Situational Awareness

Situational Awareness

No amount of tactical training will do you any good if you haven’t got the ability to recognize when to use it. The industry catchphrase for this is “Situational Awareness”. Simply put, pay attention to what’s going on around you. People are generally less aware than...
Entry Four: Finding Common Ground

Entry Four: Finding Common Ground

The show is over. I am exhausted. I shall do my best to report on the final two venues for the Verses and Curses Tour. To wit: Several nights ago we… I am starting to use the term “performed,” as these live-reads took the shape of something more akin to a play than...
Versus & Curses Takes Over the Marine Corps Museum

Versus & Curses Takes Over the Marine Corps Museum

Entry Three:   Reporting from somewhere in Georgia: Three combat vets overnight in a dry county is bad (praise his name), three combat vets in a dry county while on a spoken-word, book voyage is far worse. In route to Atlanta’s Clermont Lounge, tonight we deliver our...
Verses and Curses Tour: Entry Two

Verses and Curses Tour: Entry Two

Alright, it wasn’t Hartford. Amendment: It’s just hard to type anywhere when backpacks and make-shift trash bags are raining down on you. Last night was our second venue, held at Battle Grounds Coffee in Haverhill, Mass. Though coffee shops are practically synonymous...