Pursuit of a Dream

Pursuit of a dream

As a young child growing up in Australia, I often dreamed of either being a classical pianist or being on stage playing with a band in front of thousands of screaming fans. From about the age of 2 or 3, […]

Heebie Jeebies

Career advice from my 7-year-old gave me ‘The Heebie-Jeebies’

Life can be one hot mess. Any day can present us with a new mélange of frustration, fear and fixation with nothing to guide us to a safe haven. But it can also be a wonder. There are moments where […]

Girls playing in a fountain

Raising girls in Hollywood

I am the father of two girls. Evvy Delilah, 5, and River Gracie, 3. My daughters pick flowers, understand the power of crystals, prefer to be barefoot and love creating alternate lands filled with unicorns, alicorns and witches, who can […]


You never leave the Hollywood mailroom

You never leave the Hollywood mailroom. Trust me, you don’t. I know this because I just proved it this morning. My daughter is going to a performing arts camp and has her show on Friday. She got the part of […]

ATW May 13, 2014

Mad Men’s Ben Feldman On Ginsberg’s Surprising Moment [Vulture]

Q&A: Relativity President Tucker Tooley [Variety]

The Shifting Comedy Scene: Where to Find New Talent Online and In Person in LA [ssn]

THR Roundtable: Matthew Weiner, Vince Gilligan, Aaron Sorkin on Job Pressures, Embarrassing Sex Scenes, Fear of Failure (Video) [THR]

Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Films ‘Ida’ And ‘The German Doctor’ [The Daily Beast]

Cannes Film Festival 2014: A Preview [Huffington Post]

Fox’s ‘New Girl’ Cast Shares TV Upfront Survival Tips: ‘Don’t Sleep With Strange Women – or Strange Dudes’ [The Wrap]

The Final Season Of “Parenthood” Will Tackle The “Circle Of Life” [BuzzFeed]

A User’s Guide to British Mysteries: 7 Must-Know Detectives [word & film]


Mommy Yoda

I was forty-one years old when I had my son, and I had no idea how to be a mother. During those first weeks, I felt like I was on an Outward Bound expedition, dropped into the wilderness without food […]

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