A small but influential “Blackbox” theater in Hollywood closed its doors tonight for good. This isn’t an unusual happening here in Los Angeles, in fact, small theaters “go permanently dark” with alarming regularity. …but this time it was different. This time it was my theater. By “mine” I don’t mean I had any financial stakeContinue reading “Fade Out”
Tag Archives: Tom O’Connor
Dawn of a new day.
This is what dawn looks like from my front door. I’ve always been a nightowl. Even as a child, I preferred to stay up late and sleep in. I know this isn’t at all uncommon, especially for Americans. Lately though, my nightowly ways seem to have magically shifted and I find myself waking up beforeContinue reading “Dawn of a new day.”
Used to the Muse.
By almost any standard, 2012 is off to a good start. Creatively I was visited, and a bit roughed-up by, “The Muse” all through the month of January, and I’m not complaining about it. Anyone who knows me knows that I’m not really a touchy-feely, new-age guy, but I’m having trouble finding a rational explanationContinue reading “Used to the Muse.”
Welcome to 2012
The new year is less than a week old and already plenty busy. Before I get to all that, I’ll do a quick recap of the year we just wrapped up. I would be lying if I said 2011 wasn’t a challenging year. Just like nearly everyone else I know, I dealt with a lotContinue reading “Welcome to 2012”
September News & Comment.
Greetings. In an effort to (for once) not bury the lead, I’ll let everyone know that the big news is this: One of my scripts has “advanced” through the competition in the Austin Film Festival’s top-notch screenwriting contest. My submission in the “Original Sitcom Pilot” category made it into the top 10% of entries (outContinue reading “September News & Comment.”
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