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San Francisco

I’ve been thinking about San Francisco a lot lately. Maybe I am just thinking about living somewhere outside of LA. Maybe it’s because I’ve been listening to a song by a band called Foxygen called “San Francisco.” The song owes … Continue reading

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The Advertising Age, Part III

Next morning, Barbara awoke to the warm glow of the artificial sun creeping across her living room. Without hesitation, she threw on a turquoise chiffon dress and a belted coat and rushed to the monorail station to catch the first … Continue reading

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The Advertising Age, Part II

Continued from my previous entry… Barbara’s head was still expanding as she boarded the monorail, which to her resembled a giant snake with crystal skin. All the businessmen in suits, all the women in flowing silver dresses—they were sitting, legs … Continue reading

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The Advertising Age, Part I

Is there anything sadder than a neglected blog? I guess so–neglected milk is pretty bad. And, come to think of, I guess neglecting your children or pets is much, much worse. But that’s a criminal matter and, last I checked, … Continue reading

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The name’s Top. Carrot Top.

There’s a lot to love about LA. Hiking in Griffith Park. Having a cocktail downtown. Lying on the beach in Malibu. Complaining about the traffic on the 405. Playing hobo or hipster in Echo Park. Oh yeah, and those Keys … Continue reading

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Mr. Blacks in “The Old College Try”

You will remember from our last installment that Mr. Blacks was reinstated as a government agent. We find him on a plane headed for Texas to help thwart a violent drug cartel …well, actually, we find him and his old … Continue reading

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Mr. Blacks in “Hooray for Hollywood”

In our last installment, Mr. Blacks had been living on the street, when he got hired at a law firm. Within several years, or perhaps hours, it doesn’t really matter, Mr. Blacks became a world-renowned entertainment attorney, taking on some … Continue reading

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