The 1099 Shuffle

Why do some companies pay freelancers on a 1099? In this LD On The DL I discuss why … and why they shouldn’t.


I heard somewhere that writers often embed themselves in groups they don’t belong to or partake in situations that are outside their normal experience. Then, these writers detail their experiences as an outsider that has somehow gained access. So when the company I worked for was awarded a job on Long Island and since my talents as a Lighting Designer would not be needed, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to become such a writer. I would be an embedded designer in a group of electricians for the duration of this project. Strap in and click here to read the rest of the story.

The Dysfunction Between Theater And Money

Let’s face it: Theater has a dysfunctional relationship with money. In this LD On The DL I take a hard look at this dysfunction and talk about the consequences.

Who's Justifyin' The Rate?

Should any of us justify the rate? Click here to read more.

Who Do Internships Benefit?

Who exactly do internships benefit? Check out the latest LD On The DL where I ask some tough questions.