Brad Schreiber's Writings
My friend Patch Rose is gone. But as sad as I feel right now, his departure simultaneously serves a great purpose. It reminds me of the importance of a writer having a "community." He beat the odds, Patrick Francis Rose did, living two years in remission with a virulent brain tumor called a glioblastoma, or GBM. But it came back, with a fury that could...
A Critical Moment
George Martin, in 1962, long before he was knighted by the Queen of England, heard a demo tape at Parlophone Records at EMI in London. He was not impressed. But the band’s manager, Brian Epstein, insisted Martin hear the band live to understand their appeal. Martin agreed and when The Beatles performed for him in the studio, he was still unimpressed by their...
The real shock and awe has worn off a little, that of George Carlin, as he might say, "going away." I am able to better assemble some thoughts about, for me, the most important comedian we had. "Going away," George said about humanity. The planet is staying right here. But we, polluting little bastards, are going away. No one who ever did...
It was half a century ago that World War II ended. And the recent cerebrations and remembrances have led my mind back to the trip to Eastern Europe I took some months ago with my father, climaxing with a visit to Hungary, to Budapest, to the very building in which he was born. My father was returning home, for the first time, 64 years later. I fully recognized...
If you shake the Universe hard enough, change will fall out of its pockets.”
BRAD SCHREIBER has worked as a writer in all media. Schreiber was nominated for the Kingman Films Screenwriting Award for his script The Couch and has won awards and fellowships from the Edward Albee Foundation, the National Press Foundation, the National...
Causes Brad Schreiber Supports
Wellstone Action! (Sen. Paul Wellstone, MN)