Category Archives: Food

The Anxiety, Addiction And Apocalypse Of Getting My Tonsils Out

There are some things that are supposed to happen only when you are a child. Acne, mumps and for me, bad eighties fashion. You do it when you’re younger, you get a little older, you have older person problems and … Continue reading

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Has The Attack Of The Robots Begun?

If you were a robot, what’s the best version you could build of yourself to conquer the humans? A tank? A Transformers-like giant machine? A nano-tech that would get inside a person and attack from within? All wrong. The ultimate … Continue reading

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Bears, Bears, Bears and Provincetown.

When I die and go to heaven, I hope that it looks something like Bear Week in Provincetown. Or if all the bears are in hell, then you can send me a ticket for there instead. Once a year, Provincetown … Continue reading

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Drivin’ Through The ‘Hood For Louisiana Fried Chicken

I have been wanting to go to south LA ever since I got here. Before that even. Back when I was in college and I was listening to Snoop Dogg and NWA. I wanted to see what it was like … 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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Everywhere But LA Stories

I can’t believe that it’s been two months since the last entry, but life is a little like that sometimes. In the briefest of recaps, Paul and I returned to LA only to discover that our house was no longer … Continue reading

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2005 vs 2010: New Years Eve Smackdown

2005 was the first year that I spent in Berlin for New Years, very early on in my friendship with Uli. Then 2010 sees me here again with Uli ringing in the New Years. So how do the two 31st … Continue reading

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