Tag Archives: LA Stories

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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Street People Make The Best Career Counselors

In the time that I’ve been in LA, I’ve had a lot of advice thrown in my direction. Everyone has their take on the town, how to get where you want to be and definitely the way to do it. … 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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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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I Discover That Musicians Are Whores

Music, music, music. If you aren’t in LA for film, music is the other great altar that people from all all over the world fling themselves upon in the hopes of being discovered. New York used to be it when … Continue reading

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I’m fluent in a new language; Boardroomese.

When I went in for my job at Chiat, they had a look at my work. We talked a lot about MINI and other car brands that I’ve worked on. We talked about Nissan and the future and where the … Continue reading

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Gaga Is Gonegone

It seems like for the last two years, the sounds of Lady Gaga were impossible to ignore. Everywhere you went, there she was; the supermarket, the club, your car, friend’s houses, that girl was all over. When your parents ask … Continue reading

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