The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

‘Fair’ Game: ‘Vanity Fair’ at the ACT

Thackeray’s classic novel keeps the Victorian setting and adds modern gender politics in ACT’s lavish new production.

Thursday, 25 April, 2019 · Leave a comment

Still Leaves an Impact: ‘Blasted’ at Shotgun

Sarah Kane’s notorious first play is still as gut-wrenching in Shotgun’s production as it was when it premiered 20+ years ago.

Saturday, 30 September, 2017 · 6 Comments

It’s not a ‘Party’ until…: ‘Abigail’s Party’ at SF Playhouse

Mike Leigh’s ’70s character drama makes for a mostly-lively revival at the SF Playhouse.

Thursday, 11 July, 2013 · 1 Comment

‘Trance’ Fusion

Danny Boyle directs this psycho-sexual heist-drama that you SHOULD NOT watch if you have epilepsy.

Thursday, 13 June, 2013 · Leave a comment