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TV Shows Set in LA and NY by Decade

I recently moved to Burbank, California.  I like Burbank – it’s got a great history of television production, it’s relatively clean, and it’s in The Valley (As in The All Valley Karate Championship). Figure 1 – Sweep the leg. While I moved the 40 or so miles to Burbank, my job did not move with me, and I’m now driving…

Democratic Convention Day 1: In which we mostly talk about politics with this on in the background

    TIG: Ben Todd Jealous is the first person I see aside from some guy.   The whole ordeal sounds sort of amateur hour because of the bad sound mixing. Bernie guy kicking it off. Jesus, a shot of the audience is immediately much more diverse DP: DNC music is SO much better than than the RNC music.  Not surprisingly. TIG: He’s…

Week in Review

Monday Closed for America’s Birthday Tuesday “Hillary unleashed ISIS across the Middle East!” From Politico DP: That’s…so absurd. Qmusing: I always like how America is responsible for all world affairs. TIG: It’s her email server that unleashed ISIS DP: I can’t believe that the FBI refuses to prosecute CROOKED HILLARY! Her private server email address was HillDog@isis.biz how could she have been SO IRRESPONSIBLE??…

An Odd Turn…

My Spotify playlist just took me on an Expected Journey. I just Took a trip from Footloose to Country Roads. To be clear, that’s from Kevin Bacon dancing for FREEDOM, all the way to John Denver singing about how country roads are taking him home, and to his…like…past…or something?  Let’s take a CLOSER look! In 1985 or so, my mom…

Occidentalism: “…temptation, tourism, and hidden despair.”

Goon, greetings from Ho Chi Minh City. It is charming here. It’s a little run down, but it’s also new and sparkling. It’s a bit on the dangerous side, but it’s actually quite safe. It’s cheap as fuck, but it can drain your bank account. It is a land of wonderful contradiction peppered with palm trees. Anyway, writing is one of…