27 03, 2017

To Sketch, or Not To Sketch

By | 2017-03-27T05:50:11+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Something happens to me sometimes when I am drawing or painting; I have a realization about acting. They are related activities, of course, just very different kinds of art. Painting and drawing are more or [...]

10 03, 2017


By | 2017-03-10T22:37:08+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

My old friend, actor/screenwriter Jim Ritz used to have an expression when speaking of celebrities that were famous not due to talent, but to other circumstances; they were members of the “Hall of Luck”. Real [...]

1 03, 2017


By | 2017-03-01T22:21:19+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Meskimen's Law is a thing. I discovered it by accident years ago– it was on one of those daily tear off calendar pads, with a quote for the day, and there it was: Meskimen’s Law. [...]

20 12, 2016

RICH LITTLE: The First and The Best

By | 2016-12-20T22:12:38+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Rich Little, the First and Best By Jim Meskimen It’s true that the first person to excel at anything has a distinct advantage over those that follow. But in the case of impressionist Rich Little, [...]

27 11, 2016

The View From Here

By | 2016-11-27T23:54:20+00:00 November 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

As the bitter smoke from the recent election clears (or as smoldering ashes flare up and expel bitter smoke again and again) it seems from where I sit that although we, as Americans and citizens of [...]

1 11, 2016


By | 2016-11-01T17:45:29+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Is there anything more irritating than an unwanted “auto-correct” from your phone or computer? You just want to text your friend Mercedes that she made you laugh, and auto-correct “suggests” that “Muscle-relaxant, you are a [...]

28 09, 2016

Who’s Ordering Me Around?

By | 2016-09-28T19:09:57+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

We have to take orders, of course, all the time. From bosses, naturally, but also our spouses, friends, law enforcement, government agencies, etc. We’d all probably rather we give orders than take them, but we [...]