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Hollywood Forever

Wandering through Hollywood Forever cemetery on Easter Sunday, past the DeMille family plot, I came across two guys–one English, the other an Angeleno–deep in conversation about Sidney Bechet. 240 more words

All Jazz And The Jazzoid

Why my salad "dazzled", and other vom-worthy descriptors. Cafe Gratitude and graveyards, Los Angeles

My last trip to Cafe Gratitude was to the Berkeley branch, where the server asked me what I was grateful for when giving me a slice of cheesecake and wouldn’t go away until I’d given her an answer. 615 more words


Dead Again

First of all, if you’ve never seen the 1991 movie Dead Again, it’s a great rental. That’s not with this post is about, but the title is appropriate for my week. 367 more words

Dia de Los muertos

During my stay in Los Angeles I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Dia de Los Muertos at the Hollywood forever cemetery. 61 more words


Joan Jett Among Kim Fowley Eulogizers

Joan Jett thanked Kim Fowley for helping make her a star at at today’s funeral for the man who discovered the incoming Rock’n’Roll Hall of Famer when she was just 16. 57 more words

Queens Of Noise

Hollywood Forever Cemetery - Trip 1

Was super psyched to finally get the chance to visit this cemetery. I’ve been here 4 years, almost 5, and I had always just passed by. 458 more words