This afternoon I snapped a photo of a rainbow in Manhattan over Central Park. I tweeted @NBCNewYork and they asked for permission to use the photo. My rainbow photo ended up in a slideshow on NBCNewYork.com titled “Your Spectacular Spring Photos.”
Earlier this year as a board member for the Institute of General Semantics, I was posed three questions: In what ways and to what extent can GS continue to assist in the development of society in the contemporary (e.g. PTSD)? What are the primary challenges currently facing GS? What should be/ could be the future direction of the GS? My response … Read More
This morning I found out that one of my SlateShots — a very short introductory clip tailored to masthead an Actors Access profile — was chosen for the first ever ActorIntro SlateShot Hall of Fame. My SlateShot — which mentions my being like the male version of Flo from Progressive — appears around 2:50 in the video. Links Hall of … Read More
A friend of mine turned me on to an article running in The Gothamist today, titled “Pizza-Eating Foot Race Returns to Tompkins Square Park.” And she pointed out that the guy in the photo atop the article — who looks quite deranged as he attempts to inhale a slice of pizza, I might add — looked a lot like me. Indeed, it … Read More
An essay I wrote this year redefining the field of semantics to better understand and define the field of general semantics was recently published in the journal ETC: A Review of General Semantics. The essay — titled “On Semantics and General Semantics: Redefining the Former to Understand the Latter” — appears in ETC Volume 70, Issue 3 and kicks off the issue … Read More
Today I stood in for Taylor Kinney for a confidential project.
Today I released the first videos of my new series supplementing the chapters of my book Long-Form Improv. The series is titled “Reading Long-Form Improv“ and it’s viewable on my YouTube channel. Each video is dedicated to a chapter in my book, and each fleshes out the topics in the chapter for even better understanding. I’ll be releasing videos periodically, so subscribe … Read More
The 2012 iNeed Awards were announced today, and my little web series with Mandy May Cheetham titled The Infinite Need swept the contest with 17 victories! I won for Best Male Comedy Performance, Best Male Improvised Performance, and opposite Mandy May Cheetham, Best Comedy Duo. (I won 10 awards if you count my producer and creative role in the web series.)
It’s been a fickle 2012 in terms of my website. Just when I think I find a design I like, I release it then I hate it. I’ve been giving more thought into what I needed in a site, and I think I found a design that’s suited for it. What you’re probably seeing now is what I’m going with. … Read More
The über-talented Lucy-Jade Norris hosts On Deck with Lucy, an interview series that features talent, trends, and tastes of New York City. She interviewed me for Episode 3, and here’s the video which just came out. In the video we cover my book Long-Form Improv, my all-improvised web series The Infinite Need, and the improvised sermons I do as the Reverend Raymond … Read More
This morning I ran the Philadelphia Marathon in 3:16:03. For a recap of my experience, read my entry in my running blog O’er the Hills.
Today I starred in a voting documentary filmed by vlogger Aimée Davison. The video may be found on YouTube here.
This evening I did a live radio interview for Lucy-Jade Norris‘s program On Air with Lucy. In the interview, we talked about the recent NYC Replacement Marathon that I organized while briefly touching on my book Long-Form Improv. Click here for the archived program with my interview.
Below is the wrap-up email I sent out to interesteds and participants in the NYC Replacement Marathon run at 8am on Sunday, November 4, 2012, in Central Park. The post below is slightly modified from the original email. UPDATED: 11/18/2012 Hello, all! Many of you participated in the NYC Replacement Marathon. Others of you emailed me and subways got in … Read More