Tag Archives: comedy

I Was a Professional Class Clown

My Real Memoir I cracked me up. And by second grade I’d discovered I could crack other people up, too. Note the key word there: crack. As in that which produces a rush of pleasant feelings and is highly addictive. … Continue reading

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Call Me Dr. Awkward

Photo by Charles Deluvio Thought for the Week I normally write something meaningful on Mondays, some bit of wisdom to help you get through the week. Not today. Today you can call me “Dr. Awkward” because today all my thoughts … Continue reading

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I Gave Birth to a Monster!

Above Left: Mitch at age 11 (embellishments his) Above Right: Mitch (age withheld) and Son of Mitch at G-Fest (2019) My Real Memoir I got pregnant when I was a kid! And not with human baby, but a monster! To … Continue reading

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Hello, God?

(See videos at end of this post) My friend Mina is proudly neopagan. What’s a neopagan? Good question. It would be easier to say what a neopagan isn’t, since they represent more of a subculture than a specific set of … Continue reading

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Best Movies of 2020

2020 was truly a game-changer. Among other public venues, movie theaters became almost invisible. Result? 2020 Academy Award nominees (which requires a theatrical release) are dominated by low-budget indies. Second, movie studios have permanently shifted their emphasis to a split … Continue reading

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My Monster Movie Comedy Goes International!

Notzilla, the feature film comedy I wrote, directed, and produced (an affectionate spoof of old monster movies) has finally become available internationally! It’s now in 60+ countries worldwide via Amazon Prime, Amazon DVD and (in some countries) YouTube Movies, Tubi, … Continue reading

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Gifts of Love and Laughter

Both of my multi-award-winning feature films Healing River and Notzilla are out on DVD.* They’re perfect for stocking stuffers or small gifts. And if you order right away, you should get them just in time for Christmas! Healing River, a … Continue reading

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Tips for Writers: The Serious Business of Funny

It’s been said that the only difference between Shakespeare’s tragedies and comedies is this: at the end of his tragedies, everyone dies, and at the end of his comedies, everyone gets married. A Midsummer Night’s Dream could have been a … Continue reading

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Is Halloween Evil?

It’s tempting to answer, “Sure, this year everything is!” But taking a post-pandemic view, the question is posed every year by a lot of well-meaning people… “Is Halloween evil?” Short answer: No, we are. Evil lives in people, not in … Continue reading

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How to Host a (Virtual) Watch-and-Laugh Halloween Party

It’s a pandemic Halloween. Probably not the best year for a live Halloween party. And trick-or-treating is pretty iffy, too. So what to do? Amazon to the rescue! They’ve put together everything you need for a Virtual Watch-and-Laugh Halloween Party … Continue reading

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