Tag Archives: Rhonda Smiley

[SPOTLIGHT] Blowback, a Debut Graphic Novel

On the otherwise uneventful January 6th, Rhonda Smiley and I released our first graphic novel, Blowback. While this isn’t technically my first published comic, it is the first one available worldwide. And the first one that’s professional grade. It’s a … Continue reading

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[SPOTLIGHT] Stinkier & Dirtier

If you thought this post was going be R rated, I’m afraid you’ll be disappointed. Instead, it will be very much a G, since it’s about the preschool series, The Stinky & Dirty Show. This happens to actually be my … Continue reading

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[SPOTLIGHT] The (Award Winning) Stinky & Dirty Show

March 22nd marked the drop of the latest episodes of Amazon Prime’s Emmy-Nominated, The Stinky & Dirty Show. Now, I’ve talked about this show a bit before, so what makes this drop so special? Simple: Me! Well, me and Rhonda … Continue reading

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[THE MAKING OF] Bookish

So I started writing my first novel. It won’t be part of any future school curriculum. Well, probably not, anyway.  It’s not that kind of novel. It’s a fun novel.  An adventure novel. You know, for kids. While I’m on … Continue reading

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[IN THE TRENCHES] Rhonda Smiley: Novel Screenwriter

My frequent collaborator, Rhonda Smiley, has been a working screenwriter for years, both as a solo scribe and in partnerships. As one of the many little-known, but prolific, creatives in the business, she’s written dozen of hours of television, including shows like High … Continue reading

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[IN THE TRENCHES] Merch

We all love merch.  Stuff.  It’s hard to leave a concert or game without picking up a t-shirt or cap, maybe a giant foam finger. How else will everyone know you were there? We’re even compelled to bring home water … Continue reading

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[IN THE TRENCHES] Two Heads

Collaboration.  Not an easy thing to accomplish effectively, but the entire entertainment business is built around the concept, so it’s better to embrace the notion than to fight it. Seriously, you can’t fight it.  I’ve tried. Sure, some other art … Continue reading

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[THE MAKING OF] Sight & Sound Film and “Nightmare Mosaic”

Ah, film school.  I imagine it’s a lot different today than when I went through it.  For one – we shot and edited with actual film. Not quite chiseling on stone tablets, thankfully, but an entirely different experience than capturing on … Continue reading

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[IN THE TRENCHES] I’ll Get Around To This

Let me open by saying I was initially hoping to have this ready to post last week. Well, I may not be on time, but at least I’m on theme. Procrastination.  It’s quite the beast, really.  It can easily eat … Continue reading

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[SPOTLIGHT] Kuu Kuu Harajuku

Let me get this out of the way right at the top.  I’ve never met Gwen Stefani. Nevertheless, Rhonda Smiley and I have been writing on her show for a while now, and it premieres in the U.S. on Nickelodeon … Continue reading

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