The Note I Wrote when I Deleted My Facebook

Last month, I logged on for the first time in three years just to kill my account. Here’s how I told my hundreds of friends. Continue reading The Note I Wrote when I Deleted My Facebook

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Social Media writing

The following is a small collection of posts that I’ve been hired to create for the social media pages of various companies and organizations. Zackees (2014-2015) Property Connect (2014) 24/7 Inktoner (2015-2016) I also ghost-wrote 24/7 Inktoner’s tech-related blog (under the alias of webmaster “Steven Leigh”) from 2015-2016. The blog can be found here. More samples available upon request. Continue reading Social Media writing

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 might be a fantasy But its taught me to love So it’s real to me And I’ve learned that we must look inside our hearts to find A world full of love Like yours, like mine, like…” – “Home” from The Wiz, Charlie Smalls, et al. I’ve been drafting this final dispatch from the magical ‘Pub HQ since mid-September. I assumed it would be my final entry in December. Then… Continue reading In For a Penny: Only if You Mean It

In For a Penny: Playground Rules

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, a perspective on perspective. “[W]hat is it that constrains the individual to fear his neighbor, to think and act like a member of a herd, and to have no joy in himself?” – Friedrich Nietzsche, Untimely Meditations I think it’s safe to say at this point that every theatre person I know took some time out last week to read the Chicago Reader’s exposé on Profiles Theatre. (In the days that followed, Profiles’ AD Darrell Cox released a response statement on the theatre’s official Facebook page, but as of this… Continue reading In For a Penny: Playground Rules

In For a Penny: What do I Stand for?

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, wondering where he fits in. A square peg forced into a round hole. 3D render with HDRI lighting and raytraced textures. “The moment when someone attaches you a philosophy or a movement, then they assign all of the baggage and all of the philosophy that goes with it to you. And when you want to have a conversation, they will assert that they already know everything important there is to know about you because of that association. And that’s not the way to have a conversation.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson,… Continue reading In For a Penny: What do I Stand for?

In For a Penny: The All-Seeing Eye

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III SEES YOU. “O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention, A kingdom for a stage, princes to act And monarchs to behold the swelling scene!” – William Shakespeare, Henry V, Act I, Sc. 1 I was originally going to write this post about the similarities between professional sports and theatre – what with baseball season now in full swing, the Warriors kickin’ ass in the play-offs, and Wrestlemania a few weeks back (the latter would have included several nods to my ‘Pub colleague and… Continue reading In For a Penny: The All-Seeing Eye