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Michael C. McMillen: Aristotle's Cage I'm taking art notes for my own benefit and you're stuck along for the ride; sorry about that. Years ago, on a Los Angeles vacation, I saw a piece of art at LACMA. It wasn't a painting, a photograp...

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Book Report: Inherent Vice I'm too blissed out from playing Shinteki to write a new blog post. Fortunately, I have a backlog of book reports. Thus: Inherent Vice It's a mystery set in Los Angeles, but it's 60s Los Angeles. T...

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Book Report: Ecology of Fear Angelenos worry about disaster a lot. At least that's the premise of Ecology of Fear. Los Angleles is prone to disaster, both in real life, in the movies, in books,... Maybe it's true. And yet. H...

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Book Report: The Box It's a book about cargo boxes. You know, intermodal freight containers. That was enough to get me to read the book. There's interesting stuff in here for economists, policy wonks, labor history fo...

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Site Update: Los Angeles Photos I took some photos in Los Angeles, though they aren't exactly photos of Los Angeles. Instead... uhm, museum-goers. They're photos of museum-goers. I must have been in a weird mood that week.Labels: l...

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Book Report: Giant Robot 53 In this most recent issue of Giant Robot, James Jarvis says ...it takes a lot of obsessiveness to make things minimal. If he decides to give up the art business, he could be a technical writer. ...

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Site: Santa Monica / Venice Photos I posted some photos and notes from my meanderings in Santa Monica and Venice. The summary: there may be wonderfully exciting things going on in Santa Monica and/or Venice, but I didn't spot them. ...

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Book Report: Shampoo Planet I attended this meeting via video conference. No, I was not the guy in the gorilla suit. I have never ordered a gorilla-suited singing telegram. I figured that the concept is so wonderful that the...

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Book Report: the Psycho Ex Game Question: Under what circumstances will Larry read a romance novel? Answer: If one of the co-authors is Andy Prieboy. That's right, Andy Prieboy. Question: Wait, is that a good reason? Answer: As ...

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