Mack Reed of L.A. Voice thinks it might be. One thing’s for sure, it can’t go on like this forever, and another catastrophic event (earthquake, oil shock, terrorist attack) could really bust the market down. What I always say is that the current run-up in home prices is due largely to the lending industry’s radical … Continue reading Is the real-estate bubble bursting?
Rainn Wilson will be in tomorrow’s (February 28th) Daily News talking about his blog, Schrute Space. Mr. Wilson writes his own stuff! No studio flak for him. Here’s something that didn’t make it into the article: Many of the times he writes it when they’re shooting a multitude of background shots. So, he says, if … Continue reading Breaking News on Dwight Schrute!
Before …… and after (note the change in clock time). Hair by Ilene. Continue reading Before and after
(Image from Kenneth A. Larson via Places Earth) I do remember Busch Gardens in Van Nuys. A bit of tropical/jungle paradise in the middle of a brewery. Now all that’s left is the brewery (and the overpowering smell of hops malt), but it used to have exotic birds, tours, a tram (the tracks are still … Continue reading Remembering Busch Gardens
Like it or not, the Toyota is America’s Automobile (yes, Automobile with a capital “A”), especially if you’re not, shall we say, under 65. Why just today, while passing through one of the “watch out lest you get T-boned by a Camry” stretches of my morning commute, I turned onto Van Nuys Boulevard and got … Continue reading The 2007 Camry Hybrid, America’s Automobile
Dwight Schrute with his bobble-head. The Valentine’s Day episode of “The Office,” summarized here by Northern Attack, was a television masterpiece. It deftly yet subtly explored many stages of romance, from Ryan the intern and Kelly’s “hookup” the night before (they kissed, she thought she now had “a boyfriend,” he tried to pull his own … Continue reading "The Office" on Valentine’s Day
REVISED: Per Ilene‘s queries, the FlavorBlasted Color Changing Goldfish turn either red or blue in your mouth, and they do so almost instantaneously. And here’s the relevant Nutrition Facts: In 51 crackers (yes people, a serving is 51 crackers — check it!), 14o calories, 6g fat, 1.5g saturated fat (1.5g polyunsatured, 3g monounsaturated), 5 mg … Continue reading Food as heroin REVISITED