Saturday, September 27, 2008

G&G Hit the Prima Notte

In our continuing effort to root out delightful cultural experiences like so many truffles, Georja and I covered the opening night of the 7th Annual Precious Cheese Feast of San Gennaro in Hollywood for our new friends at

Gerald had no trouble disposing of his quota of food tickets.

And Georja looked stunning as usual working the crowd.

Click thru to see lots more photos along with our he-said/she-said take on it all.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

See You at the WEHO Book Fair

This Sunday (Sept. 28) I'll be in IWOSC Booth F9 (see map) at the7th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair from Noon to 2 p.m., then reading from Rubber Babes on the Robertson Coffeehouse Stage around 3. Drop by the booth and let's talk about boychik lit and the future of subprime lending.

[Click the map for a better view. Turn right at the main entrance and the IWOSC booth will be just past the Writers Pavilion.]

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Listen to Gerald on "Dresser After Dark"

Talk show host Michael Dresser and Gary Young of IWOSC interview the boychik about Rubber Babes and the idiosyncrasies of male-centered comic fiction.

Click the Play button to listen to the streaming MP3 podcast (about 10 minutes):

Broadcast on-air live on September 23, 2008 at 11:30 p.m. Central Time. Reposted by permission.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

G&G Go to the Opera

With Georja Umano, I'm now reviewing opera for LA Our first two reviews were posted this weekend.

Il Trittico, three Puccini one-acts, is the LA Opera season opener. There are a few more performances, and count yourself blessed if you can get tickets. (LA Opera photos by Robert Millard.)

The Fly is the Los Angeles premiere of a new work by Howard Shore and David Henry Hwang. As Billy Wilder supposedly said on seeing Lloyd-Weber's Sunset Boulevard, "It would make a good movie."

Georja and I have this he-said/she-said thing going in the reviews, so it may be high-toned culture but it's still all about boychik sexual politics.

Hope you follow our reviews throughout the 2008-09 LA Opera season.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Don't Be Afraid of These Pod People

All they want is your ears (a little nibble would be nice). Listen as the boychik joins Paula B on The Writing Show (Sept 7) to discuss male-centered comic fiction, George Costanza and the engines of comedy, and whether paranoia is truly a state of heightened awareness. All of which just happens to concern the problems of dating Rubber Babes.

Click here to listen...