Ye, gods. I shudder to think. That would be called my 40s, and they flew by. What on earth did I do with them? I don’t feel like I’m any different, anywhere different than I was in 2009.
But the end of that year was when I was awarded a Creative Workforce Fellowship, which was an important step in my journey as a professional playwright
Reviewing over one thousand unique entries, and in chronological order, here are my Ten Best Blog Posts of the 2010s.
My Last Harvey Pekar Story (7/12/2010)
The day my five year-old son taught me how to mourn.
The Hobbit (12/11/2011)
Researching the events of World War One led to reconsideration of a book I thought I knew.
On the Scary (10/4/2012)
A winding discourse on what scares us, and how the worst monsters are real.
Before Sunrise, Before Sunset (9/18/2013)
Experiencing the first two installments of Linklater’s trilogy inspired a new work.
Guardians of the Galaxy (8/10/2014)
Our doomed desire to pass deeply felt emotions onto others through our favorite tunes.
Brian Chandler Cook performs "I Hate This" (9/9/2015)
Witnessing the transference of your story to another.
Theater of War (1/9/2016)
My job, in a nutshell, and the last book I ever loaned my father.
The Cold Civil War begins, and everyone is forced to choose a side.
Single White Fringe Geek (10/8/2018)
The single most helpful review I ever received was negative.
My Own Private Dramaturge (6/8/2019)
How we carry the wisdom of our fathers, sometimes literally.
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