August, 2005

  • August 24, 2005 • Culture Dept. • Views: 165

    L.A. Confidential

    Everywhere in the world a green light means “go.” That is, everywhere except Hollywood, where a green light means “Take a number, have a seat, the executives will see you shortly. After Eternity.” Such temporal...

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  • August 15, 2005 • Culture Dept. • Views: 605

    Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood

    In honor of “Frankenstein, Or The Modern Prometheus” author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s August 30th birthday, below is the first of a handful of Frankenstein-themed miscellanea soon to appear in this blog. It may be...

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  • August 13, 2005 • Culture Dept. • Views: 262

    Mayo Family Winery

    The Mayo Family Reserve Room is more than just another roadside attraction meant to net tourists traveling Highway 12 en route to the Plaza. Since April, it’s been a veritable appetizer to the wine country, offering a delectable tasting...

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  • August 12, 2005 • Culture Dept. • Views: 532

    Darrell DeVore and the Gospel

    Darrell DeVore, musician, composer, experimental instrument-maker and progenitor of “Universal Music,” died of lung cancer July 9 surrounded by family and friends in his rural Petaluma music bungalow dubbed “Studio...

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