The above quote was from yesterday’s meeting of LARA RWA, the Los Angeles chapter of the Romance Writers of America.

I was there to whore out my play inform the lovely men and women of that organization that I’d written something that they might enjoy watching. (I had postcards with…

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Valentine’s Day - “Real Wine” Episode 9

It’s Valentine’s Day, and we’ve got some recommendations for both the V-Day lovers AND haters out there.  First, an Elysium dessert wine (paired with chocolate, ice cream and made into a cocktail), then a Bandit boxed Cabernet Sauvignon for those throwing a party.  A little fun for everyone on this special day!  

Join host Kateland Carr as she tries to make drinking wine more down to Earth.

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Glory Fist - Ready For Primetime!

Hey gang - check out this music video, directed by Douglas Cheney of Big Fantastic, starring the amazing Paula Rhodes, Kateland Carr, Ryan Wise, and YOURS TRULY.

Please rate it, and comment - all comments posted in the first 48 hours will be sung back by Rex Thunder himself, which should be hilarious.  DO IT!

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Pinot Noir & Food! - “Real Wine” Episode 07

Pinot Noir is nicknamed “the heartbreak grape” - on this episode of Real Wine, we put our hearts on the line with a 2009 Ampelos and a Pinot Evil from France. Plus, our first-ever guest, Chef Angela Webb, shows us how to make some simple foods to pair with wine. Join host Kateland Carr as she tries to make drinking wine more down to Earth.

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Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’
Isaac Asimov, apparently reacting to the Iowa Caucuses. (via spytap)

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You have 2 cows.
You give one to your neighbour.

You have 2 cows.
The State takes both and gives you some milk.

You have 2 cows.
The State takes both and sells you some milk.

You have 2 cows.
The State takes both and shoots you.

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This is a music video I directed for Mike Park (founder of Asian Man Records, founding member of Skankin’ Pickle) in 2005. Just realized I didn’t have it anywhere online, and thought I would share.  Blast from the past…

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This week’s HSA post is one of my favorites.

Give this video 18 minutes and you’ll understand the last 30 years of music. In fact, I’d recommend minimizing the window and just listening. It’s amazing what you’ll learn about what you already thought you knew.

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This can’t possibly be for real… CAN IT?



Must-see VC pitch.

Update! Fred Wilson / Union Square Ventures is leading an eight figure Series A investment round for (the site will be up once they cash the check).


(Source: jarodreyes)

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The 10th and FINAL part of my MIAMI VICE journals (from way back in 2006), in which we survive the doldrums of post-production. Now - I had intended to edit one more video, from the test screening process (which includes private jets and trips to Vegas and Oakland), but then I got busy with “Sam Has 7 Friends.” Maybe I’ll actually do it for old times sake…

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