Why can’t it be Scout’s story?

Let’s start with one clear, unalienable truth: I love Aaron Sorkin’s writing. I love SportsNight, A Few Good Men, Studio 60, and of course, The West Wing Seasons 1-4. I haven’t seen The Social Network, The Farnsworth Invention, or Steve Jobs, but I’m sure I’d love them. I mean, this is how much I love Aaron […]

Where do you find wonder?

I’ve been a bad arts person lately. I haven’t been to see a lot of live shows. A few years back, I lived for going to theater and dance and music. These days I’m lucky if I go to one show every couple of months. There are reasons for this. One is that TV is […]

Dear Arts Marketers…let’s stop counting occasionally

I’m an arts marketer. This means, among many other things, that I count things. Many things. Everything from website hits to YouTube views to people in the audience to number of times someone asks me “hey, have you ever thought of [insert marketing idea I’ve most definitely thought of]?”. My job is to somehow quantify […]

A grand western adventure

There are some vacations that, when they are over, however awesome they were, we are glad to get back to our lives. And there are some we wish would never end. Other than a twinge of missing my dog once in a while, my most recent western adventure is one of the latter. Together with […]

New York City like I’ve never seen her

Snow days. Let me state unequivocally that I love snow days, despite the stress they cause my friends who are parents, despite the fact that work-from-home technology has robbed them of their magic. I still love them. They are for cuddling, comfy pants, sledding, and hot toddies. They are for stews and soups and binge-watching, for slippers […]