The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

Tag Archives: generation gap

‘Circle’ Jerk

Cheesy “acting” and ham-fisted technophobia make one want to delete this film as soon as possible.

Sunday, 30 April, 2017 · 2 Comments

‘John’ Dope: Annie Baker at ACT

Annie Baker couldn’t commit to writing one play, so she combined all of them into one interminably long ACT production.

Sunday, 19 March, 2017 · 1 Comment

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

Just another Tuesday

None of us will forget that September morning. But there’s an entire generation that didn’t live through it.

Wednesday, 12 September, 2012 · 3 Comments