Monthly Archives: June 2011

Yesterday was Summer Solstice and I played hooky at Manhattan Beach

It seems like there were less people on the beach, and in the water, than there were. There was a nice-sized crowd. The sun was kind of in and out but, overall it was a nice day. And of course, … Continue reading

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Just elope already

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“Did I, did I…?”

I was supposed to go to a dinner party in the hills above West Hollywood but I am exhausted and listening to Feist because of a stupid dream I had. I’m just way too sensitive.

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No, thank you

I was at a vendor festival in Inglewood and a woman handed me a postcard. I didn’t really look at it until I got home. Something tells me that the “Pretty Sexy” Hair Company does not sell any hair that … Continue reading

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I’m sure my ancestors would be so proud

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On Yoplait, eating disorders, and crappy marketing

I read this great article just before I went to bed last night about that stupid Yoplait bargaining commercial: “Why eat actual cheesecake when you can choke down a really disgusting artificially-sweetened approximation of cheesecake in semi-liquid form out of … Continue reading

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Vancouverites cover police car in thank yous

More photos here. The only way I could love this city more is if Grouse Mountain were made of semi-sweet chocolate and the downtown eastside weren’t quite so downtown eastside-ish.

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Numbers & Pictures: The Aftermath

150: people who required hospital treatment 100: approximate arrests 50: minimum of businesses damaged 15: cars burned, including 2 cop cars 14: stitches a police officer received after being hit by a brick 10: block radius of the rampage 1994: … Continue reading

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The fallout of Game 7

“…and I have to know that the brute, the bigot and the batterer are all children of God–whether they know it or not–and I’m supposed to treat them accordingly. It’s hard and I blow it all the time. I’d like everybody to … Continue reading

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Amidst the looting, the stabbing, the tear gas, and the fires

I guess you find your moment where you find it.

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