The Getty Center: Los Angeles in a...

9th Mar, 2011

L.A. is not home to me. It never will be, never could be. It’s dry and sprawling, full of sun-bleached buildings and strip malls. It bears no resemblance to the…

Read More

10 Photos from our California trip

3rd Mar, 2011

Yesterday, I visited my mother at her home 20 minutes south of Seattle. As I left, I noticed a few tiny snowflakes begin to fall. It was unexpected – it’s…

Read More

WTF Wednesday: rolling roadblocks in...

23rd Feb, 2011

– I’d like to think that, as a Seattleite (Seattlite? Does it matter?) I know a thing or three about traffic. It’s taken me 25 minutes to move 25 feet…

Read More

10 pictures from Venice, CA

10th Aug, 2010

While Rand was once again showing off his public speaking skills (and meting out crazy doses of charm) I decided to roam around the city a bit. The only problem?…

Read More

Shit my brother says

3rd Aug, 2010

Since yesterday consisted of an entire post dedicated to my mom’s insanity brilliance, I thought I’d take a minute to talk about my brother, Edward … Rand and flew down…

Read More

What can brown do for you? Kick your...

29th Jul, 2010

Rand and I were wandering around in L.A. last week (did I mention that nobody walks in L.A.? It’s because nothing is close by) looking for decent food near Venice…

Read More

Los Angeles: City of … no way...

12th Jan, 2010

The first time I landed in LAX, I was 14. I was spending a few days with my brother, who was a freshman in college at USC. I remember gawking…

Read More

No permission slip required

7th Jan, 2010

You may have heard that spending time with someone from your youth will cause you to behave in much the same way you did when you two were close friends.…

Read More

Los Angeles, tar pits, and old friends.

6th Jan, 2010

A long, long time ago, when god was a boy, I went to school with a girl named Katie Cohen. We made interesting style choices, in line with the fashion of the mid-90s.…

Read More