The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

Pick up the Pieces: ‘Spare Parts’ – 2021 SF Indiefest

Grindhouse flick with four chicks whose arms are chopped off for gladiatorial weapons. What else is there to say?

Sunday, 21 February, 2021 · Leave a comment

Playground Double-Feature: ‘Hedge’ and ‘Kano + Abe’

I spotlight two shows in Playground’s “Best Of” festival, both of which focus on Bay Area neighborhoods.

One is a hypocritical gentrification drama, the other is a creative (if flawed) crime story.

Friday, 9 June, 2017 · Leave a comment

Man Loves, Todd Kills: ‘Sweeney Todd’ at Ray of Light Theatre

Talented performers rely on their voices when the stage that hinders their movements.

Monday, 13 August, 2012 · 1 Comment