Anatomy

Brandon and I went down to Huntington Beach for a couple of hours of sand and surf today. On the slow drive down the stretch there and back, we spotted several girls who look great in their beach wear or swimsuits. Yes. I said “we”. I don’t have the “my husband has to look at me and only me” complex. He can look all he wants because in the end, he’s coming home with me. Besides, I am supposed to look at them already, and as all female adults know, women are critical of each other–it’s our natural instinct. So...
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Idolized

It has been quite some time since I walked out of a movie theater still immersed in my thoughts. That movie is Hero. The story is essentially Chinese. The dramatics is essentially Yimou. The cast is essentially Hong Kong and China’s elites. Jet Li. Zhang Ziyi. Maggie Cheung. And of course, Tony Leung. Can’t get any better internationally known stars than that. I left the theater pondering the movie. More so, I was revisiting my past infatuation with Tony Leung. I had the biggest crush on Tony some time around 4th or 5th grade. He was starring in one of...
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Quoted

The Nation, English language newspaper in Bangkok, used my internet post in their actual paper Letters section again. They really like me over there it seems. My opinion seems to be “radical” enough for the more liberal The Nation. Perhaps I should try to score another part time writing gig with them again. After all, I used to write for their weekly magazine, Femme for Women....
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Magic Hour

Two beers! That’s one beer more than my usual alcohol capacity, a one beer wonder that I am. I’m well alcoholized at this point. What a perfect time to blog, although I could never compete with MacDaddy on the drunken rant writing department. I just got home from a night out in LA with a bunch of friends, former HSXers–people I used to work with at the Hollywood Stock Exchange–plus a few others. I worked the OakMonster magic and pulled together a small gathering at, now my new favorite pub, St. Nick’s on 3rd. And even managed to drag Brandon...
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Goodbye Scotty

James “Scotty” Doohan bids Hollywood Walk of Fame star–an effort put together by his son Chris and his fans, including Brandon and myself–on Tuesday. Thanks for the good times, Scotty. **UPDATE** Here’s the coverage of the event....
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