Sometimes, you wait 3 months to sleep in…… and it’s just as good as you thought it would be.
Mug by Yuko Torii, who gifted one to each of the Betties + Donahue, and who is our collective hero:
After-hours and backstage:
Jojo Karlin, human miracle:
Happy closing to a process that was, from start to finish, a beautiful whirlwind.
THIS IS THE CULPRIT!* *We have named him “Punishment.”
I may be in my last few weeks in LA, but there’s still a lot to discover. I only just learned what a jacaranda tree is.
Swan communes with the jacaranda.
…in which the TALES room (+ significant others) takes in a drag show. Some of us occasionally forget where the camera is (me and Hansol)…and the rest of us were born for Blue Steel.
Thank you to Allison Hunter and the crew at Janklow Nesbit, Caitlin McKenna and the crew at Random House, all of the beautiful people who celebrate, buy, and love books – and my friends, who made pub day a total delight with their texts, emails, and book-selfies.
When your friend is living a more exciting life than you are, and it brings him into contact with a few of your plays, which are also living more exciting lives, and which he helped bring into the world:
When you’re both writing in different rooms and you are definitely NOT talking to each other, or taking breaks to go get smoothies, or taking breaks to go on a hike, or taking pictures and texting them to each other, and you are getting SO much writing – not even Done, but Accomplished.
When your queer TV writers’ room does pottery painting as a group bonding activity… and, upon seeing your finished piece, your friends say: “This job really seems to make sense for you.”