Colin Fisher

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GOP Announces Alternative Candidate

In a long-awaited move, the Republican National Committee has finally announced an alternative candidate who is expected to contest the party’s nomination of Trump at the national convention in July. In a press conference this morning, RNC chair Reince Priebus said “I am happy to announce a new alternative to the current presumptive GOP nominee,… Read More

My new show opens tonight!

              It’s showtime! Seth Freeman’s The Grade opens tonight as part of the Midtown International Theatre Festival. “The challenges of intimacy can be heightened by unexpectedly blunt feedback.” It’s a sweet, funny romantic comedy and I’ve had a great time working on it. We’ve only got three shows, and… Read More

Diversity in the Oscars

Hey guys, have no fear! A young white man is here to solve all the film industry’s diversity woes. Just kidding. When stuff like this crops up (see also: Black Lives Matter, the Redskins, equal pay for women in film, basically everything you’ve seen on Facebook over the last five years), I do what comfortable… Read More

I Cost $180

It is likely that as you’re reading this, I am marching on behalf of a bank in NYC’s Columbus Day parade. I’m doing this through my temp agency, and I’m getting paid $180 for it. So in case anyone was wondering, that’s how much it takes to buy my principles; in this case, principles regarding… Read More

Don’t Call It a Diet

Earlier this summer I got the idea to try a little experiment. Most people would probably call it a diet, but when someone who looks like me tells someone they’re on a diet they get a reaction which then requires a follow-up explanation that I got very tired of giving. So, yes, I experimented on… Read More

America is an Idea

America is an idea. Ideas are like clouds. Seen from a distance they make sense; you can describe their shape, their color, their direction. Get closer and things blur. You can’t define the edge—where is cloud and not-cloud? You begin to see the constantly shifting nature of the thing you call “cloud.” Eventually the cloud… Read More