My Superhero’s Got a Green Card

Why I Created El Verde, a Factory Worker Who Moonlights as a Crusader

My childhood revolved around two things: television and superheroes. I always looked forward to coming home from school to watch reruns of Gilligan’s Island, The Dick Van Dyke Show, and I Love Lucy. But the show I looked forward to the most was Batman: The Animated Series. The cartoon was so high-quality that my 7-year-old self was amazed every time I watched. Little did I know that I would grow up to create plays that would combine this classic television superhero world with my own experiences today.

I found my love …

Stacks by Tiffany

Pratt Institute’s Brooklyn Library

The Pratt Institute’s library is one of my favorite places in Brooklyn and one of the quietest I know. Pratt is an art school, and sometimes I attribute its almost …

A Piece of Home in a Lost Mural

Last summer I went on a bit of fact-finding mission to little National City, just across the municipal border from San Diego’s south side. Every summer and school break when …