Category Archives: LA Characters

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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Women Raised In LA – The Bubble Creatures

When you live somewhere for long enough, things that seemed odd to you at first become the norm. What was glaring is now wallpaper, what was bizarre is now day-to-day. It’s only when you have visitors come to your town … 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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I Watch James Franco Suck Dick

Paul and I were attending the LA Film Fest a few weeks ago in downtown. It’s a fairly big do here in town. But it’s a funny thing; considering that this is the epicenter of film in the English speaking … Continue reading

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If You Grew Up In The 80s, You’re Probably Part Jewish.

Recently I was doing some research for a film and found myself watching Cocoon. It’s a time capsule of the eighties, though given the wardrobe which looks disturbingly American Apparel, it could have been shot last week. Ironically, of course. … Continue reading

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