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Today's Lesson: Sun & Sons

Posted by Jon Goode on August 13, 2013 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

08/12/3012

 

Today’s Lesson #1 Exercise in the sun is the way:

I woke up this morning feeling rather blah and so I went to the basketball court and shot some jumpers in the sun and I felt a THOUSAND times better.

 

Today’s Lesson #2 I remember being told “You can be anything you want to be,” and I remember having it said to me in a very direct and meaningful way. I think many African American boys in lower middle class and lower ...

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MARTA Tales: Ain't Worried About Nothing

Posted by Jon Goode on July 18, 2013 at 11:35 PM Comments comments (2)

Tuesday July 16th 7:00 p.m. Five Points Station, Southbound Platform:

 

It was Tuesday and I was headed home after spending the greater part of my day at Marlee’s Coffehouse on Decatur Ave working on a new play. Marlee’s is a nice quaint black owned coffee house that hosts a weekly open mic on Tuesday nights AND it’s right beside the King Memorial MARTA station (I’m a sucker for convenience and a proponent of supporting black business). I ch...

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The Sermon [Trayvon Martin] by Jon Goode

Posted by Jon Goode on July 16, 2013 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

The Sermon:

Jon Goode

 

After the verdict Saturday night I went to church on Sunday morning wanting to hear… something. My emotions were strained; my eyes were brimming with tears of anger; my thoughts were set on seeking out true justice. In my mind I could hear the firebrand speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X; speeches that called a community in turmoil into action; speeches that inspir...

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Prestidigitation: True Magic

Posted by Jon Goode on March 22, 2012 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (1)

This is still a work in progress.

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“Prestidigitation: True Magic.”

by Jon Goode

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The magician stands on a wooden, rotting in places, stage attempting to pull a rabbit from his hat. He’s thirty five years old and all he’s attempted to do thus far with his life is be a magician. He’s thirty five minutes into a one hour set and all he’s attempted to do thus far, is pull a rabbit out of his hat. The hat rests on a table and with ...

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Jon Goode at Villain 89 Great Eastern Street, EC2A 3HX

Posted by Jon Goode on November 9, 2011 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Oscar Mike presents Jon Goode at Villain (89 Great Eastern Street, London, EC2A 3HX ). Thursday Nov 10th 7:30-9:30p.m..

Harmless Observation #5 (Language Arts pt2)

Posted by Jon Goode on October 28, 2011 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (7)

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Harmless Observation #4 (Language Arts)

Posted by Jon Goode on October 19, 2011 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (8)

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Language Arts Part 1.

Harmless Observation: Words can be tricky so let’s try to make some inroads toward clearer communication.

The word “Specific” as an adjective speaks to individuality,

“Yo! Look over there. I’d like to slap that ass!”

“Well t...

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Harmless Observation #3 (Neighbors & Knuckleheads)

Posted by Jon Goode on October 12, 2011 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (1)

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Neighbors & Knuckleheads

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Nothing says that fall has arrived in Connecticut like the turning of the trees, the smell of freshly cut cedar burning in the hearths of homes all over the north east, children playing in the park their coats zipped up snug against their chin... oh, and glass scatter...

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Harmless Observation #2 (Crackheads & Color Blindness)

Posted by Jon Goode on October 11, 2011 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (2)

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Harmless Observation #2 (Crackheads & Color Blindness)
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What is it about crack cocaine that renders t...

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Harmless Observation #1 [Video] (You and your 1 tooth)

Posted by Jon Goode on October 4, 2011 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Harmless Observation #1 (You and your 1 tooth)

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