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How I Survived the March 2014 LA Quakes.

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The-Now-Panic-and-Freak-O-001There were two earthquakes this March in Los Angeles. The first one woke me and my boyfriend Eric up at about 6:30am, and it felt like the big one–the earthquake I’ve been hearing about my whole Californian life. My poor boyfriend’s a recent Chicago transplant, so it’s up to me to terrify him and patronizingly say things like, “Do you even know how to duck and cover?” So, when this first…

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theatlantic:

Track of the Day: Wild Cub’s “Thunder Clatter”

A tropical dance track with new-wave traces of Cut Copy and The Cure.

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As far as I know, these are not my parents.

vintage phoneEvery evening, as I start my commute home, I call my parents. It’s a nightly call that I blame on LA traffic because I’m uncomfortable admitting the truth–I am really close with my parents. I can’t help it. They’re really good company, so it took me until my late twenties to realize that being best friends with your parents isn’t always a good thing. I’m experiencing a delayed teenage rebellion,…

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666diary:

organizing books and drinking wine.

oldloves:

Ava Gardner & Mickey Rooney, 1942

oldloves:

Ava Gardner & Mickey Rooney, 1942

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My Tips for the New Year

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In which I wear blue lipstick and Jello Biafra from The Dead Kennedys yells at me.

Our Trip to the TGI Fridays in Crenshaw

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