Archive for June, 2008

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    Mi Vida Loca

    The Wayward Adventures of Cochina Puta

    Last weekend it was my bff Reyna’s birthday and we spent it running around downtown LA and partying at the Biltmore Hotel, where we celebrated my last birthday as well. The Biltmore Hotel is a majestic place, and is supposedly where the Black Dahlia was last seen. I love old hotels! The smell! The architecture! …

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    Global Warming Ruined My Tan

    A couple weeks ago, Leyla and I went to glorious Palm Springs, CA with the expectation of returning with mocachino skin from lazing about by a pool all weekend. Southern California had been recently hit with heat waves so we figured the days spent trapped inside at our desks would pay off once we had …

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    Artheart Interviews

    Mad Crushin’ on Gea Philes

    Happy Monday everyone! With the launch of my Paper Doll, I thought it would be the perfect time to interrogate the lovely lady behind all the artwork on, New York-based artist Gea Philes! + You were born in Chile. How old were you when you came to the States? Yes, I was born in …

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    Music Style

    A Sunday Smile

    This weekend I was able to catch one of my favorite bands, Beirut, at the Wiltern. Since my friend Shaun and I are old grandpas, we enjoyed the show from balcony seats, drinks in hand of course. Beirut’s gypsy-influenced, brass-heavy songs always sound like closing credits music to me, in the kind of film that …