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“BEING IN THE DOGHOUSE IS NOT something most men would be proud to admit. But for James Marussich and his buddies Mark Ellis and John Santuoso, it’s definitely something worth bragging about. By day, they’re mild-mannered guys with “real” jobs. By night, they become Doghouse, the Ridgewood-based rock ‘n’ roll band that’s been entertaining the village since last summer. MAIN STREET: How’d you put this band together? JAMES: My daughter and Mark’s daughter attend Willard School together. Back in 2010 they went trick-or-treating, and when Mark dropped my daughter off, I showed him a photo of myself dressed up as Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue. I told him I played, and he mentioned he was a drummer. The next thing you know, we’re forming a band! Where’d the name come from? It’s simple. Guys are always “in the doghouse” with their wives! [Laughs] ”