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Entries from October 2011

The Magic Lantern

October 26th, 2011 · No Comments

I drew this directly onto prepared film, and projected it with a classroom film strip projector, for an Ullage Group event about technology.        

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The Clowns and Mr. Beckett

October 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment

On December 11, 2010, I joined Bill Irwin at the Westport Country Playhouse, in Connecticut, for a show called The Clowns and Mr. Beckett.  Bill performed a couple of Beckett monologues; we read some passages from the novels; and, somehow, also worked in some of our own solo and duo material.  I also sang a […]

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October 25th, 2011 · No Comments

I played a bit part as a character called “Lute Guy” on the eighth episode of the TV show Ed. This was back in 2000; the episode was called “The Whole Truth.” I guess it’s still airing somewhere, as I get occasional residual checks.

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Bimbo & Bombo

October 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I wrote “Bimbo & Bombo” back in 2003, after a visit to the Alchemical Museum in Kutna Hora, in the Czech Republic.  I read it occasionally at readings; and toyed with the idea of illustrating it.  Finally, I did, in 2011, and presented it at a “Carousel” show.  Bimbo and Bombo travel through air, water, […]

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