Stranger in a Strange Land

09.25.2018 by Mark Forman

Was semi-binging Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown episodes over the Moon Festival Holiday weekend here. The one with Marcus Samuelsson and his wife returning to Ethiopia with Bourdain and crew along was particularly poignant. Marcus admitted how he has several homes and maybe no home. I can identify with that kind of at home where you […]


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Village Voice Where Art Thou?

09.01.2018 by Mark Forman

Wow-how the mighty have fallen! The Voice was a big tree to the internet's small axe... When i was a kid in Brooklyn one of the high points of each week was Wed. morning when the new Village Voice came out, NYC's best entertainment/culture/lifestyle publication-all for the great price of $FREE. It was my window […]


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Hey Daddyo

07.29.2018 by Mark Forman

While watching Castle Rock I scanneed on the Ramones poster during a flashback scene with Andre Holland in the neighbor girl's room. This of course led to me thinking about my initial connection to the band. I was reluctant to listen to what was labeled "pun" since I felt it wasn't worth my time. A […]


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Crowd Sourcing

06.23.2018 by Mark Forman

I recently decided to pivot on a new product I was developing. Originally I was planning to do a peel and stick grip skin for smart phones. So all the IPhone models and leading phones would have their own skin to fit the given model. I decided to move in a more general direction-casting my […]


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Homie Sad to See You Go Like That…

06.09.2018 by Mark Forman

What can I say? #1 I am not that surprised Bourdain chose suicide to end his life. Doing it in His ancestral France added a poetic flourish fitting for his intellectual writer pretensions and tastes. Knowing about Anthony Bourdain's background and the demons he wrestled with, many of his struggles similar to ones I've had, […]


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