Tag Archives: family

Snapshots

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, which used to be a regular feature. — I went to the beach on Saturday to escape the mugginess, the stickiness, and because I am bogged down with two deadlines, … Continue reading

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Survivor’s Remorse Season 3 Promo

If you didn’t know by now, the O’Malleys are a Showbiz Dynasty. I mean, it can’t be denied so you may as well accept it. Survivor’s Remorse, my cousin Mike’s show on the Starz network, is about to premiere Season … Continue reading

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June 2016 Viewing Diary

Homeland Season 3, Episode 4 “Game On” (2013; d. David Nutter) Hey, Nutter, what’s up? Thanks for the Supernatural pilot. Going on 12 seasons now, you set it up real good. I have now watched up until Season 5 of … Continue reading

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading

I’ve been on the move. Out in LA for 6 days, staying first with Alex and Chrisanne, and then checking into the Hotel California with my mother and two sisters. There was no pink champagne on ice, and we were … Continue reading

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Summer Shuffle

… over a two-week period where I never stopped running around. Still no sign of things slowing down. Out to LA on Thursday for only three days. A whirlwind. Here’s the music that’s been in my ears over the last … Continue reading

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July & Half of August: Screening at Videology

Last Friday, we had a screening of July & Half of August at Videology in Williamsburg (Brooklyn). It’s a wonderful space with a bar in the front, a screening room in the back. You can have a party in the … Continue reading

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Dad

It’s his birthday today.

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Snapshots

— 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

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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

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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

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