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Friday Foto: H. R. Giger Lemon

This hellspawn citrus was picked off the tree and photographed two weeks ago in the backyard of a friend’s home in Santa Barbara.

posted 28 September 2012 in Photos. no comments yet

Sweet Inspirations

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 […]

posted 27 September 2012 in Articles. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Hamlet Star

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 […]

posted 21 September 2012 in Photos. no comments yet

By the Way

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. […]

posted 19 September 2012 in Buy My Stuff. no comments yet

Happy Halloween

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 […]

posted 17 September 2012 in Articles. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Pussy Riot

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, […]

posted 14 September 2012 in Photos. no comments yet

Happy Birthday, Moby

I am grateful for many things in my life, not least that I think about my experiences on 9/11/2001 with less frequency as the years pass.

posted 11 September 2012 in Archives, Tasty Bits. no comments yet