Misc.

TAM, TAM, TAM!

If you follow me on twitter, you’ll know that last week I was using the TAM 2012 hashtag pretty hard, and having adventures in Las Vegas. TAM–The Amazing Meeting–is put together by the James Randi Educational Foundation and is a…

Hey, that’s not onstage…

I’ve tracked down some creative material the Twin Cities theatre community produced in 2011 that you may have missed or that wasn’t necessarily onstage. This is by no means comprehensive, but if you think something is cool and deserves to…

On Revealing and Mystery

The subject of the podcast revealing too much about a show’s plot and thereby ruining the mystery (and therefore preventing people from actually seeing said show) was raised last week during a twitter exchange. This is my ongoing concern, and…

Spin Spin Spin

I feel it’s a rare occurrence when you get a taste of a show that you’ll likely never see again. I don’t mean revisiting Hamlet by seeing another production, but legitimately experiencing the same show again and being reminded about…

Progress!

Currently I’m reading Michael Shermer’s Why People Believe Weird Things. So far it’s excellent, and while he was writing about science’s progressive nature, he mentions other areas that don’t share similar goals: Pseudoscience, nonscience, superstition, myth, religion, and art are…

Dark

We’re dark this week. Next week we’ll be back and featuring Joel Sass and an interrupting washing machine. Since you have free time on your hands that you may have spent listening to the show, I ask that you do…

The Free Belarus Project

On Monday the 24th, Upright Egg Theatre Co. and Commedia Beauregard are hosting a reading of The Belarus Free Theater’s Being Harold Pinter at Park Square Theatre. Skewed Visions has set up an extensive site giving all the details surrounding…