This hellspawn citrus was picked off the tree and photographed two weeks ago in the backyard of a friend’s home in Santa Barbara.
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This Sunday’s issue of The New York Times Magazine is “The Inspiration Issue,” featuring a collection of articles about how creativity works. I contributed two pieces: a short one where I got Andre Braugher to share the reading list that served as his preparation for playing a submarine captain on the very enjoyable new ABC […]
My apologies for the grain: this was taken from my car and then cropped down, but I thought the license plate was remarkable. In case it’s not clear, that’s a BMW featuring the vanity license plate HAMLET, with the A replaced by a star symbol. For me, that sums up a lot of life in […]
You may have noticed that posting here at R42 HQ has been lighter in the past year than in the past, for which I apologize. Aside from the generic huggermugger of a busy life getting in the way of my Quality Blogging Time, I’ve had a specific big project I’ve been working on, called VJ. […]
What, you say that’s six weeks from now? Well, my article on the Halloween parties thrown by Neil Patrick Harris and his fiancé David Burtka is out now in Food & Wine, and since I wrote it almost a year ago, I’m not inclined to wait any longer to let you know about it. You […]
There’s an area in Runyon Canyon (a mostly vertical park in Los Angeles) where somebody has arranged stones into a large spiral; it takes a few minutes to walk to the center. There’s also some loose stones nearby, which have usually been arranged to spell a word or two, anything from “ROCK” to “LUST.” Recently, […]