๐Ÿ” | My Top 10 Posts of 2017

Hey all! So even though we are in 2018 and letting the past go, killing it if we must, I decided to take a look back at some of my more popular posts of last year.

They range from writing updates to thoughts on movies to a random photo of an abandoned building on a busy Los Angeles street. Below are my top 10 posts of last year.

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๐ŸŽฅ | Video: โ€œMMXVIII: A New Years Storyโ€ Trailer

Since no one pays any attention to what I do here, maybe no one will notice this silly little copyright-infringing iMovie trailer I put together with footage fromย New Year’s Eve.

I told y’all I was going to keep making these little trailers. They’re fun, yo! Once again, the editing was all done in iMovie, and all footage was captured by my obsolete iPhone 7 using the Filmic Pro app.

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๐Ÿ“ธ | Folks Put On Elaborate Costumes for Free Candy

So as you know, Tuesday was All Hallows’ Eve, or Halloween, as it’s called in the flyover. (jk lol.) After running some errands in the city, I stopped at a couple of neighborhood haunts (tee hee) and snapped a few photos.

But first I had some beers.

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๐Ÿธ | So I Went to a Different Bar and Got Drunk and Had Fun

So, instead of going to my usual spot โ€” which, apparently, the entire world knows I frequent โ€” I decided to go to a different spot to get drunk. This was cool because I got to meet a whole new strata of people, experience a different breed of bartender, and I was never in danger of “fucking up anyone’s money,” as some would say.

Do or Dive

I made the trek to Do or Dive in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, the former home of a supposedly pretentious, Michelin-starred dining spot that had transformed into a hipster’s wet dream of irony and kitsch, complete with vintage beer signs, retro TVs with UHF dials, and a stuffed shark chomping on an old-school Budweiser can. I mean, the place’s mascot is a kerchief-wearing Frenchie named Poops โ€” and she has her own oversize graffiti logo greeting you as you walk in. Continue reading “๐Ÿธ | So I Went to a Different Bar and Got Drunk and Had Fun”