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We do. We really do.



Monday. Am I right?

Some Mondays are better than others. Sometimes Ana Gasteyer ‘Favorites’ your Tweet to her.

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Chicago craft beer brewers getting it done!

“We probably should have quit four or five times, but we were stupid enough or determined enough to stick with it…” 

- JASON EBEL, Two Brothers Brewing.

No salary for eight months?  Damn! My hustle seems anemic by comparison. Read and enjoy.

Five For Friday: A Photo Essay.


Photo Essay: Love of the Game 3

8PM. Time to go to work.

I’ll make a few mistakes tonight. I always do. “The master weaver incorporated the mistakes of his students into a larger pattern.”


A pair of Master Weavers. I get to work with awesome people.

Time to head home. At least I got to wear sneakers tonight.

Late night cut-ups & hiccups. Nonstop hustle. All for the love of the game.


- Jay

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Photo Essay: Love of The Game 2

Taking the train. I will probably enjoy some post-show cocktails.

Game Face.

Quiet before the storm.

My Office.

Ghost on the train. Headed home to my beautiful sleeping family. 5 AM comes pretty early…

Nonstop Hustle. All for the love of the game.

Photo Essay: Love of The Game

Late nights at the theatre, followed by…

…early mornings on set…

…hangover cures, and…

…finding the funny everywhere.

Nonstop hustle. All for the love of the game.

- Jay

Interactive Everything: Flexibility Within Preparation

 I bristle at the characterization of improvisation as getting on stage and “just making shit up.” But, understandably, I’m often asked how we “rehearse” for improvisation. It’s simple – we connect with each other and then make ourselves open to the whole wide world. Conduits.

Below are some photos from a recent rehearsal with a live band. It was a lot of fun.

Two Quote Tuesday!

Two Quote Tuesday!


“I love the recklessness of faith. First you leap and then you grow wings.”

- William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

“Fall, then figure out what to do on the way down.”

- Del Close

These are just quotes without action. Have you ever taken a leap (large or small) and hoped a parachute would appear? Did it? Or did you crash? Share in the Comments below…

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