During this time of sexual assault and rape allegations, I sat down with my mom to talk about her own experience with rape, and a resulting abortion, something she kept secret for over 40 years. This meant a lot to me, and I hope it helps someone.
Thanks to everyone who came to, and participated in, my Live Read of The Burbs script! For those who didn’t make it, this was the glorious cast…
Ray – Timothy Simmons
Art – John Gemberling
Rumsfield – Kurt Braunohler
Ricky – Pete Wentz
Carol – Danielle Fishel
Bonnie – Angela Trimbur
Dave – Cory Danzinger (from the original movie!)
Walter – Jason Sheridan
Hans – Mike Carlson
Reuben – Mark McConville
Dr. Klopek – Mike Phirman
Paperboy – Mazin Elsadig
Officer Burr – Ele Woods
Stage Direction – Jensen Karp
Stay tuned for the next Live read announcement soon!
Join me on Sept 10th, at 7:30 PM, at UCB Franklin for the newest Live Read show! We’ll be reading the script of my favorite movie, The ‘Burbs, with Veep’s Timothy Simons as Tom Hanks. He’ll be surrounded by a surprise cast and it’ll be fun. CLICK HERE for tickets.
We released a slew of new pins at Patti Lapel and they’re all pretty special. Check them and visit PattiLapel.com now to pick some up…
My memoir, published by Crown and chronicling the million dollar Interscope record deal I stumbled on in my early 20’s, is NOW AVAILABLE as a paperback (with a brand new chapter and material), eBook and audio book. You can order it now at the links below.
Written & directed by Jensen Karp, Rudy & Des is a short documentary following two best friends who have a common bond in their love for pro wrestling, despite the fact that Des is completely blind and Rudy must announce every move and participant loudly for them to enjoy live events together. Their connection goes beyond body slams and piledrivers and helps define what friendship truly can be.