The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

At the Hour of Our Death: ‘4.48 Psychosis’ at Anton’s Well

Sarah Kane’s rarely-produced final work is the subject of a wonderfully haunting production by Anton’s Well.

Thursday, 26 July, 2018 · 3 Comments

The Stupidity Principle: ‘Heisenberg’ at ACT

Science has nothing to do with this poorly-written May-December rom-com at the ACT.

Thursday, 22 March, 2018 · Leave a comment

I saw ‘Black Panther’ last night and My Life is Better for it (My Non-Spoiler Review)

Black Panther isn’t “a hero who happens to be Black”. Rather, Black identity is central and crucial to the story of his fantastic first MCU solo film.

Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 · 3 Comments

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: 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

Bonnie, Clyde, and (a) Shotgun

Two strong leads command the stage in Shotgun’s staging of Adam Peck’s flimsy script.

Saturday, 28 September, 2013 · 1 Comment