Penny: The Numbers Game

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, ranking it up. We’ve all done it. It should come as no surprise that as much as I detest reductive…

Thursday, 22 September, 2016 · 1 Comment

In For A Penny: Accepting New Membership

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, on long term goals and short term contributions. “What is true of creed is no less true of nationality. There…

Thursday, 8 September, 2016 · 1 Comment