‘Batman vs. Superman’ Trailer – Second Opinion

(sipping tea…) My gut tells me if Bale was in this trailer, I’d be all over this.  My gut also tells me that it was the right decision by all parties to move in a new version of the Dark Knight. I’m very biased since this week since I’ve started rebuilding my own body, but […]

My Representative

  I made a deliberate choice not to speak on 9/11 this year.  I’ve expressed my feelings before here and in other places, and I knew on this anniversary there would be many other voices. My friends on the ‘My Fellow American’ project continue to do good work and bring in the heavy hitters to […]

American Muslim, Volume IV

  I’ve talked a lot about what I am, and not much lately about what I do.  I’ve been treated to some pleasant news which through sheer coincidence of timing came while I’ve been fasting. The last script that I wrote was a semi-autobiographical story about growing up as a Muslim in pre and post […]

A Day Later

When something dramatic happens, I try (if I can) to wait a day before really reacting to it.  The gut reaction is usually the right one, but emotions can severely cloud judgment as well. So to go from the initial reports (‘The President is making an announcement, and it can’t wait until tomorrow’) which create […]