monthly archives: September 2008

oliver james

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RIP, Paul Newman. *** It’s official. I’m becoming a musician. (Right after I become a writer.) The two big highlights of my day, probably my month, were seeing Fleet Foxes and MGMT. (Alo: I meant “highlight” right BEHIND seeing you.) … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast

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You be the judge. Sarah PalinWatch CBS Videos Online OR Chick from South Carolina I just tells it like I sees it. It is the virtues, not the faults…which constitute one’s true legacy. — Gandhi

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my life as a writer

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Here Hear that sound? It’s the sound of big fat sigh of relief. Or me puking. Either way, my reading last night is behind me. My friend, Scarlett, has been leading me through the onerous task of writing about stuff. … Continue reading

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What is water?

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It’s 2 a.m. PST and I’m on the plane heading to NY. (This was a last minute trip.) I love that I can blog on the plane. I hate that it’s 2. I haven’t slept but an hour, and we … Continue reading

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Humility with a comb-over

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I, being the last English major on this planet to find out, heard today that David Foster Wallace died. Specifically, he hanged himself. (Why is it hanged and not hung?)Jesus. Aside from an intolerance for suicide, I hate when my … Continue reading

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Wow. I have SO many updates, it’s really overwhelming. For you, I mean. 1. I ran in the Malibu Triathlon this year. Last year, if you’ll recall, I was dumb enough to sign up for the swim and then not … Continue reading

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hmmm

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Tonight I took Renee to see David Garza at the Troubador for her birthday (which was in July). I think we were probably the youngest people at the show by a decade or two. Which was strange. That’s all I … Continue reading

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Ham on Rye

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Good news that both Missouri and Texas won again, which, if you read the papers or the Internet or just live in the United States, you probably already knew. (Though I suppose you may meet all of those criteria and … Continue reading

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Where’s My 5 Cents?

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Dear Whole Foods, You know I luff you*. I’ve been a loyal customer for at least 8 years. When my friends insisted that Central Market was better, I patiently kept pimping your awesomeness until they conceded. Or just stopped hanging … Continue reading

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