Category: Culture


Culture, social life, community. Ideas about the ways we live our lives.

Coffee w the Candidates – Monterey Park District 2 Elections

You’re invited to coffee with Monterey Park City Council District 2 candidates Yvonne Yiu and Jennifer Love Tang.

Ellsworth Kelly’s Green Angle, 1970, is hung wrong at The Broad Museum

Ellsworth Kelly’s Green Angle is hung too low at The Broad Museum in Los Angeles. A pure figure work like Green Angle requires architectural space to complete the work. Broad Curators: let it breathe!

OC Tarot Meetup: Vernal Equinox

The Vernal (Spring) Equinox is Monday. And so at the OC Tarot Meetup today we each did an Equinox inspired reading.

Yes on Measure H – Vote March 7!

Please vote on March 7th. Measure H is a real chance to address homelessness & mental health in Los Angeles. But it needs a 2/3 Yes vote to pass.

Concerning the Spiritual in Art

Tea & Tarot: is “Social Practice” in art “primitive culture”? Remnants of our pre-technological existence? Or dense icons that offer healing and community?

Marshall McLuhan & Cousin Raul agree: Social Media is Boring

Facebook & Social Media. Context Collapse & Banality. Edward Albee & Marshall McLuhan. Obsolescence & Invisibility. Tilting at Windmills & MMORPGs.

DEAD Memories: Chris Peterson & Rick Feck

Once upon a time I was a Disneyland Art Director. Chris Peterson & Rick Feck were the best, and most resourceful, assistants you could ever wish for.

The Zucman of Argentina

I thought my mom and I were the last Zucmans on earth. Even though we’re pretty hard to find in America, it turns out that Argentina is crawling with Zucmans, like “Cousin Yolanda” here. Unfortunately, none of them speak English… and I don’t speak Spanish. I’ll have to arrange a translationfest with mom and finally meet the family!

Disneyland Entertainment Art Department (D.E.A.D.) Memories

Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride: 5 years of work condensed into one phone call to get hired. It’s a DEAD Man’s Party!

SEE Eyewear

The Mondo Guerra collection at SEE Eyewear: amazing design, helpful people, reasonable prices! No more boring eyeglass frames!

Support a Girl Scout; don’t buy cookies.

Your favorite Girl Scout Cookie? Samoas? Thin Mints? All pretty great, right? But do you know how little of your money helps the girl you buy them from?

Signs in Three Rivers

I spent the weekend at my cousin Mike’s place in Three Rivers, CA. I took a few pictures of Signs in Three Rivers while out walking.

Cyberspace Magna Carta

Proposal for “Cyberspace Magna Carta” an interactive performance panel for TFAP@CAA 2016, Washington, DC.

Internet Documentaries

The Internet’s Own Boy about Aaron Swartz and Citizen Four about Edward Snowden – the most important films of 2014.