In Development

In Development

ExcellentNotion predicts what’s next in your neighborhood cinema.

My LA Stage Debut

My LA Stage Debut

I’m associate producing a play in Los Angeles, which means I serve the refreshments during intermission. I like to think I’m an integral part of the show.

Best of LA: Or What’s Making Me Smirk

Best of LA: Or What’s Making Me Smirk

Best Place to See Plastic Surgery: The Landmark Theatre at Westwood and Pico on Friday or Saturday. Apparently, older rich couples love a movie date, and this theater is close to Bev Hills, so get ready. I’m not talking a little Botox or a couple face lifts–I’m talking about full blown Mr. Potato Head. Then they […]

An Inspirational Story

An Inspirational Story

I’ve cancelled my subscription to Backstage because it’s just too depressing. The article that did it for me was about Peg Entwistle (with a name like that, you’d think she would have known her Hollywood fate). Backstage explained that back in the 1930s she’d left a successful stage career in New York to try the […]

Rain Apocalypse

Rain Apocalypse

Angelenos react to rain like most people react to an airborne toxin: stay inside and tremble with fear. Yesterday it drizzled, very lightly,but still I heard lots of, “Did you survive the drive?” The town shuts down completely; the unnatural presence of water in this desert is that unnerving. I’ve been stood up because of […]

The Re-Enactor

The Re-Enactor

With any luck I could soon be a re-enactor. A re-enactor reenacts bloody crimes or pivotal moments in a documentary. I could be on “I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant,” a Discovery Health Channel show. The show is exactly what it sounds like. Women tell their horror stories, “I had a cramp and then bang, […]