by Sunset Veranda
|SV, Happy Hour, Elysian Park|Westside White Guy
asserts his own Angloness
over an even more Anglo guy, Clean Sweeper Walter Moore
Times digital scribes found the opportunity to break a big story Saturday night. The Mayor broke his elbow
riding his bike after a local jitney stopped short causing Villaraigosa to go airborne. Perfect timing for bicycle activist and billy goat Council candidate Stephen Box.
You might not know the name but you should recognize the face. Character actor James Gammon died at the age of 70 Friday
. Known for television series such as Nash Bridges
and movies such as Urban Cowboy
Gammon was also a recurring component in many Sam Shephard
plays. Shephard as a playwright has a seeming inability to find new locales and fresh language for his dismay at America's downward trajectory. However he once
played banjo on Patti Smith
's cover of Nirvana
's song, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Pasty white and even pastier white talkradio ringmasters will alight from their perches: Republican Assemblyman Mike Villines is finally named the winner
in the scary party's nomination for State Insurance Commissioner. Villines took the full brunt of the conservative agitprop talkshows when he broke with a GOP pledge 0f no new taxes.
Peach ice cream is the story of the day at LAist.
In true Westside myopic fashion of course the best servings are to be found near Caruso's Art Deco Wonderland
at Mr. Gilmore's Farmers Market
. Nothing however when compared to the que rico paletas at Danny's Tacos on Grand Avenue; something that the más blanca que el blanco bocas at LAist have not likely ever experienced.
(Editors note: In case you haven't figured it out most of this post is parody. Touche