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Where I Stand – Bowie Bids Farewell – Hollywood Blvd

by Nate "Chops" Johnson January 14, 2016

Like everyone else in the world, I woke up Monday morning to the unexpected news that David Robert Jones (aka David Bowie) had passed away after an 18 month battle with cancer. I got the news from a friend right at the very end of a Snapchat video, so it didn’t really register with me […]

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LA Nights with Hanksy – Surplus Candy

by Nate "Chops" Johnson November 4, 2015

All photos by Brandon Lavoie I got a text from a buddy of mine who wanted to hang out that night. We hadn’t seen each other in a while so I agreed to meet up with him and chill, but less than an hour later, I found myself in the passenger seat of his car […]

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Where I Stand: Bob’s Basement

by Nate "Chops" Johnson October 30, 2015

Somewhere deep in the suburbs of Burbank, CA is “Bob’s Basement”. A private museum of priceless horror/sci-fi props curated by its owner, actor, writer, FX artist Mr. Bob Burns. The museum is not open to the public, and doesn’t have regular hours, but through a friend, I was granted the privilege of touring his amazing […]

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To Summit Up – Part 4: Playing Lost and Found on Baldy

by Kerry Lambert October 23, 2015

Kerry Lambert’s continuing quest to hike California’s “six-pack” continues this week as she heads to Mount Baldy for another grueling adventure. TS Summit #3:  Mt. San Antonio, a.k.a. “Mt. Baldy” Elevation:  10,064 feet,  4000 feet elevation gain, 13.6 miles (from Manker Flats to summit and back) There was an unspoken agreement that my husband and […]

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Where I Stand: Back to the Future’s Hill Valley – 30 Years Later

by Nate "Chops" Johnson October 21, 2015

Today if you didn’t know is 10/21/2015 – the infamous date foretold on the dash of time-traveling Delorean in Back to the Future. So to celebrate, Nate Johnson and Mitchell Kohen revisit the actual locations in and around Los Angeles where the classic film was shot, for a fascinating look behind the scenes. TS With […]

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