If you're going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you're going to be locked up – Hunter S. Thompson

When you’re born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you’re born in America, you get a front-row seat - George Carlin. Well, welcome to your box seats.

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Umbrella drink

It’s a boy

Actually, it’s a dotcom.  It’s us dot com and we’re 10 today.  Of all the things that have gone to shit in that time, all the plants that have died, all the mayhem and madness, we didn’t kill this thing.  Yay for us! (Yes, all that was needed to keep the domain was to remember to renew every year or…

boardners

The Dude Abides

This is Boardner’s in Hollywood - yet another Hollywood bar that is not quite sure what it wants to be.  It’s dark and moody, but the bar is curvy with mood lighting better suited for West Hollywood than an historic L.A. dive bar. We stopped in to see what all the commotion in the street was about.

Powerhouse

So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish

Saturday was a lazy day.  A long walk in Venice, and the “mental disturbance” tour of Venice Beach, with lunch and some gratuitous nudity and dog abuse for a floor show.  Regrouping in L.A., Lurleen and I then went hunting for a decent Hollywood dive bar. We strolled over to the Tinhorn to meet the bartender from generation-awesome.com for the beer special…