Ken Is Speaking Blog

The Making of an Idealist

I have completed a spec pilot for a hour-long political drama entitled The Making of an Idealist. Of course, as this is just a draft (a beta version, if you will), that title, the...

Ford Flip Flops

It’s hard to maintain your faith in democracy and politics when you see stuff like this: When asked on the Today Show, “So you’re now in favor of same sex marriage?” Ford responded: “Civil...

Ford’s Theater

Sorry I’ve not been blogging lately… between the blizzard, spec-script-writing, introducing my sister to a great television show and the Harry Potter series, I’ve been busy. Anyway, this election year is going to be...

Beltway Blizzard

So, D.C. got hammered with its first genuine blizzard since I’ve moved here – about 19 inches covered the ground at one point. Jenny and I had a snowball fight, we built snow castles,...

HCR Is Not THAT Costly

Ezra Klein is making a point I’ve made before, but he’s doing it more intelligibly. Basically, he’s saying that in the context of a federal budget, and considering the top-line numbers for the HCR...

The V Remake

I know remakes involving better budgets and better special effects are all the rage in Hollywood, especially when it comes to things that came out a generation ago (i.e., early 80s). But you’d think...

Deeds is Cooked

I’ve not been blogging about this year’s governor’s race in Virginia, because it has been a bit of a snoozer. After the (minor) dust-up over McDonnell’s thesis, Deeds hasn’t really made much of an...

Unite Is Uniting… Its Opposition

A source has explained the sudden burst of meetings held by the Progress and Orange and Blue parties. Apparently, a game is afoot to finally reunite the independent movement under a single banner. The...