Archive for ‘February, 2013’


Chaos Chronicles Podcast 702: Thank you for your Condolences

Chaos Chronicles Podcast 702: Thank you for your Condolences

  A new podcast with an update on events since my father’s death. Many thanks for your support. My gratitude to all of you. Sat, 23 February 2013 Chaos Chronicles 702: Thank you for your Condolences An update on Lian’s father’s death and her advice for those who are caregivers. Plus, an update on her […]

Musso & Frank Grill

Musso & Frank Grill

WHY Martinis, atmosphere, flannel cakes, atmosphere, chicken pot pie and atmosphere. WHAT God knows it isn’t the cooking that makes this place an essential L.A. restaurant—it’s the rich blend of traditional architecture and Hollywood history, faded smoke and legendary lies, all aged to an irresistible patina. (Okay, the cocktails are part of the draw, too.) […]

Sacred places

Sacred places

There are some places where one can go and you can feel surrounded by sacredness.  One of those places for me has been the Southwest Museum.  Traveling north from East LA on the Pasadena Freeway I would see it perched on the hill.  I wondered what it was and what was in the building.  I […]

NBC suffering sweeps week like never before

NBC suffering sweeps week like never before

Former NBC President of Entertainment, Warren Littlefield, gives an insider account of NBC in its golden age in his new book, “Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV.” Credit: AP NBC is suffering this month after receiving its worst sweeps week ratings ever, adding to a series of blows […]

Fun Flick Friday today: "Hotel Transylvania"

Fun Flick Friday today: "Hotel Transylvania"

Just a reminder that the Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa St., is having its monthly Friday Fun Flick this afternoon: "Hotel Transylvania," rated PG, at the Main Library Community Room. Free popcorn and drinks and spooky fun! Starts at 3:30 PM. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway

Our lovely & talented Visual Merchandising Manager, Anne, has recently created a display featuring books by and about Ernest Hemingway, so I just thought I would share! Featured books about Hemingway: Hemingway’s Boat by Paul Hendrickson There’s never been a biography quite like this one… The stories are rich with contradiction and humanity, and so […]

Glossy

Glossy

If it hasn’t been long enough since the last Boz pic, blame Shell Sherree’s “London Kiss” for putting me in a romantic mood. This, as if you couldn’t tell, is Boz’s “come hither and pet me” look. His star quality is hard to resist: his Bark Gable swagger, his Gary Pooper eyes, his Robert Pant […]

Innuendo

Innuendo

If it hasn’t been long enough since the last Boz pic, blame Shell Sherree for putting me in a romantic mood. This, as if you couldn’t tell, is Boz’s “come hither and pet me” look. His star quality is hard to resist: his Bark Gable swagger, his Gary Pooper eyes, his Robert Pant prance, his […]

Govine: Words that Anchor

Govine: Words that Anchor

The human body. Roughly 96 percent of the mass of the human body is made up of oxygen, carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen[1], but attributes like the capacity to imagine[2], allows people the freedom from a single, lone path… Not only is Gerda Govine Ituarte a Doctor of Education, she has a B.S. and M.A. in […]

Eleventh Annual FilmWeek Oscar Preview

Eleventh Annual FilmWeek Oscar Preview

Oscars statuettes are lined up in a local souvenir shop 10 days prior to this year’s upcoming Oscars, the 85th Academy Awards, in Hollywood, California, on February 14, 2013. The ceremony is scheduled for February 24, 2013. Credit: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images Hollywood’s biggest night of the year is nearly here and as Tinseltown prepares for […]

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