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Jenny O by la_underground

Learned My Lessons by Jenny O. – Song of the Day

So be thankful and speak your mind Give love to the treasures you find When you can, try to be on time And you’ll be happy for the rest of your life. Los Angeles...

Badass Breakfast Sandwich from Locali

Best Vegan Brunch Los Angeles: Locali

It may not be the prettiest breakfast sandwich on the block, but it sure packs a lot of flavor, and it travels well. Locali Hollywood is, frankly, a strange place. Billing themselves as “conscious...

Rob Thomas on Party Down

Rob Thomas on Party Down

My friend Liz Shannon Miller had a terrific post about how you should watch Party Down right now.  It reminded me of a story series creator Rob Thomas told at a TV writers’ panel in the back...

Five Fall Books I Can’t Wait to Read

Five Fall Books I Can’t Wait to Read

Now’s the time when I start to get really excited for the publishers’ slates of fall releases. My predictable line of thinking is: Rational self:  Just wait until November, you know this book is going...

Alain de Botton. Photo by Chris Boland www.chrisboland.com

Alain de Botton on Imagined Communities

“It is so hard to get to know a nation.  Even the smallest countries have so many people in them that no individual could hope to meet up with more than a fraction of...

Taylor Mac by TheArches

On Taylor Mac and Dame Edna

I believe that truth, in the theater, is often confused with a clearing away of theatricality.  I believe the clearing away of theatricality is as much of a glorious lie as the theatrical. -Taylor...