Category Archives: Freeways

Life Legacies And The Luck Of Green Lights

When I look back on this blog, I smile at the young 34-year-old me that moved to LA. I was full of it, and completely sure that I was going to conquer the world of screenwriting. I was going to … Continue reading

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Cultural Similarities: LA and India

In my life I’ve been fortunate enough to travel to a lot of different countries and experience many different cultures. Then I arrived in LA where to the naked eye, it appears that there is a distinct lack of culture. … Continue reading

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Fridays In Offices Around The World

TGIF. It’s a rallying call to a nation of workers, a sign that the long week is over, the weekend has begun and for at least 48 hours, we are all free to just do and be. Get smashed, hang … Continue reading

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If You Have A Car In LA, You’re An Installation Artist

It’s a cliche but it’s true, you live in your car in LA. Everything in La-la is worked out based on how much time you have to spend behind the wheel in order to achieve it. Catching a movie at … 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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Fixie Death Race – The Reality Show

Like a plague, they have spread across the planet. In all their neon, gaudy glory. You’ve seen them in your cities, taking up the roads, hogging the pavements and raping the eyes of all around. Yes, I’m talking about those … 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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