How White is Your Steampunk, or, What Color is Your Gurkha?

A couple of years back, I was talking to my friend Ron about the remarkable openness and diversity I’d just seen at a Steampunk convention, how they were so inclusive of age and alternate genders, so welcoming to people with disabilities, so celebratory of different body types. He smiled at my description then said, “It is remarkable. Sometimes you’ll even … Read More

The Statistician

Not much that’s creative or interesting ever comes out of an argument on Facebook. But “The Statistician” did. Along with several dozen other Seattle playwrights I was invited back in late spring to come up with a pair of One Minute Plays for a Festival at ACT Theatre. The producers had told us the theme was simple: whatever was foremost … Read More