The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

Don’t You think You’re Falling: ‘Gloria’ West Coast Premiere at ACT

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins leans too heavily on shock value and “death (wink, wink) of print” clichés in his latest show at the ACT.

Thursday, 27 February, 2020 · Leave a comment

Only a Fraction of an Idea: ‘An Octoroon’ at Berkeley Rep

Fine acting and great Berkeley Rep production values can’t save Branden Jabobs-Jenkins’ God-awful script.

Sunday, 2 July, 2017 · 3 Comments

In For a Penny: Mid-Year Intermission

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, keeping it together and taking stock. “Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” – Lewis…

Friday, 3 June, 2016 · 1 Comment