Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Small, Bitter LA Victory

I’m driving into Century City Mall and pull up to the parking ticket dispenser. I punch the green button to get a parking chit. As the dot matrix printer inside whirls into life, the machine’s LED message window informs me … Continue reading

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And The Winner For Best Bicep Goes To…

When you think of the beaches on the West Coast, there are a few images that come immediately to mind; girls in bikinis, surfers and the people who watch over them from Baywatch. But just a little further down the … Continue reading

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You Know You’re Back In LA When…

We’ve been away for just under a month, but that’s all the time that you need to have LA drawn into sharp focus. Plus the place is just a minefield of awesome and dumb. My favorite things since our return: … Continue reading

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Bye Singapore

The Singapore that I never met before, rolls by my window as Paul and I head to the airport. It’s been 7 years since I lived here and as I said in previous posts, the city isn’t anywhere near the … Continue reading

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A Handbrake Slide Into Bali

Laptops, meetings, cell phones, alarms, Facebook, email, texting, tweeting, deadlines, new scripts, freelance, headhunters, driving, four square, shopping, groceries, laundry, gym, yoga, haircuts, social calendar, flights, visas, currency conversions, post, blogs, therapist appointments, parties, events, openings, must-sees, must-dos, must-haves. These … Continue reading

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The LA Marathon

No one walks in LA. It’s a saying that the Angelinos love to throw around. Because everyone’s in their car, right? Actually it’s because everyone’s running. And they are hoping like fuck that they make it to the mythical finish … Continue reading

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Look East, Into The Mirror

Why do women go to the toilet in pairs? There’s not a single man on Earth that hasn’t asked himself this question. A man’s mind leads to all sorts of wonderings as two women gleefully grab their handbags and head … Continue reading

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