Joel Eisenberg

Joel is a writer-producer, and partner in TV development group Council Tree Productions. He has developed projects for Ovation TV, TNT, Decades TV and FOX Studios, among others. 

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A First Date for the Ages
5 days ago
Brooklyn College. I loved Brooklyn College. The time of my life, until I met my wife. I’ll set the scene further... The Year is 1982. I was 18, and living with my parents. I was painfully shy in high ...
Op-ed from an Avowed Anti-Trumper: If Those of Us on “The Left” Condone an Artistic Blacklist, Will Nazism Be Next? (Or, Why Conservatism in 2018 Hollywood Is the New “Gay.”)
7 days ago
The provocative headline is only partially clickbait. Softening it for effect or to make myself look better won’t happen. I want this one read, and read hard. I want the word “radioactive” associated ...
Pussy-grabbing in Shithole Countries
10 days ago
I found a letter yesterday. It was in my late dad’s effects, within a folder that also contained my third-grade report card ... and an essay. The paper upon which the essay was written was brittle to ...
The True "Golden Age of Horror"
11 days ago
“Since childhood, I’ve been faithful to monsters. I have been saved and absolved by them, because monsters, I believe, are patron saints of our blissful imperfection, and they allow and embody the pos...
Happy Anniversary, Koko
11 days ago
Dear KOKO, Let’s talk. It’s time for a KOKO-daddy chat. I met your mommy on my 36th birthday. You, having since become our wonderful four-legged hairy daughter, adopted us on my 48th birthday. On the ...
Why I Took the Plunge and Went Vegan
13 days ago
My dad was overweight, and he was dying of a liver disease. He was not a drinker. He died seven years ago today. We’ll backtrack from there. I loathe being preached to. Whatever the subject, whatever ...