Category Archives: Photography

Words Do Fail

So, do you want to buy a massive historic Masonic Temple down on Wilshire Boulevard? It just came up for sale – thirteen and a half million – murals and symbols and statuary and inscriptions and all. Cool. Masons Fail … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Life in Hollywood, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Brief Interruption

There is no Tuesday evening column – other matters came up. There will be one tomorrow evening of course. In lieu of a lot of words, consider the day’s photography – a walk from Hollywood and Vine down Hollywood Boulevard … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Life in Hollywood, Photography | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper died today: In a world of fake bad boys, he was the true article – a natural-born rule breaker, a Hollywood rebel who took midnight rides on the wild side with James Dean, a scraggly-haired hippie too hip … Continue reading

Posted in Dennis Hopper, Life in Hollywood, Photography | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

In Photos

Move over Sarah Palin – Aimee Semple McPherson was there long before you – doing the same thing with much more flair. Angelus Temple The Evangelist The Parsonage This is where the flamboyant Christian Right started, right here in Los … Continue reading

Posted in Evangelicals, Photography, Religion in America, Sarah Palin | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Last Night

No Thursday evening column – New Year’s Eve, you see, and there are other things to do, having to do with the end of the year and the end of the decade, and behavior appropriate to that. This is what … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Life in Hollywood, Photography | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving

A pause – off for the holiday with the family, elsewhere – Commentary will resume in a few days – But when there are no words, there are sometimes pictures – Hollywood this week – Extreme Hollywood Old Hollywood Vixens … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Life in Hollywood, Photography | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Just a note…

In case you missed it, at the sister site, Just Above Sunset Photography, guest shots from the south of France – Art Deco South (the former Belvédère du Rayon Vert hotel in Cerbère, France) And Hollywood this week – November … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Ric Erickson | Tagged , , | Leave a comment