My New Blog: The Impatient Patient

My search for answers to unexplained pain has been so bizarre, I started a blog about it. Check it out at (http://www NULL.impatientpatient

The Impatient Patient Blog

That’s Funny, My Knees Hurt

Sometime in mid 2014, I noticed a feeling of pressure under my kneecaps when I went up and down stairs. When I crouched down, I didn’t have my normal knee strength to get back up without help. Getting off the couch became a challenge. A few times that summer I twisted my right knee, once getting out of the car and once while swimming laps. The pain was terrible for a few days, and both times I chastised myself for not being able to perform everyday tasks without injuring myself. I have always been a klutz. click here to read more  (https://impatientpatient


“Hipster’s Paradise” Pilot Reading at the LA Scripted Comedy Festival

Hipster's Paradise Sitcom Pilot Reading iO West Scripted Comedy Festival

My comedy pilot is having a staged reading as part of LA Scripted Comedy Festival!

“Hipster’s Paradise” by Ellen Thompson
A successful lawyer’s picture perfect life plunges into chaos when her husband’s stoner sister moves in.

Starring: Jaya Subramanian (http://www, Ellen Thompson (http://www, Kendall C. Burdett (http://www, Jason McNichols (http://www, Jeff Torres, Taylor Murphy-Sinclair, (http://www Leeman Parker, Kátia Kieling (http://www, & Licia Shearer.

Monday, March 23 @ 10:30pm
iO West Loft
6366 Hollywood Blvd (enter on Cosmo St.)
Hollywood 90028
Tix $10 – Facebook Event (https://www NULL.facebook

A portion of profits will be donated to The Chris Farley House residential treatment center in Madison, WI.

“Maid of Honor” [VIDEO]

I wrote, edited, and co-directed this one with wacky New Zealander Bayan Hedayaty (http://www It stars the lovely Jaya Subramanian (http://www and me. It screened at the 2nd Annual LA Scripted Comedy Festival at iO West on February 19, 2014 and at the 1st Annual Funny Women Festival at iO West on December 4, 2014.