She Won't Cooperate

or I Want to Be the Girl With the Most Cake

Renee Smith

Renee Smith
Wilmington, North Carolina,
July 20
Your Highness
Single mom of 2 grown daughters, writer; lover of sushi, memoirs, David Sedaris, Green Day, Aimee Mann, Bill Hicks, and Stephen Colbert. A lifelong native of Houston, I made a cross country move to Hollywood East beginning Act 2 of my life.I am currently at work on a screenplay and two books of essays. I have written a number of produced plays. I'm a Grad School student at UNCW fulfilling my lifelong dream of advanced degrees and writing full-time. I am also a recently laid off high school teacher , but felt as Sylvia Plath did, that "teaching is dying a slow death in front of an audience." The education system is broken and I can't save it by being in it--but perhaps my words can help.


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Editor’s Pick
FEBRUARY 17, 2009 11:23PM

The Marx Brothers, Nazis and Life Under A Roller Coaster


Annie Hall. Annie Hall--these are  my two favorite words in cinema. My second favorite two are Pulp Fiction, but that's for another time. This is not a list.

I have been in love with Annie Hall since I saw it on the big screen at Houston's (and the world's) first… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
NOVEMBER 29, 2008 2:04PM

I Had Drinks With Sterling Morrison, 1


First of all, I know who Sterling Morrison is. So that should tell you something about me. I'm not stating something pompous or some snotty superiority, although certainly in some circles (such as those who used to hang out at Valhala's--the graduate bar at Rice University) it co… Read full post »