Laughter For A Change

Archive for August, 2016

  • The First Time I Saw Severn

    August 31st, 2016     No Comments

    This past week I saw “Don’t Think Twice,” a movie that lovingly portrays the lives and world of a group of long form improvisers. I liked so many things about the movie, not the least of which was its acknowledgment of the founders of improvisational theater, Viola Spolin,

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  • A Second Look at The Third Thought

    August 1st, 2016     No Comments

    In a recent blog post, I quoted writer/director Adam McKay talking about what he learned from Del Close while working with him in the 1990’s at iO Chicago. Adam said that Del would make you: “… go to your third thought.

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