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Scott McNulty
Philadelphia, PA
A techie with an English degree.
Interests: macs, reading, writing, technology, scifi
Recent Activity
Whenever I pay for something with my iPhone I feel like I’m living in the future, but I’m also slightly saddened. Why? Because of unrealized potential. What the hell am I talking about? Having my credit cards, plane tickets, and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2019 at Blankbaby
With the babies on the way I thought to myself, "I should really read a bunch of these books I own." And I also but 14 books on hold at the library (and have 3 checked out!). I'm complicated. Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2019 at Blankbaby
Scene: I get on the elevator on the 5th floor of my building after running on the treadmill. On the elevator are two people: an elderly woman and man. "Hello." The old lady and man nod. I press the button... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2019 at Blankbaby
View this post on Instagram Twenty-two weeks and five days belly shot while waiting to go on New Day Northwest in Seattle. So far, book touring while pregnant has been totally okay. I need a lot more sleep, food, and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2019 at Blankbaby
I love milkshakes. There's not avoiding it (in fact, I jokingly suggested we get a milkshake company to sponsor Vulcan Hello the the other day... if you're a powerful milkshake executive reading this, get in touch!). Marisa contends that a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2019 at Blankbaby
It has been almost 2 years since I decided to drop some pounds and sign up for Weight Watchers. Over those two years I've lost nearly 130 pounds: 40 of those pounds were shed in 2018. Hurrah for me! This... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 at Blankbaby
Just the other day I was at dinner with some friends and I was trying to recall how long I'd worked at Penn. I couldn't remember (since I can hardly remember anything) so I did what anyone would: I looked... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 at Blankbaby
2018, in many ways, was a pretty crappy year for many people. It was, however, a pretty OK year for me personally and a great year for reading. I managed to read 101 books this year (that’s over 35,000 pages!),... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2019 at Blankbaby
Lots of me (not surprising). Lots of Marisa (she's so cute!). A cat and the Enterprise. Pretty much what you'd expect. Oh, and you can create on of these yourself using Top Nine. You do have to give them your... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2018 at Blankbaby
That's from my run yesterday. I had an average pace of 8:26/mile, which is exciting. And I'm pretty happy with the consistency (well, generally speaking) of my pace on the run: There are a few reasons that I can point... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2018 at Blankbaby
Kanye West and Trump White House meeting covers topics including mental health and 'male energy' - The Washington Post: The pair then posed for photos and West, who did not cast a vote in the 2016 presidential election but has... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2018 at Blankbaby
I think we can all agree that the world is going to hell in a hand basket (as it has been for all of recorded human history). The climate is going to kill us in less than 25 years, if... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2018 at Blankbaby
Marisa did something I've always wanted to do: had something published in the New York Times! It is all about 5 Cheap(ish) Things to Help You Start Packing Your Lunch and you should read it. Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at Blankbaby
A few weeks ago I got an email letting me know that I had a free night at a Kimpton Hotel offer that was soon to expire. Since our anniversary was approaching we decided to book a room in Washington,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2018 at Blankbaby
View this post on Instagram @foodinjars told me I should doodle more. A post shared by Scott McNulty (@blankbaby) on Sep 17, 2018 at 8:14pm PDT Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at Blankbaby
Apple, I know where I want my apps: Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at Blankbaby
I'm a gadget guy, and I like to live on the edge. Therefore, I installed iOS 12 on my iPhone as soon as it became available (iOS is the software that powers your iPhone). After reading a few reviews, I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at Blankbaby
I spat in a tube awhile back and sent my saliva to the Mormons so they could analyze it (a.k.a. I signed up for's DNA service). My results came back, and I wasn't too surprised. I was mostly Irish... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at Blankbaby
I don't drive, which is a difficult idea for some people to comprehend. Generally, it works out fine. I live in a city with pretty good public transportation, I like to walk a lot, and I'm married to someone who... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at Blankbaby
As I was looking for the Amazon link to the episode discussed in this week's Random Trek (listen to it, it is a fun time!) I noticed the snazzy new artwork for the TNG DVDs. I say, kudos to you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2018 at Blankbaby
And sharing fabulous things (see above). My profile is here, but I don't think you should sign up unless you're a nerd/geek. It isn't quite all there just yet. Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2018 at Blankbaby
Somehow, against all the world's better judgement, I have found myself as a manager at work. Now, I don't claim to be a great manager (nor am I one of those people who calls themselves a "leader" and offers up... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2018 at Blankbaby
Most of you know that my mom died of colorectal cancer. It sucked. Having cancer of any kind sucks, but colorectal cancer is highly detectable (though they were way too late for my mom). In her memory I am, once... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2018 at Blankbaby
Marisa and I visited Philadelphia's newest park, The Rail Park, yesterday. And I took my newest camera, the GoPro Hero 6, along with me and filmed a silly little video. The Rail Park is great, and the GoPro is a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at Blankbaby
I was almost finished eating my first meal in Ireland when I decided I should take a picture of every meal for the blog (because... of course I should!). The first thing Marisa and I had to do when we... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2018 at Blankbaby