Category Archives: Personal

Snapshots

– I am attending Ebertfest next week in Champaign, Illinois. Last year was my first year attending. I had just been hired as a Rogerebert.com contributor (by Roger himself – such an honor), and he had passed away only a … Continue reading

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What Up

My fashion sense basically has not changed. Busy time for me. Writing all day long is challenging, and strangely cool when you’re getting paid for it. One must remember to get up and move about. Take breaks. Writing is sedentary. … Continue reading

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Snapshots

– Deadline screaming down the pike. I’ve been immersed in this project for a month now. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s been a marathon not a sprint. It’s going to be hard to … Continue reading

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Cousin Mike O’Malley Welcomes Home the Sox

Cousin Mike hosted the Red Sox Welcome Home Bash last Friday at Boston’s House of Blues. His co-host was Kevin Millar, which, I mean, come on! Cowboy Up! I wasn’t able to attend, but there were lots of O’Malleys in … Continue reading

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A Running Tally of Topics I Make Jokes About In My Script

Things churning forward again with my script. Basically, it seems like all you have to do is say “Okay. Let’s move forward” and things start magically happening in response. I don’t know. It’s been a weird couple of weeks filled … Continue reading

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Real Sleep No Icebergs

A re-post. I keep mentioning the “Tough Guy” from my past in my SPN re-caps, the Dean Winchester-type, and I’ve written a lot about him. He was so entertaining. He’s well-known to those who’ve read me regularly (mainly from this … Continue reading

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Welcome Home Red Sox Party

The annual Welcome Home Red Sox party is happening this Friday, April 4, and it’s being hosted (as it has for a bunch of years now) by my cousin Mike. During the long winter months, there are moments when I … Continue reading

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Snapshots

– Am finally reading The Flamethrowers: A Novel and it is as good as the press it was getting. Within 2 or 3 pages, I thought, “Oh. I get why everyone is talking about this book now.” Great plot, fascinating … Continue reading

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The O’Malley Boys

My dad (he’s in the front row, far left), 5 of his brothers and a couple of cousins. I am imagining my grandmother inside the house, lying on the couch, taking a freakin’ BREAK, and smoking a cigarette, as three … Continue reading

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It’s True I’ve Got More Mileage

… but other than that, not much has changed.

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