Category Archives for "Living L.A. Vida Loca"
We had an earthquake Friday night, the second one recently. Neither was huge, but both were big enough that everyone noticed them. I follow this Twitter channel. It’s called LA QuakeBot (@earthquakesLA.) It posts a tweet every time that USGS … Continue reading
It’s raining this morning. Los Angeles is hilarious in the rain. The local news will run teasers all day. “What’s with all this rain, and WHEN will it finally END? Details at 11!” (To mock evenly, Seattle is the same … Continue reading
This is the last of my three-day trio of posts on life in Los Angeles. I decided to reach out to Los Angeles-based bloggers to ask two simple questions. Here are their responses: What is the worst thing about living … Continue reading
Yesterday I posted about whether it makes sense to move to L.A. Ready to pack your bags? Keep in mind it’s easy to have the wrong preconception of what life in L.A. is like, given that every movie you’ve ever … Continue reading
I love L.A.! I hate L.A.! If that seems like a contradiction to you, you don’t live here. Today is my five-year Los Angiversary. To mark the occasion, I thought I’d help any aspiring entertainment artists out there struggling with … Continue reading
Establishing a daily rhythm is difficult for me because, as a tutor, I work swing shift hours. In my ideal world, one wakes up, gets one’s work done, then enjoys the rest of the day once the work is done. … Continue reading
I’m going to a place that is not like L.A.
On the TV show Futurama, the main character Fry often eats a product called “Bachelor Chow.” One assumes this is a play on Dog Chow. While this is, of course, a joke, and one somewhat pejorative of the bachelor lifestyle, … Continue reading
When you think L.A., you think sunshine, right? After all, in every movie you’ve ever seen, when the protagonists go to L.A., there will be three establishing shots: the Hollywood sign, a girl in a bikini, and a palm tree. … Continue reading