Comedy Writer, Stand Up and Author Brian Kiley has Book Signing at Book Soup in L.A.

If you are in Los Angeles (West Hollywood to be precise), meet comedy writer (Conan O’Brien) and stand up comic extraordinaire and now novelist Brian Kiley. He will be signing copies of  The Astounding Misadventures […]

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Just How Long Is That Beach?

  As the unofficial long-winded, self-proclaimed expert on all things lengthy in Southern California, I feel it is long past the time to address the elephant in the Basin: Long Beach. Ahh, Long Beach.  The […]

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Mayberry, L.A.

When people think of Los Angeles, they probably envision endless miles of concrete, infinite strip malls that test the definitions of beige, and a Kardashian snapping a selfie on every corner. But if you ever […]

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What To Talk About When You’re Covering A High Speed Car Chase

In L.A., the high-speed car chase is about as common as Botox on a Real Housewife. There’s nothing better to break up the monotony of the day than to see The View suddenly interrupted for […]

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Let’s Rename Some Cities

I like it when cities name themselves after something they feel is worthy or appropriate about the city itself. For instance, I find it interesting that Long Beach chose to name themselves after what it […]

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Arcadia – L.A.’s Bloomin’ Onion

I recently had the mundane pleasure of spending the day in Arcadia, California.  For those of you that have never heard of this San Gabriel Valley suburb of Los Angeles, let me try and help. […]

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L.A. Does Too Have Seasons

This time of year, I often hear people spouting popular misconceptions about the Great Southern California Basin like erroneous factoids spewing out of a Fox News cornucopia. For example, the constantly repeated refrain, “L.A. has […]

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Driving in L.A.

Driving in L.A. is different than in other places. Yes, there’s the traffic and freeways but there’s also the vanity plates. They let drivers announce to their fellow commuters what they do in the entertainment industry. In L.A., there is […]

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