Stage Talk: Tape

Stage Talk: Tape

Stephen Belber’s 1999 play Tape is noted for its edginess and surprise twists. Charleston’s Threshold Repertory Theatre is bring this engaging play to their stage and I had a chance to sit down with director Jay Danner and his amazing cast and crew to talk about what it takes to put on such a challenging show. Give a listen. Read more

Steve is the founder of Straight Talk Entertainment and currently produces and writes for the audio drama Aural Traditions, recently voted Charleston City Paper’s Best Local Podcast. He’s also an Information Security professional and avid shark tooth hunter.

Review: The Pruning Session podcast

Review: The Pruning Session podcast

As a creator of podcasts I have to admit that I rarely have time to be a consumer of such media. A short commute, a job that requires focus, and most free time devoted to writing and producing leave me with little chance to hear all the great stuff that’s out there. I recently took a few hours to review a number of podcasts, though, and there’s one that stands out that I just need to share. I give you: The Pruning Session.

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Steve is the founder of Straight Talk Entertainment and currently produces and writes for the audio drama Aural Traditions, recently voted Charleston City Paper’s Best Local Podcast. He’s also an Information Security professional and avid shark tooth hunter.

Preview: Fever

Preview: Fever

The performers at the Charleston Performing Arts Center have a Fever, and you’re going to want to catch this one!

I had a chance to meet with C-PAC CEO Scott Pfeiffer and his talented cast to discuss their latest show, Fever, and what it takes to bring a dance production to the stage. Give a listen and enjoy some pictures of these incredible artists.

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“FEVER” is a celebration of the songs and singers that changed the course of sexual expression for women. It is a tribute to the courage, the sensuality, and the empowered approach of these groundbreaking women.

FEVER

February 5 – March 7

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (8:00pm)

Valentine’s Special: Feb 13 and 14 (7:30pm and 10:00pm)

Starring: Amy Douglass, Candace Shedd-Thompson

Tickets: $25.00-$45.00

Buy Online: www.CharlestonPerformingArts.org

Box office: 843-991-5582

The Charleston Club

At the Charleston Performing Arts Center

873 Folly Road, James Island

Steve is the founder of Straight Talk Entertainment and currently produces and writes for the audio drama Aural Traditions, recently voted Charleston City Paper’s Best Local Podcast. He’s also an Information Security professional and avid shark tooth hunter.

Preview: Don’t Cry for Me Margaret Mitchell

Preview: Don’t Cry for Me Margaret Mitchell

margaret mitchell posterNothing evokes the image of the genteel south as Gone with the Wind and, with its character connections to Charleston, no novel or movie generates such palpable passion here in the Holy City. Did you know the movie was almost a bomb? With a script filled with holes and a budget reaching a breaking point, one of the most famous movies of all time almost didn’t get made.  Read more

Steve is the founder of Straight Talk Entertainment and currently produces and writes for the audio drama Aural Traditions, recently voted Charleston City Paper’s Best Local Podcast. He’s also an Information Security professional and avid shark tooth hunter.

Satellite Fitness Parody

Satellite Fitness Parody

satellite fitness parodyNothing says fitness like free junk food and, in this parody commercial, Satellite Fitness provides the best in lunk food. Originally written by Steve for The Cardinal James Show.

Steve is the founder of Straight Talk Entertainment and currently produces and writes for the audio drama Aural Traditions, recently voted Charleston City Paper’s Best Local Podcast. He’s also an Information Security professional and avid shark tooth hunter.

Don’t Be the Pennsylvania Poker

Don’t Be the Pennsylvania Poker

facebook creeping catMaybe the effects of Halloween haven’t completely worn off, but I still seem to be stuck on the topic of creepiness. Today’s subtopic? Facebook creeping.

Guys – if you’re sending Pokes to strangers on Facebook just because you think their profile picture is attractive, you’re being creepy. And if we’re going to give it the Brad test – yes it’s still creepy if your profile picture looks like Brad Pitt – because no one is going to believe that is you. Even if it is you. Sorry Brad, guess you’re stuck with Angelina. Read more

Steve is the founder of Straight Talk Entertainment and currently produces and writes for the audio drama Aural Traditions, recently voted Charleston City Paper’s Best Local Podcast. He’s also an Information Security professional and avid shark tooth hunter.

We Can’t All Be Brad

We Can’t All Be Brad

creepy guy with cameraI tend to enjoy the articles by Dr NerdLove, as they speak to men about relationship topics in a straightforward manner. In his recent article about creeper moves and Brad Pitt, however, I think he lost his way.

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Steve is the founder of Straight Talk Entertainment and currently produces and writes for the audio drama Aural Traditions, recently voted Charleston City Paper’s Best Local Podcast. He’s also an Information Security professional and avid shark tooth hunter.