I wrote this at the start of the Iraq war (2003), and later made the short film. It’s been on my mind again during COVID-19 isolation.
Interior, three weeks later. Morning. Is A asleep on the couch? Does B enter with a bowl of cereal and a beer? Does B pour the beer on the cereal?
A: What’s the… uh…?
B: Roadrunner. Saturday. Nine o’clock.
A: Nine o’clock, Saturday?
A: I thought we had a, uh…
B: We did. Yeah.
A: Oh. So?
B: Nuclear fallout.
A: Oh. Right. Ok.
B: And we’re out of milk.
Alcohol affects the frontal cortex @ Sommer Browning
Sommer asked people to record themselves reading a poem from her collection, Backup Singers. I put together this video of the poem Alcohol affects the frontal cortex.
Every Other Day @ New World Arts
My first one-act play…