Wednesday, February 01, 2023

EP310: Getting feedback


Writing 101 is back in session. Ken discusses getting feedback — the who, what, and when of it. Valuable tips for making your script/play/novel/shopping list better.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

EP309: Location shooting in LA


After a recent Eddie Murphy car chase and crash outside his house, Ken decided to devote an episode to location shooting in Los Angeles. It’s one of the perks and curses of living in LA.

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Thursday, January 19, 2023

You're invited to me free play reading!!

 

The Westchester Playhouse (conveniently located near LAX) is considering a full production of my holiday play, ON THE FARCE DAY OF CHRISTMAS and has arranged for a reading of it on Sunday, February 5th at 7 pm. 
 
YOU'RE invited and it's FREE!!!
 
Unlike some of my other plays where I weave in social commentary and existential dilemmas, this one has none of that. I’m just trying to cram in as many laughs as I can in 90 minutes. And seriously, who isn't longing for the holiday season already?
 
I’ve put together a GREAT cast that includes Lynne Stewart, Harry Murphy, Elizabeth Saydah, Mark Hoffmeier, Leah Knauer , Arman Hovsepian, and Nancy Linari. 
 
If you would like to go, please reserve seats by going to this email address:
 
farcedayofchristmas@gmail.com
 
Here’s the theatre’s address:
 
Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave., Los Angeles 90045.
 
There will also be free snacks and beverages, a talk-back after, and we’ll raffle off three copies of James Burrow’s book. And it’s a Sunday night. What the hell else ya got going?
 
Thanks much. Hope to see you on Feb. 5. And you people from Europe, I really appreciate you flying in for this. 
 
Ken

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

EP308: I Sang That


More with session singer, Sally Stevens. Among the topics discussed: touring and writing with Burt Bacharach, thoughts on Karen Carpenter, a great Steven Spielberg story, singing for THE SIMPSONS, twenty years on the Oscars, and singing a duet with Frank Sinatra, which you will hear.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

EP307: The singer you’ve heard a thousand times but don’t know


Ken’s guest is Sally Stevens, a “session singer” who has sung on hundreds of hit songs, movie soundtracks, TV shows, the Grammys, the Oscars, commercials, and more. What’s it like to work with Sinatra? And get ready for a bizarre Danny Kaye story.

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Wednesday, January 04, 2023

EP306: January Questions


The podcast version of Ken’s popular blog feature, “Friday Questions.” Ken answers questions posed by the listeners. Topics include TV, writing, music concerts, and Neil Simon… along with some opinions on the current state of comedy.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022