In my young adulthood, I frequently said, “This is no time to panic…” Often at random moments, to no one in particular, mostly at work.
After reading the book series, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, then seeing the classic BBC TV of the same name, the simpler phrase “Don’t panic” including a cheeky smirk and a deep sigh is a common refrain in my household.
The first time I recall Marcus purposefully using the phrase “Don’t panic” was a memorable audition night in Denver seven or so years ago. He was right.
In 2017, disability advocate Meriah Nichols requested an interview with Marcus for her spotlight “Voices from the Disability Community” series. We made this short video in response. I’m reflecting about