Category Archives: How LA Works

42. It’s More Than A Number.

In Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, 42 was the answer to the meaning of life. The problem was that the characters in the book didn’t know what the question was. I’m feeling a bit the same way. I just turned … Continue reading

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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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Hugh Jackman Is Not A Douchebag

Every week I am reminded by how unfamous I am when I’m mistaken for Hugh Jackman. Regular readers will know that this started about 6 years ago and hasn’t stopped since. We’re the same height, both from Australia, I bear … Continue reading

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Kids vs Parking Officers

Kids today are a train smash. Indulged by doting parents and told they are little gods, I look at the army of the entitled that are filling the ranks of children, tweens and teens and I wonder what the future … Continue reading

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Dad Bands – A Particularly LA Phenomena

Like most men on the planet, I’m really angry that I never got to be a rock star. When I was a kid in school and the teacher asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I’d … Continue reading

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What The Smurf Is Going On?

I have the utmost respect for anyone who gets a movie onto the screens here in the US. I really do. I’ve come close a couple of times, so I know the seemingly insurmountable challenge of getting one over the … Continue reading

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