One of the things I’m looking forward to when moving back to SoCal: free personal trainer / quality gym time with brother.
Lovin’ the fact that this #LA office is so close to the #beach. Can’t wait to move in. #HermosaBeach (at Hermosa Beach Pier)
"As writers and artists, we cannot stand quietly by as we watch our fellow writers and journalists pressed into silence or risking prosecution and often drastic punishment for the mere act of communicating their thoughts."
Today’s top item in Book News: A group of more than 200 authors, including Salman Rushdie, Wole Soyinka, Jonathan Franzen, Günter Grass and Margaret Atwood, have signed an open letter — released in advance of the Sochi Olympics — criticizing recent Russian laws that “that place a chokehold on the right to express oneself freely.” The letter points to three laws that it says put writers at risk: “the so-called gay ‘propaganda’ and ‘blasphemy’ laws, prohibiting the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality and ‘religious insult’ respectively, and the recriminalisation of defamation.”
Read more here.
Dante de Blasio’s afro mesmerizes Jon Stewart.
Images blur and repeat in a hypnotic black-and-white display for Solvent’s “Burn the Tables,” made entirely on video synthesizers.