There are hundreds of bridges in Los Angeles County. They cross rivers, creeks, ravines, roads, train tracks, and other obstacles. If there's a bridge you'd like to see me visit for this series, Take 'em to the Bridge, contact me to let me know or leave a comment.Trip, trap, trip, trap! ***** The Glendale-Hyperion Bridge … Continue reading Take ‘em to the Bridge: Visiting the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge
Month: November 2015
The Ultimate One Album Wonders Directory
The following entry originally appeared on the Amoeblog The vinyl LP was introduced by Columbia Records in 1948 but the 45 inch single remained the primary media for recorded music until 1967, when LPs overtook them, marking the dawn of the Album Era. That era, arguably, ended in 2007, after which digital downloads overtook the … Continue reading The Ultimate One Album Wonders Directory
They Sing Sea Songs Down by the Seashore — Vegetarian Sea Shanties of a Sort
The following entry originally appeared on the Amoeblog Their Only Harvest by Colin Hunter (1879) In addition to my guide to sea vegetables, here's a companion piece/guide to modern day sea shanties by vegetarian (or former vegetarian, in some cases) songwriters or bands with vegetarian members. Eat your sea veg and enjoy! Seaweed Gatherers (1926) by Harold … Continue reading They Sing Sea Songs Down by the Seashore — Vegetarian Sea Shanties of a Sort
The Brightwell Guide to Sea Vegetables
When people find out that I’m vegetarian, about half of them ask me whether or not I eat seafood. I usually reply that I do, as I eat sea vegetables. Most are confused by this response for several reasons. Firstly, they’re used to meeting self-described vegetarians who aren’t actually vegetarians as they make exceptions for … Continue reading The Brightwell Guide to Sea Vegetables
Mist & Iron — Visiting Radio Hill
If you can't see the forest for the trees, Los Angeles might only seem like an exclusively horizontal city. The fact of the matter is, however, that no city on earth has greater difference in elevation, from below-sea-level Wilmington to 1,544 meter tall Mount Lukens. Tallest in the county is Mount San Antonio but even … Continue reading Mist & Iron — Visiting Radio Hill
Eurodisco Legends Joy Are Coming to Orange County!
The following entry originally appeared on the Amoeblog Austrian Eurodisco group Joy are scheduled to perform live in Santa Ana on 5 December Saint Nicholas Eve/Krampusnacht) at the Yost Theater. They will perform hits including “Touch By Touch,” “Hello,” “Japanese Girls,” “Valerie,” “Im In Love,” “Countdown of Love,” and more. Buy tickets now as there are … Continue reading Eurodisco Legends Joy Are Coming to Orange County!