Cemetery Stolling

For lunch this afternoon, I met up with my friend Alysia: a Fake Angeleno guest blogger and L.A. history authority, amongst many other honorifics.   We enjoyed …

Michael K. Jewelers

It’s not every day you see a jewelry store named after a J.M. Coetzee novel.  I hope they’re not selling South African blood diamonds in there, …

Big Think: Big Deal?

The headline in the New York Times read: "Ex-Harvard President Meets a Former Student and Intellectual Sparks Fly." I was expecting to read some screwball piece …

Biodiesel?

We’re starting our car search this weekend.  Does anyone have any advice for us on how to find a good biodiesel-powered car in L.A?  It would …