Category Archives: cheap cool stuff

Sometimes I am fancy.

I work at a talent agency, where I make about one dollar an hour, just enough to cover about zero percent of my living expenses. [Disclaimer: agency pay L.A.-wide is typically low and all assistants know that going in – … Continue reading

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Oh, hello, Colin Firth

I’m just going to throw it out there: I sat nine rows away from Colin Firth on Friday. HI. I’m having a love-hate relationship with L.A. (it’s only been five months), but it’s moments like this that make me looooove … Continue reading

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My new favorite place in L.A.

For months I have wept my eyes out because I literally had not walked on grass since I got here. There’s too much city and an abundance of cracked, jaggedy concrete. You guys. I found my new favorite place AND … Continue reading

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Overbooked.

When I came to L.A. four months ago, I scarcely knew anyone, but now I’m officially overbooked with too much to do with too many people. Not a bad thing, but I’ve forgotten why I came here: to write and … Continue reading

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Judd Apatow is alive… with the Sound of Music

A couple days ago, I went to an Upright Citizens Brigade show hosted by Jeff Garlin, who always brings a couple of guest comedians with him. This week included JUDD APATOW(!), who wrote/directed/had a hand in movies like ANCHORMAN, THE … Continue reading

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Weekend Shenanigans

Three months in, the transition to L.A. is still rough. Adjusting to the constant threat of parking tickets, establishing a new career in a totally different field, and creating a new friend base…. I’m not stressed at all!!! However, there … Continue reading

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The one where we go to a surprisingly super-cool party

Even though I live in THE ENTERTAINMENT CAPITAL OF THE WORLD!!!!, I hardly ever go out because I’m pinching my pennies until I get better paychecks. Last weekend, my roommate, Jasmine, heard about a Heineken-sponsored party in Culver City (ed. … Continue reading

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