One of the perks of being an author is the opportunity to prostitute—er, I mean, promote—your work at various conferences throughout the world. Over the past five or six years, I’ve attended events as close to home as the L.A. Times Festival of Books on the UCLA campus, and as
Keeping with the theme of summer vacations (and with the economic recession in mind), here’s an idea for those of you considering taking the kids to Disneyland this year… One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead
Anyone else doing any traveling this summer? Don’t miss your chance to make some of those lasting family memories… The memories of my family outings are still a source of strength to me. I remember we’d all pile into the car—I forget what kind it was—and drive and drive. I’m not sure where
While scrolling through my online movie choices this evening via Netflix, I ran across Battlefield Earth. For those who spend their time living under rocks, this is widely regarded as one of the worst films ever made. Having never seen it for myself, a morbid sense of curiosity overtook me.