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I made my first post a few days ago. One of the commenters was Alana Sveta. She invited me to use a song of hers for my movie.I listened and was blown away. Turns out that she was on her way from New Orleans to Brooklyn on tour. A few days after writing her comment, she was staying at my...

It's 9am on Sunday - father's day and I have just woken up. With our kids this is a rarity- usually I am up at 7:45 and my wife is up at 6ish.  I get up and take the kids to school or out to play and she goes back to sleep for awhile. Since it's father's day they are making...

It's an odd coincidence that I chose to start this blog a couple of day's before Father's Day. It's also ironic that ever since I started working on this my older daughter F's attitude and behavior have deteriorated so rapidly. While taking a break from thinking about this essay just now, I read a headline that screamed, "Obama Asks Men...

Until my friend Lois brought it up, I really hadn't thought about having been a sperm donor for some time. Perhaps it drifted into a conversation every couple of years, but it wasn't front and center in my conciousness. As I write that I realize that some-possibly many DC (donor conceived) -people might be hurt by that- the idea that...

At the bottom of this post is an op-ed of sorts that I have written that relates to a film that I have begun to work on about the nature of family. I have been taking notes and talking to people about the issues but i feel like this is a film that can't really form in a vacuum- so...

Before Ted Geisel wrote about Green Eggs and Ham and The Cat in The Hat, he was in the army making short hype films. Thanks to noted film preservationist Dennis Nyback you can now see them...

At noon yesterday, Whitehouse.gov was taken over by Obama's web team, and it's running on Windows ASP. How ironic that Obama's campaign site and change.gov had been running on an open source LAMP stack. Now that he's been officially sucked into the abyss of government, it's back to closed source systems. Let's hope the new tech czar shifts to OS....