Wednesday, October 22

Elliot Smith

E.S. killed himself (probably!?) 11 years ago today. Huge loss. Chronic depression is a bitch.

Wednesday, October 15

Ricky Jay

I ran into magician/actor/raconteur Ricky Jay at an Art Spiegelman presentation on wordless comics and woodcuts. I said "Ricky Jay?" And he said, "Why, yes, " and I said "You're awesome!" He laughed and said thanks.

Living in L.A. Is alright sometimes.

Tuesday, October 7

Whoa.

No one you know under the age of 40 has any memory of a world where the Clash did not exist.