Samples of Brad's Writing

Stop the Show!: A History of Insane Incidents and Absurd Accidents in the Theater
Chapter One excerpt

What Are You Laughing At?: How to Write Funny Screenplays, Stories & More:
Chapter One

Death in Paradise:
Thelma Todd

Weird Wonders and Bizarre Blunders:
A few sample records

Journalism and Essays

Audio Interview: Brad on  University of California, Irvine's KUCI radio with host Robert Larson, discussing author Philip K Dick, the film adaptation of A Scanner Darkly, Paranoia, Personal Identity & Political Repression. (37 mins.)


Black Clock, California Institute of the Arts literary magazine

“George Blanda Ate My Homework”


Entertainment Today

Errol Morris: Breaking Through the Fog of War

Bouncing Off the Wall with "The Roxbury Guys": Chris Kattan and Will Ferrell of SNL

"Noah's Ark" Sinking in a Sea of Red Ink

What is Lotusland without Lotus in It?

Entertainment Today archive of recent articles


The Humanist

Return of the Prodigal Father and Son


Brad's journalism and essays are archived at

A Critical Moment