Frances Brennand Roper

Love and Human Remains

Playwrights on the horizon

In a recent graduation ceremony Jim Carrey shared this beautiful message: “You can spend your life imagining ghosts, worrying about the pathway to the future, but all there will ever be is what’s happening here, and the decisions that we […]


Counting someone else’s chickens will only get you in a scramble…

Hollywood, or more specifically the people of Hollywood, never cease to amaze me. We all want to be a part of the same business and yet we compete incessantly; even with our ‘friends.’ Elbowing, shoving, disparaging, hell… Even sabotaging others […]

walk of fame

The Walk of Fame

A closer look at what drives artists to walk the thin line between love and hate, life and death, greatness and failure. In the wake of the tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman on February 2nd, 2014, Hollywood is keenly […]

Heart in a hand


Yeah, right… For many of us, Prince Charming turned back into a frog, the magic carpet took us to the middle of nowhere, and just around the river bend was a white water rapid. Interestingly, if you look up the […]