Category Archives: Los Angeles

Not A Samantha Jones Type

I am single. I tell you this because as a woman in her 40s (…what?! She’s in her 40s?! She looks GREAT…) I am legally required to per The Relationship Status Transparency Act of 1988 (inspired by the Nora Ephron … Continue reading

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LA Haiku

Existential drive 405 to audition Help Target Starbucks

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How To Spot Red Flags On Bumble

Welcome to Bumble! So you bit the bullet and decided to join the throngs of humans on Bumble. We hope you enjoy our technology and meet your dream partner. However, we understand that not all of our users might be … Continue reading

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How To Do A Fancy LA Art Event

Enough with the fascist dictator perv about to set foot in the White House, let’s talk about something really important: event parties.  It took me twenty years to learn that I need not be rich or successful to attend  “fancy” … Continue reading

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Hangin’ With The Professional Picnic People

Last night I went to Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival’s “Taming Of The Shrew” performed by the Independent Shakespeare Co. (which was excellent) with two friends. Lucky for me these friends happen to be Professional Picnic People.  If it were … Continue reading

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A Jennifer Aniston Kind Of Girl

Jennifer cut her hair. I get it. I did the same thing  after a break-up in a mid-twenties-life crisis.  I have this thing with the Angelina/Jennifer rivalry.  I really feel it.  In my bones. Sure, they are both beautiful and … Continue reading

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Never Underestimate The Power Of A Mascara Brush

I worked last week as a note taker for focus groups.  I sit behind a one way mirror and type up what women have to say about cleanser, eye serum, mascara brushes.  Such products, I learned equates to porn to … Continue reading

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Life Is A Roller Coaster

“Do you want to go to a Movie Party?” asked my Well Connected Comedy Friend. We had just left an open mic at which my name hadn’t been chosen in the lottery.  The drive to Hollywood now seemed a waste … Continue reading

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My Name Is X And I Live In West LA

If you’ve lived in West LA long enough you start to know things that only people west of the 405 know. For instance, except for a few blocks in Venice and Santa Monica, only Mammoth after a storm gets any … Continue reading

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Indulgent Bout of Self-Pity and Hatred Directed Outward

I miss Mexico. I miss the sweetness of having pleasant interactions with people on the street and in stores. I’m very depressed to be back in the land of bankruptcies and people who don’t say hi to me. Depression is … Continue reading

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Home Of The Fabulous

I’m at Peete’s Coffee on Montana Ave. in Santa Monica, Land of Little Dogs, Babies, and General Overall Fabulousness. I think the jeans worn by the average woman walking down the street costs more than my entire wardrobe. Ok, make … Continue reading

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