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Byline alert: I wrote short portraits of a half-dozen players on the Chivas USA professional soccer team (possibly known to you as “the MLS team that plays in Los Angeles but is not the LA Galaxy”). My words accompany a fashion spread in the May issue of Men’s Journal–the article isn’t online, and the magazine […]

posted 27 April 2011 in Articles. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Self Portrait

Via a thermal imager.

posted 22 April 2011 in Photos, Self-reflexive. 3 comments


On the day of Prince’s second show at the L.A. Forum, some stray thoughts and observations from the amazing first show that I didn’t have room for in my review last week: 1. Los Angelenos show up late and leave early. Although the ticket said 7:30 and there was no opening act, at around 8:45, […]

posted 21 April 2011 in Reviews. 1 comment

Dinner Time

My apologies for the infrequent posting lately–I’ve had a full plate of magazine work, or really several full plates and a salad bowl. One of the recent results is my short profile of songwriter Bonnie McKee in the latest issue of Rolling Stone (where she’s slugged as “Best Secret Weapon”). It’s behind a paywall at […]

posted 20 April 2011 in Articles. no comments yet

His Name Is Prince

And he is funky. And I saw him last night at the fabulous Forum, on the opening night of his 21-show residency in Los Angeles, and I reviewed it for Rolling Stone‘s website.

posted 15 April 2011 in Outside, Reviews. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Dashboard Confessional

One last photo from Seattle. Standing in front of the Virgin Mary are Jackie Kennedy and Queen Elizabeth II.

posted 1 April 2011 in Photos. no comments yet