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Apr.21.2014
Your dad would like to get a hold of you. Wait. I thought he was dead. Well.  I lied. This was the big secret exposed when I was thirty one years old by my mother.  The fact that my father was indeed, not dead but living in Florida. Does he want to get a hold of everyone? No, ...
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Apr.18.2014
He asks me if I’m okay in a room full of two hundred plus people. No.  I say with a smile. A friendly smile albeit dead one as I look at the big piece of paper that has for all purposes scored my life. As I opened up my heart and had my life scored.  No, not at all.  I’m not okay...
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Apr.18.2014
He asks me if I’m okay in a room full of two hundred plus people. No.  I say with a smile. A friendly smile albeit dead one as I look at the big piece of paper that has for all purposes scored my life. As I opened up my heart and had my life scored.  No, not at all.  I’m not okay...
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Mar.01.2014
Sure you want to be the best improviser out there at 56.  But what good does it do you if no one is quoting you, building a theatre around you or you are not in a least one book quoted for something. You might not never have a life sized poster of yourself adorning a wall of an...
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Jan.02.2014
I have been writing blog posts on The Redroom since this site started and have been honored to be around some of the most creative writers in this country and the world.  It gives me a lot of joy when someone mentions I have a blog here on some interview and I can hold my head up high and...
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Dec.18.2013
I like to write things when the furor of stupid has generally subsided. I think Megyn Kelly's stupid on FOX News has died down just enough to warrant writing about it. In a supposedly hilarious tongue in cheek little piece on FOX News for the kids responding to a tongue in cheek penguin piece from...
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Nov.16.2013
Every once in a while Facebook will have what I like to call "Chain Letter Status Updates" Anyone who has a Facebook Account knows these.  If you break the chain of not doing these? Well you are now sort of a Facebook douchebag on your Newsfeed. Chain Letter Status Updates.  Those status...
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Nov.08.2013
As an actor you get some seriously dubious request to do work that starts off as saying it is "The Opportunity of a lifetime"  Sometimes it will read "Working with up and coming director" to give you the illusion that this will bump your career to a new level...while vaguely hinting that if...
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Oct.05.2013
Time: 6:30amWhere: Heading towards Pasadena California from Mid Wilshire, Los AngelesState of Sobriety: Not Drunk. No Caffeine My husband is driving the car with me in it to work.  I in turn plan as I usually do to take the car for an audition and later in the afternoon pick him back up....
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Sep.13.2013
A very long time ago a former company I worked with had a complete nervous breakdown. When we let him go from our improv sketch comedy company he was living in an apartment complex on the other side of the courtyard in Chicago.  Hans and I had headed off to an improv festival and arrived back...
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Sep.05.2013
Dear punk rock crew now in their mid to late 30's: There is nothing more depressing than seeing a guy in his mid to late 50's wearing an open plaid shirt with a disbanded punk rock band T-Shirt underneath.  Even more depressing with the more classic "Black T-shirt with some white lettering"...
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Aug.27.2013
My favorite exchange about Mile Cyrus Twerking at The VMA's on Facebook: Person One: Unfamiliar with the term "twerk".Person Two: Term given to the Club Dance move where you raise your ass in the air like a Dog in Heat and shake it until your cheeks slap together... Of course the definition is...
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Aug.01.2013
What is the difference between a rich nerd and a poor one:  An assistant searching the internet for your gaming cards. What is the difference between a rich nerd theme event and a poor nerd themed event:  Handing your nerd food list off to a caterer. Those are the differences really and...
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Jul.27.2013
I would give my all to get a phone call from Mel Brooks from a synopsis treatment of a movie Hans and I wrote that gives the a tweak to a genre Brooks has not hit yet:  Film Noir.   The idea of that wonderful Mel Brooks voice yelling into the phone:  I LOVE IT! When talking about...
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Jul.05.2013
Everything comes in decade cycles it seems. I remember the death knell of that era wave of women doing improvisational comedy uniting together as not wishing to be stereotyped, being treated fairly within companies in both production and performance and creating gender specific ensembles: The...
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