The Specialists

Formerly Opportunists, the non-specialists must explore. Never stop looking over their shoulders. Is that any way to live? I am never completely at ease, and it only seems to be getting worse-largely because I don't know what to do, I have too much trauma/negative experience over last two years in particular and twelve years struggling [...]

Don’t hold your breath

We stood at the precipice staring at bones they didn't lie but had shattered with time That endless roar between the eyes herding us home. This is not as bleak as it sounds, we pander, to no one in particular. By holding on to that first note, it generates a feeling of suspense This time [...]

Waukegan

We talk too much, Miranda, her feverish sister Sasha said, in her low voice, no secrets come out without silence. I do. Somehow I’ve come to believe that the last thing a writer or any artist thinks about is to make himself comfortable while he’s working. Perhaps the discomfort is a bit of an aid or [...]

Bio for Katherine Walker, Director-Writer-Producer

I am a writer, filmmaker, producer. I tell real people's stories, and am a master of verite-style, unscripted television. I manage big crews and work with exceptionally talented people. I deliver the best possible product, on time and on budget. My organizational & communication skills as a Show Runner and Director combined with my creative on-my-feet [...]

There’s no way to know…

...if this were true, you just have to go with it, I imagine myself surfing again on a perfect morning in the perfect temperature water amongst friends, no tiger sharks in the making or anything wrong with a perfect day, coz you get those once in a while even if Henry Miller turns out to [...]

In the room the women come and go…

like a patient etherized upon the table -- is a phrase I never forget.

Like Bukowski, Poe or Baudelaire

So out of my mind that I can't think straight. And so it goes. Someone said that all the time every night. Do you think he ever got tired of his tagline? Do you think it caused that extra-maddening hard-hitting slam of the glass on the mahogany bar wedged into the corner of John Cassavetes [...]