bekah brunstetter
Bekah Brunstetter I care deeply. About a lot of things. Like really, really deep. Ow
playwright in brooklyn, NY

EVERY BODY

June 18th, 2019 by Bekah Brunstetter

This picture makes me so happy. Maybe I’m fetishizing but I keep looking at it for jolts of happy. EVERY BODY HAS A BODY / PLEASE BATHING SUIT COMPANY TAKE ALL OF THE MONEY I HAVE EVER HAD

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Our baby lives in the Future

May 18th, 2019 by Bekah Brunstetter

Years ago I was hired to write a feature adaptation of The Secret, which means I’ve gotten to know and work with Rhonda Byrne, the kind and remarkable woman who wrote the book and lives the philosophy fully each day, which means a few days ago, I reached out to her with the question, how do I maintain positivity through all of this? And she counseled me for an hour, told me that I am an infinite being that she knows will be a Mom someday, and basically left me with this: Bekah, you already HAVE a baby. You need to live in this calm and peace, of already having it. And so I’m choosing to live in this feeling. Or at least, I’m going to try. And so this weekend, we are in Palm Springs for some self care (read: drinking and eating ourselves to death) but we already have a baby, it just lives in the Future, AND ITS FEMURS ARE GIANT, ITS FEMURS STRETCH FAR INTO ALL OF THE YEARS OF ITS GIANT LIFE. 💙

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When the lord sends a car through your Garage door

May 15th, 2019 by Bekah Brunstetter

Use it as an opportunity to get a sexy NEW garage door and then also make lemonade because He would not give you anything you couldn’t handle or at least FIX WITH THE INSURANCE 🖤

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Ever wonder

April 23rd, 2019 by Bekah Brunstetter

Exactly how much a group of mostly Jewish and overtly health conscious LA actors and directors and producers and TV writers straight Up LOVE Honey Baked Ham?

IT IS APPROXIMATELY THIS MANY:

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let’s do a Fun One

April 13th, 2019 by Bekah Brunstetter

Currently seeking submissions for my new coffee table book LET’S DO A FUN ONE! In which clusters of girls on girls trips take 900 pictures and then five more and then say LET’S DO A FUN ONE! And each girl interprets ‘fun’ differently depending on her nature

LIKE MAYBE SOME TURN INTO MONSTERS

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I SEE YOU FAYETTEVILLE

April 11th, 2019 by Bekah Brunstetter

In Fayetteville, NC to see MY NEW FAVORITE PRODUCTION OF CAKE (NOTE THAT THEY ARE BASICALLY ALL MY FAVORITE.) It’s a largely military fam community, which has seen some serious revitalization and surge of local businesses in the last 20 years, namely:

PLEASE NOTE THE BELOW STORE, CALLED “AMAZON” IN QUOTES

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Ocean as mystery

April 3rd, 2019 by Bekah Brunstetter

Me to Myself: let’s not be the people who take pictures of the Ocean and drinks by the ocean. Instead, let’s be people who quietly appreciate its beauty, it’s mystery, without a need to document / prove that we were there.

ALSO ME TEN MINUTES LATER AT A STUNNING SUNSET DINNER AT POST RANCH INN, BIG SUR, OVERLOOKING THE PACIFIC OCEAN:

RUNS TO GIFT SHOP / BUYS ALL SHIRTS THAT SAY I 💙 OCEAN

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Then, love the World

April 1st, 2019 by Bekah Brunstetter

I’ve been trying to (once a week when I remember) start my day with a few Mary Oliver poems. I already had my brain on the question of whether or not being a hopeful / optimistic person is a privilege of the privileged, but then this:

REGARDLESS OF WHY IT’S THERE: LOVE YOURSELF; FORGET IT: LOVE THE WORLD

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BOWELS OF THE DARK WEB

March 26th, 2019 by Bekah Brunstetter

Last night, deep in the trashcan of the Internet, I stumbled across this heinous, vile (BEAUTIFUL) thing called Couples Acroyoga, in which COUPLES DO YOGA CRAZY YOGA POSES ON EACH OTHER AND ALSO KISS:

Do they like it? Or Is it forced? Does she say, hey Jason, let’s do the thing and he’s like ugh Melissa, right NOW? And she’s like JASON YOU PROMISED

Do they puke on each other before, after, during or all of it? ALSO, MOST IMPORTANTLY,  I WANT TO DO IT, HOW LONG UNTIL MORRISON AND I ARE CASUALLY DOING IT WHILE WATCHING TV

ALSO HOW DO YOU MEASURE TIME WHEN IT’S NEVER

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Sadie

March 20th, 2019 by Bekah Brunstetter

Internets, meet my new niece! Sadie Madison Brunstetter, born two weeks ago to my bro Pete and his wife Mary! She entered the world with hair red like our paternal grandmother, Roberta, and INFINITE POWERS.

Upon her birth, I did what any normal, well adjusted aunt woman would do and SOBBED FOR THREE DAYS BECAUSE I ALWAYS IMAGINED MORRISON AND I MIGHT HAVE A DAUGHTER, BORN WITH HAIR RED LIKE MY PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER AND ALSO INFINITE POWERS, but now that those feelings have leveled, I can now look at pictures of her and just be squishy, and proud of my Brother, and Glad for Life.

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