Where to Start, and Table of Contents

For those who don’t want to chug through all the archives to find stuff, here’s a handy-dandy listing of all the posts on this blog so far.

But first, if you’re new to my blog and want an idea of what I’m about, try:
This post about why theatre isn’t important – it’s invigorating
This one about the paradoxes of trying to be a better blogger
-This one (the #1 most popular on my blog, thanks to constant, sometimes strange, Google searches) addressing the “slippery slope” argument against gay marriage
-This one about how Facebook affects how we experience death
-And this one about What I Want.

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Here are all the Babelwright posts, as of February 20, 2014, categorized and listed with the most popular in each category on top:

Posts About the DC Theatre Community and Capital Fringe

A Biased Guide to Capital Fringe 2013
A Subjective Guide to Capital Fringe 2012
Capital Fringe 2012 Review Roundup
This Is How Much Shakespeare Is Produced in DC
There is Too Much Theatre in D.C.
So You Wanna Put On A Show At Capital Fringe
Capital Fringe 2012 Postmortem
Follow up to “There is Too Much Theatre in D.C.”

Posts About New Directions for Theatre


Season Programming and Personal Agency

Theatre Companies I Want to Form: 3 of 3
What if Playwrights Directed Their Own Development?
Theatre Companies I Want to Form: 1 of 3
What About Food Truck Theatre?
Why Doesn’t Theatre Advertise?
Sister Cities, Sister Theatre Scenes
Theatre Companies I Want to Form: 2 of 3
What if Small Theatres Shared Administrators?
What About 10-Minute Play Parties (and More)?
Idea for a Play: Generative Color Computer
Why Don’t Regional Theatres Do Open Runs?

Other Posts About Theatre and the Arts

Theatre Isn’t Important
Get Your Niche Out of My Yard
Why Is There No Entry-Level Artist Job?
No, You Don’t Actually Like Being “Challenged”
Making Less Art Leads to More Art
A Horror Movie That Would Scare Me
Rejectionism vs. Acceptionism in Play Submission Reading
Folksinger Beaches and Pop Star Piers
What Makes Local Theatre Local?
Should Political Art Be Entertaining?

Posts About Being a Writer and Artmaker

The Blogger’s Chicken-or-the-Egg
The Scale of Realism in Dialogue
Writers: You Are the Theme
The Aspiring Artist’s Chicken-or-the-Egg
The Three Ways to Get Better at Something
On Artistic Jealousy
A Writer’s Motivations: So Many Ideas, So Little Time
A Writer’s Motivations: Would I Be A Better Person Just Doing Charity?
The Terror Gap (for Beginning Artists)
A Writer’s Motivations: Preconceptions of Revisability

Posts About or Inspired by Specific Productions

Game of Thrones S3: Adaptation Predictions
“Cherry Pie Wrapped in Barb Wire” – Understanding Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
Game of Thrones S4: Adaptation Predictions (written before S3)
August: Osage County and Specificity in Acting
Dirt
by Bryony Lavery at Studio Theatre
I Have Judged You For Not Liking Those Characters (about Bachelorette at Studio Theatre)
“Do We Really Need Another TV Show About Rich White People?” (mainly about Girls)
Enjoying Prometheus: It All Depends On Forgiveness
Black Watch and the Power of Music

Original Fiction and Plays, or Posts About My Writing Career

What I Want
31 Plays in 31 Days: What I Learned, and a Table of Contents (including links to the 31 new plays I wrote and posted to this blog in August 2012)
Come See Election Day Plays!
What I’m Working On (December 2012)

Posts About Politics

“If You Allow Gay Marriage, Incest Will Be Next!”
Why I’m Glad Romney Is Going To Be the GOP Candidate
Why Isn’t This Election A Four-Way Race?
Vote By Your State: The Ideal Election
Why Traffic Cameras Are Immoral
Is There Nothing We Can Do

Posts About Society, Technology, Futurism and The Internet

The Seven Deadly Sins of the Internet Age
Check Your Facebook Bubble Bias
When You Text During Sex
The Black Cat and the Facebook Event Formula
The Seven (not so) Deadly Sins According to the Internet Age
Facebook and Death
A Transitional Decade
Let’s All Live Together
Once the Smartphones Have Freed the Music
Will Your Children Get Mind-Controlled Mechas for Christmas?
Disease Elimination Equilibrium Point

Posts About Like, Heavy Philosophical Stuff, Man

Some Words About Human Memory
On Beauty
Allegory of the Condition of the World as a Cloud-Ringed Mountain
Rules to Live By: Everyone’s Smarter Than You Think
Quantum Story Computer Human Brain

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