I was asked why do I tear up when I see someone win, or lose, or simply compete at the Olympics? I answered: not because I am a man, a Canadian, but because I am human. Understand, it’s not the race, game, competition being watched; it is the person who sacrificed … Continue Reading Emotional Olympics
I was just reading Jim Wallis’ article in the Huffington Post entitled: Zero Tolerance: Trump, Schwarzenegger, and Strauss-Kahn” I’ll step back to 1991. I registered for a secretarial course at a Vancouver college. For eight months I was one of two men in the course. As a man, it was … Continue Reading Keep It In Your Pants, Can You Do That?
A Disclaimer: this is very graphic and not for readers below the age of 18. Addendum: I’ve added a companion video (one scene from my feature film “Abridge” that I wrote/produced/directed/edited back in 2006). This is not based on any one person I know but an amalgamation of women I’ve … Continue Reading I Left My Body (from my book of short plays: Memory)