Tag Archives: family


— I have a new nephew. His name sounds like he stepped out of a medieval illuminated manuscript telling tales of ancient Irish warrior-kings. (County Mayo repreSENTS.) I can’t wait to meet him. Everyone’s doing great. — Just finished A … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Cousin Mike Answers Questions About TV

A fun interview with my cousin Mike O’Malley in The Boston Globe. I particularly love his automatic answer to the final question. I’d be hard pressed to disagree with him there. When I was in grade school, my swimming lessons … Continue reading

Posted in Actors | Tagged | Leave a comment

My Parents’ Anniversary

My parents on their snowy wedding day. (That’s my O’Malley grandfather, known to his grand-kids as “Pop”, sitting in the background. If you’d like to see how spiffy Pop was, take a look at this treasured photo of my O’Malley … Continue reading

Posted in On This Day, Personal | Tagged | 10 Comments

Dr. Mars and the Holy Infants: Holiday Singles!

Dr. Mars is my cousin Liam’s awesome band. Their album, Stars in Our Favour is available on iTunes. Liam is an incredible songwriter, and even more than that, a walking music encyclopedia. Earlier this fall, Liam and a small group … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Hollywood Reporter’s Favorite TV Episodes of 2015: Survivor’s Remorse

Good stuff, especially when you consider cousin Mike’s Survivor’s Remorse, and the episode where M-Chuck punches her brother Cam in the face sparking a nation-wide angst-ridden controversy about violence against men, made the list. It’s especially special because my cousin … Continue reading

Posted in Television | Tagged | Leave a comment

The 10 Best TV Shows of 2015

My cousin Mike’s amazing series Survivor’s Remorse (with my brother on the writing staff, as writer and story editor) has been chosen by The Village Voice as one of the 10 Best TV Shows of 2015. I love the comment … Continue reading

Posted in Television | Tagged | Leave a comment

35 Random Facts About Me

Yes, a meme. And yes, I have posted it before. And yes, it now reminds me of Welcome to Me. I would choose 35 different facts if I started it up today. But there are some pretty funny stories here. … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | Tagged , , , , , | 26 Comments

Happy Birthday, Cashel

My nephew Cashel turned 18 yesterday. I cannot even believe it. I was there at the hospital when he was born, and so my first memory of him was as a tiny peapod with giant staring eyeballs, wrapped in a … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | Tagged | Leave a comment

Survivor’s Remorse: Great Interview with Mike O’Malley

aka … cousin Mike. Mike appeared on Morning Joe to talk about Survivor’s Remorse, now picked up for its third season. My brother’s on the writing staff. Very excited for everyone, very proud of everyone. This is a wonderful interview.

Posted in Television | Tagged | Leave a comment

“Good Bye New York” by Brendan O’Malley

My brother Brendan is an amazing person, a great father to Cashel and Emmett, and partner to Melody, a supportive and beautiful man. I am so proud of him. We all are. His latest gig is a Story Editor/Writer on … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , | Leave a comment