I’m Thinking it Over!: Jack Benny and Reflections on What Makes a Straight Man So Funny


People and Policy: Critical Concerns

In the fall of 2015, I was hired to produce a series of half-hour documentaries highlighting the critical concerns of the Sisters of Mercy. Unfortunately, the project got caught up in some red tape and never made it to air. I have, though, gotten clearance to showcase the first two episodes of the series for the first time right here.

Both of these shows focus on immigration. Episode one contains interviews with Sr. JoAnn Persch and two Saint Xavier University students on their efforts to reform immigration law:

Episode two features the stories of two refugees seeking asylum in the United States:

Swing and a Miss: On Being a Baseball Fan

In 2011, I started work on a documentary that would explore what it means to be a baseball fan and my personal relationship with the game. Writers Jay Jaffe, Will Leitch, Rob Neyer, David Pinto and Al Yellon were gracious enough to lend their voices to my work which I titled “Swing and a Miss” only because I felt it needed a title. The final product is a 30-minute feature that can be heard here:

The Golden Age of Radio

A 30-minute documentary on the history of Old Time Radio as the country made a transition to television as it’s primary source of mass entertainment:

Discovering Droopy

I worked on this short feature for a radio production class in college. If you are unfamiliar with  Droopy Dog, this is must-listen radio: