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July 19


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     The idea started when we were climbing around on our hands and knees, in the dark, in the hills above the Hollywood Bowl.  The object of the exercise was to get close enough to the seats to both see and hear the music for free.  Unfortunately, a lot of people/… Read full post »

SEPTEMBER 21, 2009 3:04PM

I could have died, but didn't, obviously

"How ya doin?"
"Great. Just got out of the hospital."

It's not the answer you're looking for when you ask that standard question. But that's the answer I've been giving the last day and a half. Let's start at the beginning.

Last Wednesday I got a dot of pain right about mid-rib on… Read full post »

SEPTEMBER 10, 2009 9:08PM

My brother is going to hell

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My brother is going to hell.  No, seriously, he is.  He did something to me when I was six and he was seven-and-a-half… Read full post »

AUGUST 28, 2009 7:52PM

No, I didn't go to jock state


The luncheon was held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.  The combined editorial and advertising staffs from both New York Magazine and New West Magazine had come together, along with representatives of the major ad agencies in… Read full post »

AUGUST 24, 2009 5:01PM

545 vs. 300,000,000 - Damn!

 What follows is an email I've gotten before, but I just got again today.  And no, I DIDN'T check in on Snopes.com to ensure the validity of Charlie Reese having written it.  That said, the numbers are correct, and the facts of the matter depress me no end.  What was Igor's… Read full post »

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AUGUST 20, 2009 8:59PM

I Wrecked Carl Reiner's Car


            I wrecked Carl Reiner’s car.  I mean, I didn’t, really.  My car wrecked Carl Reiner’s car.  I wasn’t driving my car at the time, but physics, gravity, and mechanical failure… Read full post »