The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

So… I finally saw ‘Hamilton’ last week

Through sheer lottery luck, I finally saw that show everyone’s been talking about for 3 1/2 years. Verdict?

Thursday, 16 May, 2019 · 2 Comments

2018: the YEar i didn’t give up

In which I find hope in the climax of this Batman’s-dick-of-a-year.

Saturday, 2 March, 2019 · Leave a comment

Shooting Blanks: The ‘Death Wish’ Remake

If White privilege and MAGA hats were movies, this would be their BIRTH OF A NATION.

Thursday, 1 March, 2018 · 3 Comments

Weeping ‘Widow’: ‘Widowers’ Houses’ at Aurora Theatre

A weak male lead and odd directorial choices work against Aurora’s take on this George Bernard Shaw classic.

Monday, 5 February, 2018 · Leave a comment

In For a Penny: Only if You Mean It

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III checks in one last time. My first time at the ‘Pub, Feb. 2010 “Livin’ here in this brand new world…

Thursday, 17 November, 2016 · 2 Comments

In For a Penny: You Can’t take it With You

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Image via Universal Pictures “[I]t’s a form of alchemy, of magic. It’s very appealing. I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been…

Thursday, 17 December, 2015 · 1 Comment

Cop. Out.

Want to know why Black people don’t trust police? Ask a Black person… like me.

Sunday, 24 May, 2015 · 5 Comments