Category Archives: Videos

I Hate to Wait!

(Video below) When Abraham was 75, God promised to give him a child. Twenty-five years later, when Abe was 100 years old, Isaac was born. Gee, why the rush, Lord? Hey, to God 1,000 years is like a day (2 Peter … Continue reading

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My Declaration

(See below for video) Who doesn’t love fireworks? As a kid, I loved to watch things burn. No, I wasn’t a pyromaniac. Just a boy. (Is there a difference?) I’d douse my old model planes in lighter fluid and stage … Continue reading

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Welcome to Church: No Luggage Required

(See video below) I first set foot inside a church (on purpose) on Easter Sunday 42 years ago. I was full of uncertainty. About what I believed. About whether I really wanted to be there. And about how to behave (as I … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

 Official Trailer for The Tribunal I’ve talked a lot about my feature film Over-the-Rhine, and about Notzilla, my in-the-works monster movie spoof  But up until now I’ve said little about my executive producer Mike Mergler or St. Michael Movies, the production … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

This little five minute horror thriller (home movie) was one of my first efforts at filmmaking. It stars my daughter Elizabeth and my wife Trudy (my other daughter Amanda was the crew). Should I have waited for Halloween? It’s a … Continue reading

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Easter Bunny Burnout

“Sheesh, the last week of Easter prep is the worst! There’s the Egg Orders to get in, the Delivery Route to plan. Can’t sleep, gotta finish the Kid List before…before…zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…” It’s tough being a mythical holiday icon.

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Be a Falsetto!

No, I’m not referring to the old HBO crime drama. I’m referring to the vocal technique epitomized by Mickey Mouse (originally voiced by Walt Disney himself), produced by using the soft outer edges of the vocal chords. It’s a natural, … Continue reading

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