Bark & Grill: Eye

When This is Spinal Tap came out back in 1984, it was either the first mocumentary or at least the first mocumentary to be widely recognized. Since then, we’ve seen a multitude of such creations; most notably, The Office. This begs the question: Has the mockumentary format been overdone? Is it a genre unto itselfContinue reading “Bark & Grill: Eye”

Bark & Grill: Fake News

What is fake news other than yellow journalism? Yellow journalism seems to have seen a giant uptick with the advent of the Internet – click bait and what not. But there is something insidious behind it all. Click bait, in and of itself, isn’t necessarily bad as it’s nothing more than clever copywriting. What I’mContinue reading “Bark & Grill: Fake News”

Bark & Grill: Pug & Puck

The closest I’ve ever been to a hockey game was playing the bubble-top game at the pizzeria or watching The Mighty Ducks. The latter has a pretty wide gap in the critics-to-audience score on Rotten Tomatoes (I loved it!). I grew up in a small desert town in New Mexico. Needless to say, there isn’tContinue reading “Bark & Grill: Pug & Puck”

Bark & Grill: Future Headache

When I was a kid, there were times when I was sentenced to a timeout. I preferred a spanking because, while it was painful, it was short-lived. Timeouts drove me crazy because it was a waste of time. In any case, my mom would usually give me five minutes to “sit and think about whatContinue reading “Bark & Grill: Future Headache”

Bark & Grill: Augmented

One of my favorite books is “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline. And while it is more about virtual reality than augmented reality, it’s a good place to start and to end. We live in the physical world, of course. Yet, we’re slowly making the digital world our habitat. As this progresses, there is aContinue reading “Bark & Grill: Augmented”