Serial, a 1980 comedy, puts regular guy Harvey Holroyd (Martin Mull) in a community of New Age philosophy, cults, and sexual freedom in Marin County, California, that tears at the fabric of his family. His wife, Kate, (Tuesday Weld), participates in a women’s consciousness raising group that is only too happy to point out Harvey’s flaws, while his rebellious teenage daughter, Joanie (Jennifer McAllister) becomes frustrated that Harvey suppresses her rights, and interferes with her peer-group dynamic, her socialization, her individuation and the fath
So, I resumed Improv training last night after a break to focus on teaching a law school class and closing a client project.
I walked in and discovered that I’m the only woman in a class of six, and could be nearly 20 years older than my classmates. One game we played last night was the classic “Bell Game” where the moderator rings (or dings) a bell at the end of sentences to force the speaker to pick new options – hopefully funnier or less predictable ones.
My thoughts upon seeing the overwhelmingly young male class demographic last night would go in the Bell Game as follows:
“Hey, what is this, Silicon Valley?” DING.
“Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness ….” (Luke 4:1)