Coffee shops are littered with those who tried to make it as writers and hip L.A. bistros are filled with actors waiting tables with stars in their eyes. It's been said a million times that making it in any creative field is tough -- and not for the weak. And that's where an actor for Seinfeld steps in and really shines a light on it ...Read More
It was one of those days ... The second I walked through the front door from a long day at work, it was one piece of bad news after another. I had no idea what was really waiting for me under my lawn...Read More
These are writing tips from some of the greatest to ever live. Some are tough to accept, others funny, but in my decades of writing and creating content, they're all true and necessary to accept if you really want to write professionally.Read More
Divorce is something that you should avoid at all costs. The grass is not always greener. Your kids will suffer no matter how well you think you've worked it out, your friends will suffer, and your family will suffer. Most of all, you will suffer in ways you never thought - even if you're the one pushing for it. It is a tragedy on par with a death in the family.
Here are the things no one ever tells you about divorce.Read More
Our house also seems to be utter chaos at all waking hours; someone is always in costume, half-finished kid projects strewn about, and we're by far the loudest house on the block.
True to form, last night ... there was an incident.Read More
This is where digital content is headed ...Read More
One of the coolest jobs I’ve held was as a writer for an Xbox football game. It was a shitload of work, but I was able to write a ton of words in a minimal amount of time, make football my life and work in Hollywood auditioning and directing actors in the studio. Pretty cool. Like any other job there were parts that sucked, but that’s another story for another time. This story is about learning humility from a member of “The A-Team.” Yes, that A-Team.Read More
I was trying to teach him a life lesson. How many parenting fails have started out like that? Most? Boy #1 is a pretty easy kid. He’s always in a good mood, up for anything, does what he's told (most of the time), loves people, and is a joy to be around. A couple of years ago he asked Santa for a Nintendo DS and was really hoping the fat man would deliver on Christmas morning.Read More
In what seems like forever ago, and it may be, I hosted a talk show with my buddy Phil. We were lucky enough to interview one of our TV idols from the 80’s: Ralph Malph from Happy Days. Better known to his family as Donny Most —actually I think he goes by Don now. While some will say, "So ... ?" You have to remember, when someone was that big during your childhood, it's a big deal. Bigger than almost any other celebrity not named Bill Murray.Read More