HAMILTON is amazing. For those of you who've been living under a bridge for the last year, HAMILTON's a hip-hop musical about the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton written by Lin-Manuel Miranda (who also wrote IN THE HEIGHTS). As a writer, when I love something as much as I love HAMILTON--it's pretty much the … Continue reading CHARACTERS & CONFLICT IN HAMILTON
I came across this video essay about how Miyazaki creates great characters and wanted to share it with all of you. It's an excellent study that any storyteller can learn from.
I was a bit late to the party, but I finally did it. I finally watched THE WIRE. And, yes, it is the most amazing TV series ever. Talk to any devotee of the show and they'll give you the same reason as to why: it's just so REAL. Before I watched it, I wondered … Continue reading WHY THE WIRE IS SO GOOD