Reading Material: Literary Upstart; Billboards; Seinfeld’s Mom

  1. Hey Angelenos!  Got a short story laying in the bottom drawer next to that screenplay?  Here's a lark: Submit your work of short fiction to The L Magazine's Literary Upstart competition held twice a year in the heart of that edgy cultural ferment known as Greenwich Village.  If you get selected to compete, I can wrangle you a place to crash if you pay half my plane fare to go with you. [Literary Upstart: The L Magazine]
  2. L.A. stepping up efforts to curtail billboard advertising?  Sure… We'll believe it when we see some improvement. [PSFK]
  3. Gretchen had a great celebrity sighting last month: Seinfeld's TV mom! [Live From Los Angeles]