#StagehandView: Are You a Trade Unionist or an Industrial Unionist?

First off, I learned today that what I’m sure must be the thousands of you reading this blog haven’t had the ability to comment. I guess that explains why nobody’s chimed in to point out why I’m an idiot. Please accept my apologies for assuming you could comment and were merely choosing not to. The […]

#StagehandView: White Privilege and Cannibal Capitalism

This week was supposed to be all about parliamentary etiquette. But you’re in luck because I had an exchange on Facebook the other day which I’m going to write about instead. It started when I posted an essay someone shared on the timeline of a friend. I recommend reading the article. It’s concise and talks […]

#StagehandView: General Robert Rules Again!

First off, huge correction to an old post. It’s, what, my fourth? And I’m already correcting and retracting. How’s that for establishing credibility? In the Stagehand View dated December 23, 2013, I missed a huge typo that changed the meaning of a very important sentence. Here’s what I wrote on the day I shamed myself: […]

#StagehandView: General Robert in Motion

Happy Monday! I hope your holiday season is going exactly according to plan. Mine’s been lovely, relaxing, and productive all at once. Another Ballet Austin Nutcracker has come and gone, and my bank account is deceptively full. But enough happiness and gratitude, let’s talk Robert’s Rules of Order. No more lollygagging. Today we’re talking about […]

#StagehandView: There Once Was a General Named Robert…who must have been seriously OCD

Notice the hashtag (#) in the title? I’ve been tweeting pictures of various “seldom seen” stagehand views. It’s at #StagehandView. Got cool backstage pics? Tweet them there. Just remember to respect everyone’s privacy and intellectual property. And, as always, don’t be a dick. Enough personal promotion. Disclaimer: I’ll be referencing the 10th Edition of Robert’s […]

#StagehandView: So a union local walks into a bar… and other bad jokes

Welcome to my new labor blog. If you don’t know me, you can learn all you want at bradleypwilsonliterary.com. This is Stagehand View. I’m not really sure what it’s going to be beyond a source of information and commentary on all things worker-related for the stagehands of Austin, Texas (and anybody else who wants to […]