January, 2008

  • January 31, 2008 • Sonoma Co. • Views: 150

    Wince Country

    Sometimes, wine country is “wince” country – as when one inadvertently refers to one’s sommelier as one’s “dealer.” An acquaintance had me over to preview galleys of his forthcoming aeronautics tome and offered me a glass of...

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  • January 24, 2008 • Sonoma Co. • Views: 112

    To Live and Drive in LA

    Whenever one meditates on the Hollywood “Dream Factory,” it’s difficult to resist making facile jabs at its inevitable nightmares. From the ground up, these include the fact that the entire place is paved, as if it were hermetically...

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  • January 17, 2008 • Sonoma Co. • Views: 132

    Hollywon’t Drive Again

    At 2:30 p.m. last Wednesday, FilmArt3’s Raymond Daigle was burning our show reel to DVD. I had to hit the road in half an hour if I still hoped to pull into Abe Levy’s Hollywood Hills driveway in time to at least have a glass of wine...

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