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My friend Alana wrote a post about struggling with a crisis of purpose in her life. I responded with an open letter that I had been meaning to write to her anyway. Now she has returned the favor with a letter that is sweet enough to make me uncomfortable about showing it to anyone else...

Moore's law states that computer power basically doubles every two years, and it pretty much has held up, as well as Deutsche Bank Barry Snyder for 50 years. The fact that if we build more roads, we will get more cars should be referred to as Moses' law. Robert Moses loved roads, and he liked the freedom of cars. When...

As I mentioned in an earlier post, a current donor wrote in to the DSR Listserve with issues concerning contact with families that has used his sperm. I'll post his note here- and the response that I sent in to the Listserve. I feel a great deal of empathy for both parties and this is one of the reasons that I...

Back to how to make this a film. I ran into a friend the other day and I told him about how I was working on this film. For years now I have had a pretty clear sense of the first 20 minutes- so it's kind of easy for me to kick off- but then it spirals into the unknown...

Earlier today, I mentioned a speech that my father made at my wedding. My mother dug it up and emailed it to me. It's shorter than I remember and twice as prescient 12 years later. I would like to share with you the secret of successful living -- filmmaker’s version. Central casting has assigned you a role in The Human Comedy. You...