The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

Christmas Movie Round-Up 2019

A Christmas screen-hop features Black Power, White romance, and Sci-Fi. Guess which one I loved?

Friday, 27 December, 2019 · 2 Comments

Dream Girl: ‘Helen’ at Theatre of Yugen

Yugen’s latest is both a modern and classical examination of the infamous “face that launched 1,000 ships”.

Wednesday, 3 April, 2019 · 1 Comment

Spellbinding: ‘Some Enchanted Evenings’ at The EXIT Stage Left

Two of the most important names in Bay Area independent theatre share the joy of storytelling over the course of one hour.

Tuesday, 12 March, 2019 · 1 Comment

War Stories: ‘Battlefield’ at ACT

The heavy themes of the classic text are lost in this muddled new production at the ACT.

Monday, 8 May, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thank the Demi-gods

Well-rounded characters, fantastic songs, cultural sensitivity make this a winner for the Mouse House.

Tuesday, 17 January, 2017 · Leave a comment

Not the ‘Man’ I Know and Love

DC’s first attempt to go up against the MCU is a depressing reimagining of the greatest superhero ever.

Wednesday, 10 July, 2013 · 4 Comments