Bad Advice Friday, 4-07-17

  Today is once more Bad-Advice Friday. I shall be dispensing bad advice to all comers. The advice will stupendously bad. RP asks: Pop Tart wine pairings, please. Dear RP: While many people and all wine connoisseurs and cannibals know that white wine goes with white food and … Continue reading

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. ┬áThe forgotten cradle of Western civilization. ┬áLong has the city with Beach in … Continue reading

Get Me A Massage…Stat!

Here in Los Angeles, everyone wants a massage all the time. To hear people talk, you'd think that it ranks right after air on the list of basic human needs. The problem is, where to go? It seems like there are only two types of massages available in the Great Southern California Basin. The first … Continue reading

Hot? Again?

Here is something that happens every October in Southern California that I'll bet most of the country never has to experience: a heat wave. Temps are forecasted to be in the 100's by this weekend. Oh goodie. Everyone else has already broken out the winter wardrobe, and rotated the liquor cabinet … Continue reading

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 get lost on the 210 Freeway, and take an off-ramp with the hopes of finding not only … Continue reading