Pull up a seat, 'cause this is gonna take a few minutes...Read More
I'm gonna admit up front that I've never done one of these fundraising walks before. In the past, my style has been more like left-wing fomentation and rabble-rousing activism: sitting in, shouting, and delivering petitions with theatrical flair and justified indignation. No surprise that that was in my college days, huh? Now that I'm headed into my mid-30s...Read More
Yeahsoummmm... I have plenty excuses as to why I've not written in forever, and a few good reasons too. If I have any faithful readers out there who've missed me, I'm sorry for the unannounced hiatus! And if not then, well, whatever. I just really needed a break. And I got one! Two weeks in New York fxxkin' City catching up with friends and family did wonders for my soul. How funny is it that it's in that fast-paced city that never sleeps that I learned to stop spinning my wheels?Read More
I've often said that there's a certain je ne sais quoi about Los Angeles that makes it more hospitable to the beginnings of an art career than other cities. Berlin is the only other place I can think of that compares, it's just that there's no beaches there. Because of that certain something in the air here, LA is a magnet for artists of all stripes and talents, and with that comes a lot of mediocrity. In my opinion, a good 80% of art being shown and promoted here - both "outsider" and "legit" - is complete and utter bullshit. But man oh man does that last 20% make up for it.Read More
It's time to switch it up with a style feature!
This one goes out to all the ladies out there who's basic style sensibilities mirror mine: well-made clothing without huge logos; not too much print; lots of basics and a definable color palette; mostly made by local designers.Read More
I'm gonna go ahead and call this the coolest makeup brand you've never heard of. By that criteria alone, you could call it hipster-bait, except that would be kinda mean though. Besides, everyone knows that hipster girls don't wear makeup.Read More