Short Film, BIG Experience

Recently, I was contacted by an up-and-coming director about a project he co-wrote and would be directing.  He expressed a passion in his vision that impressed me.  In my #YearofYES2021, I said just that!  Ryan Singer described his script for “Gold, You Idiot” as a western comedy.  The film features two down on their luck, … Read more

And Now…An Author!

I decided a few years ago to step away from the corporate world and try to make it on my own.  I had no idea then what that would look like.  Since, I’ve followed my dreams – all of them!   I tasked myself with some personal goals and projects.  I enjoy the freedom to create!  … Read more

What Does Country Music Do With Its Audience?

I’ve seen a LOT of praise for the ACMs and the inclusion, diversity, and overall exceptional presentation of an awards show. I, of course, did not partake because no one is paying me to anymore. I want to remind everyone of ONE thing… And this isn’t beating a dead horse’s mullet. He apologized. Despite the … Read more

“Transisters” by Jay Huling, presented by The Tennessee Stage Company

"Transisters" by Jay Huling

It’s a joy and an honour to be able to participate in the Tennessee Stage Company‘s New Play Festival 2021! The final show in the series is Jay Huling‘s “Transisters”, a play about a lovable down-on-his-luck everyman named Joke Cassidy (yours truly) , who has recently experienced some significant speedbumps in life and is willing … Read more

Blog Post: Out with the Old, In with the New

Goodbye to the “Voldemoort” of ALL Years “I really feel like this is going to be my year!” All of us at 11:59PM on Dec 31, 2019 Tweet Where does the time go? It seems like just yesterday I was closing my eyes and wishing away the Voldemoort of all years and hopeful toward a … Read more

Bank of Tennessee Commercial

Airing in the Tri-Cities, TN Market This was the first commercial shoot after the COVID-19 restrictions were lifted.  What a wonderful experience working with the brilliant minds at Creative Energy in Johnson City.  The talented folks at CE have done impressive campaigns for Bank of Tennessee, Pal’s restaurants (which SHOULD be a national brand), Texas … Read more

I’M ON TV, Y’ALL!

Quality Quarantine Crime Drama I haven’t owned a suit in years.  I’ve enjoyed wearing them, but my weight has fluctuated so much here and there the last decade that I never made the investment.  Plus, between slacks-and-a-polo car sales and nobody-sees-you-anyway radio careers, I didn’t have much need for a full suit.  When I got … Read more