Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Theatre is made OUT OF PEOPLE! by James Comtois

Holy crap! Congratulations are in order to this year's batch of's People of the Year! It's a great list, too! Inductees include buds & co-conspirators The Amoralists Theatre C…

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Sunday, October 21, 2012

More Blood Brothers Goodness This Halloween by James Comtois

Hey, folks. To those of you out there who either missed The Blood Brothers present...Raw Feed or just want more delicious depravity from the Brothers Blood, well you're in luck. This Hallowe…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012


Hey, gang. Your director to the disturbing, Little Jimmy Comtois here, reminding you that there are only FOUR MORE CHANCES left to catch THE BLOOD BROTHERS PRESENT...RAW FEED. This year’s …

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Original to the Core: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre by James Comtois

Over at gotta/enk films' blog, I wax pretentiously on why I think The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is (as the Teen Girl Squad would say), Soooo good!This is part of gotta/enk films' campaign to …

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Contribute to the Blood Brothers' IndieGoGo Page by James Comtois

Hey, folks. As you know, this October, the Blood Brothers are back at the brick in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with a new batch of original horror plays designed to make you feel all gross and ba…

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

The Blood Brothers present...RAW FEED by James Comtois

From Nosedive Productions... The Blood Brothers present... Raw FeedOctober 4 – 13, 2012 At The Brick579 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11211 (between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street) …

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Monday, June 4, 2012

The Little One Now Available as E-Book by James Comtois

My play, The Little One, is available for sale for mere pennies over at Get your copy today!

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Friday, April 13, 2012

Mac Rogers' Fundamental Contradiction by James Comtois

Over at Larry Pontius' blog, Mac Rogers writes about feeling contradictorily ambitious yet lazy, and shares how he manages to get anything done when the urge to watch an Arrested Developmen…

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Monday, March 26, 2012

We’re goin’ to the park. We’re gonna jam. by James Comtois

Monkeys at the Brick. Two shows left. Don't miss it. (Video by Gavin Starr Kendall.) Bringing his kit, James "Mr. Comtois" Comtois

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Monday, March 5, 2012

Monkeys at the Brick by James Comtois

Nosedive Productions & Impetuous Theater Groupin association with The Brick Theater, Inc.Presents the play that started it all... MONKEYSBy James Comtois Directed by John Hurley Three frien…

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Friday, March 2, 2012

VIDEO: Nosedive's Apocalypse Gala by James Comtois

Nosedive's Apocalypse Gala from Pete Boisvert on Vimeo.

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Friday, February 17, 2012

In March: Nosedive's Apocalypse Gala by James Comtois

Nosedive Productions Presents...Wednesday, March 14th @8pmAt the Kraine TheaterThe Mayans have predicted that the world will end December of this year. We here at Nosedive Productions figure…

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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Here's to 2012! by James Comtois

Happy 2012, everybody! I hope everyone's holiday was joyous, restful and/or festive, and that your fledgling New Year is so far treating you okay. And heck. We're not three days into this ne…

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Merry Christmas, Everybody! by James Comtois

Well, folks. Today is my last day of work for the year, so I am off into the wild gray yonder. For reasons we've already gone into on this site, this has been an incredibly stressful year f…

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Friday, December 16, 2011

Little Bucky Comtois: Someone to Know by James Comtois

Over at his Visible Soul blog, Zack Calhoon explains to his readers why Kid Sister Becky Comtois is a Person You Should Know. Having known her literally her entire life, I am inclined to agr…

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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Nosedive Brings Molotov's FAT MEN to NYC by James Comtois

Nosedive Productions Brings Molotov Theatre Group to New York for Fat Men in Skirts Run in January“Surprisingly Sweet Show about Rape and Cannibalism” Is the First Traveling Show from Wa…

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Monday, December 5, 2011

Monkeys at the Monkey by James Comtois

Hey, folks. Tonight at 8pm at the Monkey Theatre, John Hurley will direct the opening scene from the debut play from Nosedive Productions, Monkeys. Yes, this is the show that gave Nosedive i…

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Friday, November 25, 2011

My Mac Rogers Profile for by James Comtois

My profile on Mac Rogers is now up on's Indie Theatre Companion."Talking to Mac Rogers is at times like talking to an over-caffeinated Jimmy Stewart clone that's wondering if h…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving from Nosedive Productions! by James Comtois

Well, friends, family and well-wishers*, before we settle all our affairs with our 11th season and send it off into that Great Season in the Sky, we here at Nosedive Central wanted to wish a…

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Monday, October 31, 2011

Poltergeist (Tobe Hooper,* 1982) by James Comtois

As always, there's some stuff in here that could be construed as spoiler-y. Happy Snowy Halloween, folks!Just like the Steven Spielberg-directed films Close Encounters of the Third Kind and…

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Monday, October 24, 2011

Hazardous Cargo by Bryan Enk by James Comtois

Nosedive Central's good pal Bryan Enk, producer-director of The Big Bad, made this short film, Hazardous Cargo, last year for Nosedive's 10th Anniversary Gala. It's now up and available onli…

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Sunday, October 16, 2011

Coming this Halloween to a radio station near you... by James Comtois

This Halloween, FinalRune Productions and Aural Stage Studios presents an original horror story by Yours Truly...Intensive CareBy James ComtoisDirected by Samantha MasonFeaturingNat Angstrom…

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Saturday, October 8, 2011

Adventures of Nervous-Boy Now Available as E-Book! by James Comtois

And in Further Adventures in Naked Capitalism, my play The Adventures of Nervous-Boy is available online at Read the script now for mere pennies!Offering you deals left …

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Because It's My Blog... by James Comtois

...and because it's my blog, and because I'm a capitalist, and because the prior post is plugging something that's already come and gone, and because it's been a while since I've done this, …

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Friday, September 23, 2011

"Daddy's Bad Medicine" This Saturday by James Comtois

Hey, folks. For those of you who missed it the first time around, my one-woman horror monologue, "Daddy's Bad Medicine," which played as part of this summer's The Blood Brothers present...FR…

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Back to...Something by James Comtois

Well, yikes. That last entry has been up on the top of the page long enough. As much as I appreciate the response it's received, it seems a bit morbid after a while. Plus, speaking of morbid…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Full Stop by James Comtois

On August 9 of this year, four days before my play Infectious Opportunity opened at the New York International Fringe Festival, I had a heart attack. I was (and, as of this writing, still a…

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

The New York Times, Big Vision on Infectious by James Comtois

Though it has more than a few reservations about the script and direction (it is, after all, what one would call a mixed review), The New York Times weighs in on Infectious Opportunity, ulti…

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Monday, August 15, 2011

First Round of Reviews for Infectious Opportunity by James Comtois

Hey, folks! With our first sold out performance of Infectious Opportunity down, some of the reviews are already in - with many being of the "Quite Positive" variety! Huzzah! "An enjoyable…

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Tickets for Infectious Opportunity are Now On Sale! by Jamespeak

Hey, gang! Your guardian from the gulag, Little Jimmy Comtois here, very pleased to let you know that tickets for our play, Infectious Opportunity, are NOW ON SALE!You can get them by going …

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Friday, July 8, 2011

Infectious Opportunity at the Fringe Festival! by Jamespeak

Nosedive Productions Presentsin association with The Present CompanyA play by James ComtoisDirected by Pete BoisvertFeaturing Rebecca Comtois — Jessi Gotta* — DR Hanson — Daryl Lathon*…

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