A couple years ago, I decided to embark on a new adventure—I returned to the world of theater after an absence of over twenty years. To be sure, it had not been twenty years since I’d last been on stage. Up until the end of 2015, I was the keyboardist and backing vocalist of HyJinx […]Read More Don’t Call it a Comeback: My Journey Back to the Stage
The game of Dungeons & Dragons has a long and storied history, one with as many twists and turns and as much drama as any decent campaign a Dungeon Master might dream up. Starting off as a few pamphlets of arcane rules made by wargamers for wargamers, the game leveled up through the years until […]Read More D&D: Art And Arcana: A Visual History
A few months ago, I had the honor and privilege of being part of a very special production of Heathers: The Musical. It was the first musical I had done in over twenty years, and it was an amazing return to musical theater. The experience itself was enriching, but even more meaningful to me was […]Read More Heathers: The Musical at Street Lamp Productions
It came as a bit of a surprise to me that one of my favorite classic rock musicians was scheduled to perform at my alma mater, Millersville University. The seventy-one year old Dennis DeYoung, formerly of Styx, hardly seemed like a good fit for a college music festival. But not one to pass up a […]Read More Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx at Millersville University
It’s no secret that D&D has experienced a renaissance in recent years. The latest edition (5th, if you’re counting) is a smashing success, selling more copies of the Player’s Handbook than any other modern edition (3, 3.5, or 4). It’s a YouTube and podcast sensation as well, with many players streaming their games, including celebrities. […]Read More So You Want to Learn Dungeons and Dragons?
Those of you who know me know that I’m a big comic book geek. I’ve read comics since I was a kid, and I still do and I don’t apologize for it. There is something magical about the medium, and about the heroes and villains that populate those four-color worlds. Superhero stories can be dramatic […]Read More Retro Review: Watchmen
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