My full-length play The Gods of Silicon Valley has reached the finals of a play writing festival in California. I cannot reveal any more details now, but the winner will be announced in April.
Words can be very powerful in the hands of both the right and the wrong people.
This is an old image I found when trawling through my backup drives. I made it in 2008, when the iPod was still in vogue.
A short comedy sketch Performed by David Bornstein and Kyle Beek for Madrid Players “Fringe”, Friday 9th March 2018. Camera by Andrés Amoros
I now have GarageBand. This application allows me to create musical works of staggering accomplishment in mere minutes. I would like to share with you one of my creations, or children, if you will, for just like Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and subsequent mental breakdown fame, I consider my songs to be myContinue reading “How to become a rock god”
Vegan traveling in Europe is not easy, but neither is it all that difficult The big problem is that sharing food is an important custom in every culture, to a greater or lesser extent, and most food that is shared comes from animals. How are you going to get around that? The only way toContinue reading “How to travel as a vegan in Europe”
It should be clear by now that many governments of the world don’t give a fuck about their own people. If they did, they would provide basic healthcare for everybody, unemployment benefit for those who lose their jobs, and probably some safety measure to stop crazy people from murdering children in their schools. Here inContinue reading “Introducing GiveAFuck – The App That Cares”
A short comedy about carrying out a murder fantasy. 9 min read. A note on performance: while I have written one or two characters in specific genders, the only gender that is fixed is that of the victim’s mother. All other genders can be changed depending on the cast available. But please, no crossdressing forContinue reading “The Good Samaritan”
Re: Best Practices and Public Awareness/Safety Training Dear Batman: We are writing to you because you recently registered to be an auxiliary agent of the Gotham City Police Department. The Gotham City Code requires all law enforcement agents to undergo training in police best practices and public awareness/safety. Topics of this mandatory training include, butContinue reading “A Letter to Batman from the Gotham City Police Department”
We all know them, and most writers experiment with them at one time or another, a bit like how we all experiment with sexuality, or bad hair styles. The format is simple: the listicle is a cross between a list and an article, with an introduction that is so unnecessary that most people tend toContinue reading “10 Reasons Why Listicles Make You Feel Slightly Disgusted”