The weather in Los Angeles has been beautiful this month, ranging from a few genuinely warm days, to a day of solid rain. Today, though, it’s like an October day in Maine — clear blue skies, bracing breeze, and voluminous clouds hugging the tops of the hills. What a way to go out.
It’s been an interesting month, but it’s time to come home, after a quick detour through Colorado.
Local blog aggregator Outside.in raises some moolah. Fred Wilson has more to say.
Lower East Side genius: HellSquare.com.
Saturday, visit to the Getty Villa in Malibu. Sunday, witnessing the legendary Defamer Oscar liveblog in action.
Whatevs is back. Back with a vengeance, no less.
Eater: Morandi Fever: Photo #00001! Can’t believe I’m in LA, missing this. (On the other hand: Matsuhisa tonight.)
Mark Evans: The XM-Sirius Deal Can’t Save Satellite-Radio. I was a longtime satellite radio doubter (jesus, that was 2002?), but I wonder if just the merger of all the major sportsleagues onto one system could be enough to make this work. (Related: the absolute deepest bullshit of 2007 thus far.)
Thomped on that Google hard drive failure data. Though current generation drives may have improved, the last few years at Gawker have been painful.
… and yet was thrilled to get back to LA yesterday.