Mark’s Newsletter

Stories by Someone Who Can't Write
Created 21 Jan 2022
  • The Stones at Sixty
    27 Jun 2022 1 0
    My first exposure to music was sitting in the back of my parents’ car. In my memory, it’s always summer time and it’s about to reach the boiling point inside the old Ford Taurus because of my father’s...
  • The Dead Know Nothing (Excerpt 2)
    20 Jun 2022
    Hey folks- I’m sharing another look at my next book. If you haven’t already, please check out last week’s here. This excerpt hints a little more at the horrible situation Father Franklin finds himself...
  • The Dead Know Nothing
    13 Jun 2022
    Hi all, we’re taking a break from satire this week. I wanted to share with you a portion of my new book, The Dead Know Nothing. If you haven’t read my first book, please consider buying it here. In th...
  • Celebrity 5 on 5: Celtics vs Warriors
    02 Jun 2022
    This expertly crafted Celtics picture is my own. I modelled it off of the following one from ClutchPoints which we will also use for our purposes today. In a game of 5 on 5 basketball (that is very li...
  • Sally Rooney Shares An Excerpt Of Her Latest Novel "New Classmates"
    30 May 2022
    We’re delighted to get a sneak-peek at Sally Rooney’s latest masterpiece, New Classmates. You can find it online and in book-stores August 22nd. Enjoy. Jessica Robertson stood at the front of the semi...
  • Kamala Harris Fondly Remembers Her Best Friend John Lennon + More
    23 May 2022
    𝕄𝕒𝕣𝕜'𝕤 ℕ𝕖𝕨𝕤𝕝𝕖𝕥𝕥𝕖𝕣 𝕄𝕒𝕪 𝟚𝟛𝕣𝕕, 𝟚𝟘𝟚𝟚 I recently sat down with Vice President of the United States Kamala Harris. We met at in the cafeteria of Boston Bowl on Morrissey BLVD in Bos...
  • Mark's Newsletter: The Boston Celtics and the Art of Moving On + More!
    15 May 2022 1 0
    𝕄𝕒𝕣𝕜'𝕤 ℕ𝕖𝕨𝕤𝕝𝕖𝕥𝕥𝕖𝕣 𝕄𝕒𝕪 𝟙𝟟𝕥𝕙, 𝟚𝟘𝟚𝟚 The Boston Celtics and the Art of Moving On by Mark James McDonough It’s April 2013 and the Celtics are playing their first home game of the p...
  • My interview with Queen Elizabeth and ventriloquist Paul Zerdin
    11 May 2022 1 0
    Things got a little crazy earlier today when Queen Elizabeth agreed to sit down with me for an interview. I didn’t realize until I showed up to meet her that she’d be accompanied by famed ventriloquis...
  • Even After Celtics Bounce-Back Win, Fans and Analysts Focus Their Attention on Local Idiot
    04 May 2022 2 2
    Local idiot. This is a little awkward considering this news item is about me. However, I’ve dedicated my life to providing you with the truth and feel it’s my duty to report things as they are and not...
  • My Interview with Twitter Owner Elon Musk
    29 Apr 2022 1 0
    Elon Musk (pictured above) recently agreed to sit down for an interview with me to talk about his historic purchase of We met at Shannon Tavern in South Boston, Massachusetts (his suggest...
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