Sunday, August 17, 2008

Filming Location: "Mother, Jugs, and Speed"

This is the location of the privately owned ambulance company that Bill Cosby, Raquel Welch, Harvey Keitel, and Larry Hagman work for in "Mother, Jugs, and Speed" (1976). It's on Rose Ave. in Venice.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

13.5 Gallon Tank

Friday, August 15, 2008

$100 Worth of In-N-Out Burger

Bought this for my class.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

View from Griffith Observatory Redux

I dragged Ben and a tripod up to the Griffith Observatory this past Sunday night. Ben found the renovated museum interesting. I took some more photos, with better results than last time.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Pho Sho

On Sepulveda Blvd.

I actually find this sign funnier than What the Pho, though it's a close contest.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Overheard in Los Angeles

"I can only follow one sport at a time, otherwise I have no time for myself."

Overheard at a party in Beverly Hills.

Monday, August 11, 2008

More Paul's Boutique Samples!

Continuing in my series of muxtapes of sample sources for Paul's Boutique, here is what I think is a complete collection of all of the sample sources for "Johnny Ryall", in the order in which they appear.

Sunday, August 10, 2008

LAX Firing Range

Nat and Ben went shooting here a couple of summers ago, and it's one of Carolle's favorite places in LA.

Soundtrack: "Gone Shootin'" by AC/DC

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Randy's Donuts

If you can believe it, Randy's was closed the other night when I went there at 2am to buy donuts for my kids.

Friday, August 8, 2008

LMU Bluff

De Stijl apartments on the right.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Venice Sign on Windward

This is a re-creation of a sign that used to hang on Windward Ave. a half-century ago. I really like it.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

The Valley

View from Mulholland Drive.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Shake Your Rump

Here are some of the sample sources from "Shake Your Rump", the second song on "Paul's Boutique".

Monday, August 4, 2008

City of Angels

View from the Griffith Observatory.

I have one week left in Los Angeles.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Filming Location: Val Kilmer's Apartment in Heat

This is the exterior location for Val Kilmer's apartment in Heat. It's where Kilmer's wife, Ashley Judd, signals to him to keep moving and not acknowledge her, because the cops have caught her and are waiting for him.

Saturday, August 2, 2008

Awesome Typeface

On Normandie, just north of Wilshire.

Friday, August 1, 2008

Elvis Ticket Booth

Joke courtesy of Eric Lynxwiler.