Tag Archives: television

#Media: You Only Don’t Trust Them When They Say What You Don’t Want To Hear

Let’s say there was a string of burglaries and break-ins in your neighborhood. Then one of your neighbors finds out and says to you, “Hey, there were some break-ins in this neighborhood. Please be careful. I understand that a few of … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: My Inspirational Trip To Universal Studios Hollywood

My girlfriend, Nellie, and I spent the day at Universal Studios in Hollywood as part of our very first trip (for either of us) to California. I’d actually be lying to say that I have never been to Cali before, but when … Continue reading

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#GameOfThrones and Other Popular Shows: Stop Apologizing Because You Haven’t Watched Them

When I was little, I would go to school and every other day, someone would ask a group of kids, “So who watched ______________ last night?” followed by the raising of several hands, to include mine, whether I watched it … Continue reading

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Why I Am Not Comfortable Asking People To #Pray For My Success

  I am a Christian. Far from a perfect one, but one nonetheless. I don’t speak about it much by choice. I am not “afraid” to do so, nor am I paranoid about everyone who isn’t a Christian trying to … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Why Reboots Don’t Intimidate Me As a New Writer

Reboots. They’re everywhere. I don’t believe I can get more than one week without hearing about one. Whether it’s a movie or a television show, I either hear of them myself or I hear people talking about them. Scratch that. … Continue reading

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#Racism, #Sexism, #Homosexuality…Stop Calling Them “Agendas.” It’s Called LIFE

As an aspiring professional screenwriter, I’ve always admired the work of Norman Lear. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, he is the man who was behind the classic shows such as Good Times, One Day at a Time, Maude, The Jeffersons, … Continue reading

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#Nashies: IF Connie Britton Exits #Nashville, Here Is Why We Should Respect That

Unpopular opinion coming in 5…4…3…2… I will start by saying this. I am a HUGE fan of Connie Britton. Especially as “Rayna Jaymes.” I can easily say that she is 90-something percent of the reason I watch Nashville and 100-something percent of … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Why I Prefer To Write Female Lead Characters

Many years ago, I took up writing as a teenager because I was very shy. I started with poetry, but as time went on, I eventually wrote books and as of the last few years, screenplays. Much of what I … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting:#Television Reboots – Strikes One and Two For the Aspiring Screenwriter

I saw this in my Twitter feed about an hour ago. I’m not entirely surprised and I don’t think many others are, either. We’ve been seeing a lot of reboots, both on television and in the theaters as well. Even … Continue reading

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#KristenJohnston: (PART TWO) Some Thoughts AFTER Reading Her 2012 Book “Guts”

So, if you’ve read Part One of this and you’re deciding to read this one as well, you either really like me or are bored out of your mind. Either way, I’ll try not to disappoint. Besides, my review of … Continue reading

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