• Updating the 1315 Chart

    BLOG:  When my animated chart recently went somewhat viral, there were some significant, and on-point, questions about how the Addiction Rate vs Federal Spending represented what the research for my film project has shown: spending on drug control has no correlation to drug usage in this country. So I decided in the interest of transparency …

  • Questions on The 1315 Project Chart

    BLOG: As the rough chart from my trailer has gone somewhat viral, I’ve started to get some questions on what it represents and I wanted to offer up some clarity on how it came about.  The three questions that have arisen most often are the following: where does the 1.3% addiction rate statistic come from? …

  • The 1315 Project – My Kickstarter Adventure Begins

    BLOG: So about 40 minutes ago I took a big step in making live my Kickstarter page for my documentary telling the story of America’s War on Drugs. The title for the campaign is called the 1315 Project.  You can find it here.   I had initially wanted to launch in early September when the …

  • U.N. Me

    CREDIT: WRITER / PRODUCER / DIRECTOR As my time on Sid Bernstein Presents… approached its end, the producer-directors with whom I was working, Jason Ressler and Evan Strome, were approached through a mutual friend by a documentary neophyte who wanted to produce a film on the United Nations.   This was not too long after the …