Category Archives: Venice Beach

Celebrity Sightings: Lewis vs Madonna

Fresh from his defeat in the ticket lines of the AMC in Century City, Lewis has been asked by a friend to come to the launch party for Madonna’s new album in LA. Madonna, schmadonna, Lewis thinks, at least there’s … Continue reading

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Celebrity Sightings Of The Most Embarrassing Kind

Stories of spotting famous people in LA is the equivalent of trading baseball cards or scented erasers in the playground at school. Everyone has a story of a person that they’ve met and they tell the tales with a kind … 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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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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June 2009: Paul Asplund Meets My Friends

That thing that I wrote about Paul not being funny, I am beginning to think I may have got wrong. But of course, because I am the micro-managing control freak that I am, I had to have my friends take … Continue reading

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Secret Missions to the Former East

I have been contracted to perform a secret mission. The phone rang early one morning in LA. I awoke, ready to perform a kung fu move against any would-be assassin hanging from my ceiling. I reached over the top of … Continue reading

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