Category: Entertainment

"Not On My Watch" to premiere in Boston next month

I am pleased to announce that my ten-minute play, “Not On My Watch,” has been selected by and will be performed at two festivals in Boston’s South End next month. The play is a love story from the near future: Boy’s gadget meets girl’s gadget. It is literally ten minutes long. “Not On My Watch” […]

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Posted in All, Entertainment on Apr 22nd, 2007, 1:07 pm by David Schrag  1 comment   

Click Start, then Schlog Off

I’m so glad we had this time togetherJust to have a laugh and sing a songSeems we just got started and before you know itComes the time we have to say “So long.” — Carol Burnett A new month, a new calendar quarter, a new chapter in the life of Schrag, the end of SCHRAG […]

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Posted in All, Entertainment on Apr 1st, 2007, 11:06 am by David Schrag  1 comment   

Schrag genes on TV

My cousin Ariel Schrag is on the road to Hollywood stardom, albeit behind the camera. She wrote the script for this Sunday’s “The L Word” on Showtime. From the preview, it looks like this episode will involve the ladies’ reactions to Jenny’s slightly fictionalized portrayal of them in a series of stories in The New […]

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Posted in All, Entertainment on Feb 15th, 2007, 8:39 pm by David Schrag     

The Gutenberg Help Desk

Very funny video on YouTube, apparently from some Scandinavian TV show. Look on top for the English subtitles. Thanks for sending this to me, Dad.

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Posted in All, Entertainment, Technology on Feb 13th, 2007, 10:20 am by David Schrag     

Don’t choose to loose

On what seems like a daily basis, I read e-mail from other IT consultants who are talking about loosing data, loosing clients, loosing money, loosing their minds, and so on. (They use the double-“o” in both the verb and gerund form.) What is with that? I could understand if the sound of the word “lose” […]

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Posted in All, Entertainment on Feb 7th, 2007, 6:03 pm by David Schrag  2 comments   

A slice of Schrag

My ten-minute play, “Life Savings,” will be presented on Friday, February 9, in Middleboro, Massachusetts. The play is about a California couple trying to manage a premature evacuation. Here are the details of the Slice of Life festival: Theatre One Productions Our Annual A SLICE OF LIFE 10 minute play festival FEATURING 20 DIFFERENT PLAYS […]

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Posted in All, Entertainment on Jan 15th, 2007, 4:09 pm by David Schrag  2 comments   

Cyndi Lauper, P.C.

The caption to this YouTube video says “only lawyers will be amused by this,” but I think accountants, consultants, therapists, any many other professionals will enjoy it, as will anyone who went to high school in the 1980s. But stay away if you can’t stand a cappella.

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Posted in All, Business, Entertainment on Dec 18th, 2006, 5:12 pm by David Schrag     

A patch you can’t download

I was a Boy Scout for all of six weeks, so I can’t speak with authority about this. But I’m pretty sure that in my day it was impossible to get credit for respecting copyrights. Not anymore. Although the Los Angeles scouts are getting a lot of press about this lately, they are not Pioneers in […]

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Posted in All, Entertainment, Technology on Oct 30th, 2006, 11:00 pm by David Schrag     

How to act drunk

Acting students, take note. If you want to see a convincing portrayal of someone who has had just a bit too much to drink, watch the episode “The Wrap Party” from Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Amanda Peet does a great job. She’s not slurring her words and falling over coffee tables. She’s just […]

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Posted in All, Entertainment on Oct 27th, 2006, 8:44 am by David Schrag     

GBYSO concert, 10/29/06

I am proud to serve as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, and in that capacity I invite you all to the next concert featuring the Senior and Repertory Orchestras. Concert program and ticket information is available here.

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Posted in All, Entertainment on Oct 25th, 2006, 8:49 pm by David Schrag     

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