Yearly Archives: 2007

Too Much Wine

Yes, I’ll be the first to admit: sometimes this blog is as far from profound as Richard Dawkins is from a church potluck dinner.  To wit, here are some completely unrelated and mostly stupid brain excretions…

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White Light/Black Rain

(The following was written after watching the excellent documentary, “White Light/Black Rain”, on HBO — detailing the aftermath of the bombing by the United States of the Japanese cities Nagasaki and Hiroshima in 1945.) I understand the stoicism of the … Continue reading

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Top Ten Random Band Names

Yes, I was on one of those silly name-generator websites while I was supposed to be working today… but that’s the nice thing about working as a writer/producer — I can always say I was only trying to jump-start my … Continue reading

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Trapped in the Amber of the Moment

Reflecting on the death of Kurt Vonnegut I need to thank my older brothers, who turned me on to the unusual, maddeningly outrageous and ultimately mind-opening writings of people like Robert Heinlein and Kurt Vonnegut. It’s odd to consider that … Continue reading

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Useless Media Musings

Some things I discovered this week, by surfing the channels, and surfing the web: While Minnie Driver may not have completely mastered her American accent, she and Eddie Izzard are absolutely terrific in their new FX series, The Riches.

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Eat This, LA!

Periodic Posts on Particular Prandial Pleasures Mayura Style: Southern Indian (Kerala) Location: Culver City, on the corner of Venice Blvd. & Motor Ave. Website: www.mayurarestaurant.com

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Hooray For Bollywood

Here’s my latest dirty little secret: I have become a huge fan of Bollywood musicals. I’m not sure when it happened, or if it was instantaneous, but I’m hooked.

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