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The Half Brothers Brand Old-Time Variety Show

I recently got a chance to direct a piece called The Half Brothers Brand Old-Time Variety Show, running through August 30 at Annex, described as: Neo-bluegrass trio The Half Brothers (Rick Miller, John Ackermann, and David Nixon) step through the ... More »

Much Preferred Customers

I've started a new Tumblr called "Much Preferred Customers," named after the Dissociatives track "We're Much Preferred Customers." More »

Tribute to Peter Falk

I got a chance to play the Narrator in a "Princess Bride" themed aerial show last weekend. The photo shows me in my Peter Falk costume, and is probably the last time you'll ever see me wear a moustache in public. More »

Thoughts for virgin 14/48 Kamikaze writers

With 14/48 Kamikaze weekend upon us, I wanted to throw out a few suggestions for anyone lucky enough to be a virgin writer this weekend. These are just things I try to keep in mind every time I sit down to write a new play for 14/48. More »

All Holiday Party 2012

We open the doors at 7:30, at 8pm we kick things off with Chinese New Year, and from that point until midnight, we celebrate almost 20 different holidays in succession. More »

When the Internet was small

There was a time in history when the entire Internet was sufficiently limited that publishers believed its entire contents & functions could be described in 817 pages. More »

The High Seas perform Cee-Lo Green's 'Fuck You'

The High Seas perform Cee-Lo Green's "Fuck You" barbershop style. The High Seas are Darren Davis, Brian Kinyon, Rick Miller and Scotto Moore. Arranged by Darren Davis. Live at Annex Theatre's Spin The Bottle, Dec 2, 2011. More »

Jalopies and Gin

I'm singing the lead on this piece, written by Chris Jeffries, recorded back in 2006. More »

In which I appeared in 'Details'

They came to Seattle to do a fashion spread with technology dudes and my promoters managed to wrangle me a spot. More »

Burn'em And Brainey's Twisted Circus

I was invited to direct a vignette in the 2nd annual Halloween extravaganza at the AND household in north Seattle, and my contribution was a twisted clown surgery scene where toy props like dolls and robot dogs - as well as fake intestines - were extracted from a helpless victim. More »

So Happy It Hurts

I'm singing the high tenor on this piece, written by Chris Jeffries, recorded back in 2006. More »

New plays, the Gregory Awards, the Annex gala & more!

14/48, the Gregory Awards (again!), and a brand new musical on the horizon. More »

I refuse to believe corporations are people...

A parody of this that I cooked up this a.m. More »

'Melodramatics' - a collection of plays for Kindle

I recently put together a collection of plays for the Kindle format.  It's called Melodramatics - it contains 14 of my favorite short plays (including almost all of my 14/48 plays) from the last decade or so, plus my three full length plays (interlace [falling star], When I Come To My Senses, I'm Alive! and Duel Of The Linguist Mages). More »

'When I Come To My Senses, I'm Alive!' in New York

Harlequin Productions of Cayuga Community College in upstate New York will be producing my play, When I Come To My Senses, I'm Alive! the weekends of March 17-19 and 24-26, 2011. More »

Gregory Awards 2010!

In a completely unexpected twist, I have been nominated in the "Outstanding Playwright" category for the 2010 edition of the Gregory Awards! More »

The Coffee Table (season one)

After years away from the web video world, I am super stoked to be in post-production on a new sci-fi comedy web video series! The Coffee Table will be fifteen 5-minute episodes about a family that discovers that their new coffee table is actually an ancient alien artifact, and they inadvertently activate it, sending their entire house hurtling through the void. More »

Thoughts on 'Inception'

Very flawed, but very enjoyable. More »

So long to Comfort Music

After six years, say goodbye to Comfort Music. More »

Upcoming events through May

A few exciting events happening in the near future: My new play, When I Come To My Senses, I'm Alive! is opening April 23rd at Annex Theatre, directed by Macha Monkey's executive artistic director and long time pal of mine, Kristina Sutherland. ... More »

Upcoming events

Global Ignite Week, Spin The Bottle, and more. More »

ECS @ 60 Seconds Max

A new version of Elegant Catastrophe Singers appeared recently at Annex Theatre's "60 Seconds Max" edition of Spin The Bottle, in which 50+ performers were given no more than 60 seconds to perform in rapid fire succession. More »

Mark Siano & The Freedom Dancers: Oct 9 & 10

"Mark Siano and the Freedom Dancers will take audiences back to an era when music was softer and fashion was louder - and when dancers had the power to move space and time." More »

New Ignite talk: 'CPU'

I'll be presenting a new digital fairy tale at tonight's Ignite Seattle, and then again this coming Friday at Spin The Bottle. The piece is called CPU, and is a cautionary tale about the dangers of modern neural malware. (8/3/09) Update: I also... More »

Upcoming events

The itinerary for the next couple weeks. More »

Comfort Music gets props

I've been writing a music blog called Comfort Music for the last 4.5 years or so, and it's nice to get a little shout out from the blogosphere after all that time: I was included in Little Gray Pixel's list of top 10 music sites, amidst some pretty good company. More »

See me in 'Kid Simple'

Come see me in Kid Simple, an excellent modern fairy tale about a girl who invents a machine for hearing sounds that can't be heard. More »

Music: 'Old-Fashioned' by Paraform

My life's work is complete - I have finally been sampled in a trance track. More »

In search of Pukka

Let this post be the unofficial landing page for the one album that Pukka left behind for the world to discover, an album called Space Is My Accomplice. Today, I am also their accomplice. More »

Review: Sasquatch Music Festival

A review of every single artist I checked out at the Sasquatch Music Festival earlier this year. More »

Upcoming events in August & September

The itinerary for the next several weeks and slightly beyond. More »

Upcoming events in June

The itinerary for the next several weeks and slightly beyond. More »

14 days

In which I attempt to recount the events of two intense weeks of hot hot creative creative action action in May of 2008. More »

Artists & 'true fans'

Kevin Kelly recently posited that a core group of "true fans" in today's day and age could keep an artist afloat outside the world of mass market promotions and contracts. Ambient artist Robert Rich is living that life, and produced a wonderful response to Kelly's assertions. More »

intangible method @ Spin The Bottle

If you missed my performance of "intangible method" at ETech (like, oh, 98% of the people at that conference), you can catch it Friday, April 4th, at Annex Theatre's late night cabaret, Spin The Bottle. The show starts at 11:00 pm at our new space: 1100 E. Pike St (on 11th Ave. at E. Pike). Admission is still only $9! More »

Elegant Catastrophe Singers @ Spin The Bottle

My acappella group, Elegant Catastrophe Singers, will be appearing this Friday night at Annex Theatre's monthly cabaret, Spin The Bottle. We'll be performing two songs: an original tune entitled "Voicemail," and of course, a two-part arrangement of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean." What's not to love? More »

intangible method @ Ignite ETech

If you're planning on attending the upcoming ETech conference in San Diego, don't miss the Ignite talks that are happening Monday night, March 3rd, at 8:30 pm. I'll be performing a 5-minute adaptation of my short story "intangible method," using nothing more than 20 slides, photos by Jen Moon, and the modeling skills of CHERUB alumnus Brynn Hambly to tell the tale of a young woman who discovers first-person video footage of her own life is being posted to YouTube from the future. More »

What The Funny @ Northwest Film Forum

After wrapping up CHERUB, the intrepid production house Caution Zero Network went to work on its second Internet video series: an 11-episode, 114 minute serial called What The Funny. Join us for a screening on March 1st of the whole series at Northwest Film Forum! More »

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