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a special motherly love

November 24, 2017 / File under > Podcast

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.

TO LISTEN, CLICK HERE.

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Read it forward interview

November 24, 2017 / File under > Kanye West Owes Me $300

I spoke with Read It Forward about my book, now in paperback, and the skill of rap battling.

TO READ, CLICK HERE.

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the burbs live read cast

November 24, 2017 / File under > Uncategorized

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!

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All Fantasy Everything

September 7, 2017 / File under > Podcast

I was a guest on Ian Karmel’s great All Fantasy Everything podcast, and we drafted one word movies. I went with a real theme.

Listen by CLICKING HERE.

The burbs live read

September 4, 2017 / File under > Live Read

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.

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2017 ESPYs

July 22, 2017 / File under > Writing

Thrilled to have written again on this year’s ESPYs with host Peyton Manning! Check out his perfect monologue, that is mostly perfect because he practiced it 120 times.

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She’s The Man Live Read

July 22, 2017 / File under > Live Read

Brought back the Live Read show to UCB for some time with an early script of She’s The Man. The cast included Lauren Lapkus as Amanda Bynes, Paul Scheer, Danielle Fishel, Drew Tarver, Rebecca Black, Brian Logan Dales and many more. Keep your eyes open for the next Live Read on August 10th to pop up on the UCB website. They sell out fast!

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a special motherly love

June 27, 2017 / File under > Podcast

On a new episode of Motherly Love, I sit down with my mom to talk about her experience with rape and why she waited 40+ years to come forward. It’s a very important episode to me, and a glimpse into the questions people always have for rape victims.

To listen, click HERE.

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Jennifer hudson drop the mic!

June 20, 2017 / File under > Drop The Mic
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The Late Late Show travelled to London for a week of shows, and James squared off against Jennifer Hudson in a bit of Drop The Mic. I wrote James, Eliza Skinner took on JHud and battler Shuffle T was our overseas coach. Enjoy!