Monthly Archives: April 2015

Entry 448: Foo Foo Food

Recently, I went with my wife, daughter and son-in-law to a restaurant called NoMad. It is called that not because it is constantly traveling around to different locations, but because it is in the NoMad Hotel. Why the NoMad Hotel … Continue reading

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Entry 447: Ashes to Ash Trees

Welcome to another episode of “So You’re Dead; Now What?”–the blog that introduces you to new and innovative ways to dispose of lifeless bodies. I’m not talking about that Jehovah’s Witness you just murdered for ringing your bell during Game … Continue reading

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Bonus Post: Happy Birthday, YouTube

In case you forgot to send an E-card, you should know that yesterday was the 10th anniversary of the very first YouTube video. It was posted by Jawed Karim, one of YouTube’s founders, and consists solely of him standing in … Continue reading

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Entry 446: What to Do About Old Computers

In this blog I’ve often made fun of my mother’s struggles with the latest technologies, such as DVD players and answering machines. I’ve felt an obligation to do so in order to carry on a long-standing tradition of each generation … Continue reading

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Entry 445: Guest Post: My Life in the Theater, Act III by Riley

Mark’s Note: This is the final installment of a 3-part series written by our 4-month-old  Shetland Sheepdog puppy about his experience in Annie. Opening night in the theater is an experience like no other. The anticipation. The butterflies. The peeing … Continue reading

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Entry 444: Guest Post: My Life in the Theater, Act II by Riley

Mark’s Note: This is the second in a series of posts written by our 4-month-old Shetland Sheepdog puppy, Riley. After acing my audition for the role of Sandy in the latest production of Annie, I spent the week before rehearsals … Continue reading

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Entry 443: Guest Post: My Life in the Theater by Riley

Mark’s Note: The next few posts will be written by our Shetland Sheepdog puppy, Riley.   When the casting call went out for the roll of Sandy in the latest production of Annie, I had not considered an acting career. … Continue reading

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