BIRDS OF PREY Is An Asian American Aesthetic Superhero Movie I’ve Always Wanted

Holy batshit, batpeople, BIRDS OF PREY is powerful. It is an action-comedy escapade about a squad of DC Comics’ most beloved women characters, including Harley Quinn, Huntress, Black Canary, Renee Montoya, and Cassandra Cain. The film also does a thing which may befittingly fly under the radar: it displays a distinctly Asian American artistic aesthetic…

Waiting For Gal Gadot, An Excerpt

In honor of the first trailer for WW84, an excerpt from a parodic version of Samuel Beckett’s classic tragicomedy Waiting For Godot, adapted by me: Scene: A country road, on the planet Apokolips. A tree.  Evening. Helena, a Huntress, sits with Kara, a Kryptonian. HELENA: Do you remember the story of the two thieves? KARA: No.  HELENA: Shall…

WAITING FOR GAL GADOT, a Tragic-Comic-Parodic Mashup of Beckett & The DC Universe (Staged Reading This Wednesday!)

So, this is happening, I wrote a mashup adaptation of Samuel Beckett’s WAITING FOR GODOT (one of the first plays I ever saw) with DC Comics characters, notably the unbelievably-conveniently named star of WONDER WOMAN, Gal Gadot. (The WONDER WOMAN TV show starring Linda Carter was one of the first shows I followed, in reruns,…