One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

by Joseph A. Hazani January 22, 2017

What defines mental illness? If we said it was a state of lack of mental wellness, do we mean a mentality that makes behavior inoperable, or self-destructive and destructive of an external environment to include others? What is a mentality which is deviant yet not harmful? Does a mental illness simply refer to abnormal behavior, or a true physiological malady?   It’s easier now than....

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Hand to God Review @ Curious Theatre Company

by Joseph A. Hazani January 18, 2017

There continues to be a fine line between being provocative for its very namesake, and being so which acts in an entirely subservient manner to the centrality of the plot. While Hand to God is better off than most in being so overtly flagrant in, if not stirring then, traumatizing the senses, it suffers from many flaws which debilitate an otherwise impressive story. It appears more or less as an....

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The Big Meal Review @ The new Century Theatre Company

by Joseph A. Hazani January 18, 2017

This is a triumph in contemporary theatre. It strips away the vanities of staged productions; of manufactured choreography, and of banal dialogue that is trying to stretch an atom of an idea into a densely compact story. The rhythm of this exploration into the human life, in which every kind universally has been cast slings and arrows of misfortune, is so strikingly perfect, the audience has no....

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My Written Works

On the Struggling Artist: An Essay

A philosophical....

On the Christian Business Ethic: An Essay

Analysis of the role that Christian morality has played in the development of commerce and....

On the Necessity of Color in the Fine Arts: An essay

A philosophical exploration of color and its use in Renaissance, abstract and modern fine....

Towards an Understanding of Jesus Christ: An Essay

Nietzsche had incredible disdain for Christianity being "Judaized Rome", of the slave morality of Judaism creeping up and....