Tag Archive: Los Angeles

Feb 07

Christmas in L.A. Is Officially Over

This year’s Christmas season lasted from roughly August 30 to Super Bowl Sunday.

Dec 04

Asshole Stole My Bike

I’d like to think that, right now, in some lower rent place than where I’m currently living,

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Feb 09

Raising A Straight Man And Teaching My Daughter about Bigamy

I have many items on my parenting agenda. I take the mission seriously. But I’m always careful to make those agenda points seem as if they arose from circumstance rather than carefully-planned Powerpoint slides.

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Oct 01

A Visit to L.A. County Men’s Central Jail

As you are well aware, I stay away from seedy things. But today Seedy took a bus to me.

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Jul 27

Sunset over Myra is neither about a person named Myra nor an actual sunset

“The West is the best.”—Jim Morrison Also: “Ride the snake.”

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Jul 23

Adding Trash to Trash: A Poignant Gallery

“…At the bottom of the cliff there was another pile of garbage. And we decided that one big pile is better than two little piles, and rather than bring that one up we decided to throw ours down.”—Arlo Guthrie, Alice’s Restaurant

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Jun 30

Big in Bremen at Club Fais Do Do

Big in Bremen 6.29.13

Lately I’ve been playing with a new band, Big in Bremen, whose work I can only describe as Wi-Fi-enabled Gypsy Music. I play trumpet and sing a couple songs (I enjoy singing “Streets of Laredo”). We perform songs in Russian and French, Mamas & Papas covers, and now and then a lesser-used song I wrote …

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