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“Spring Rolls” is available on CD Baby, iTunes and Spotify!

My new album Spring Rolls is available now on CD Baby at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alephnaughtandthenullset4 You can find it on iTunes at: h...

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My album Parallel Lines is now available on CD Baby and iTunes!

My latest album is out, “Parallel Lines.” My music is influenced by various genres. I recorded this album at home. You can find ...

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Download “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty” now!

Finally had time to finish my new album, “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty.” You can download a zip of the MP3 files and ...

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How @purplehayz tweets

Introduction This post was started because I get asked regularly if I ever sleep. I do, typically from 10P Pacific time til about 4:30A each...

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We bought a house

We finally bought a house in SoCal – its not as close to Los Angeles as we wanted (its in Woodland Hills), but its big and its ours; 5...

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ComicCon 2009, Thursday: Pictures

My son Nathan and I attended the Thursday opening of ComicCon 2009; we had a great time, we walked the whole exhibit hall floor. I got a cou...

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A bunch of pictures taken on my Blackberry phone

Just a bunch of pictures I took with my Blackberry over the last month or so; no one category deserved a separate post, so here’s a ga...

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Visit to Palm Springs, Wayne Thiebaud retrospective

We visited the Palm Springs Art Museum to see the retrospective of Wayne Thiebaud titled “70 Years of Painting.”  Thiebaud be...

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Make your very own IC earring

My geekiest fashion accessory is my IC earring; I’ve made several because friends have asked (sometimes demanded!) them.  I’v...

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Paper model of Chartres Cathedral – IT’S DONE!

I bought a model to assemble of the famous Chartres Cathedral in the Cathedral gift shop, and this entry will track how I put it together. T...

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Photos on Sawtelle

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Photos on Sawtelle

Sawtelle in Los Angeles is a cool street – just north of the 10 is a section that has roots in the Japanese community. Aviva and I like to go there to shop and get dinner. So here are some pics I took yesterday…. Translate

A Malibu Beach (and a video of a seal)

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A Malibu Beach (and a video of a seal)

We decided to take my mother-in-law, Lil, and one of my brothers-in-law, Brian, to a beach in Malibu (Beasti Beach to be specific). We spread the blanket and Lil and Brian laid down. Aviva and I strolled the beach. We came upon some guys looking at something in the rocks – turned out it was […]

A few photos around LA

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A few photos around LA

I’ve been taking a few pictures around LA the last three weeks – I finally had time to clean them up in Photoshop; work has been really busy with year end financials, but I’ve finally gotten all that cleaned up, hopefully I’ll have more time to take pictures, work on music, and blog. So here […]

Photos from our trip to Palm Desert

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Photos from our trip to Palm Desert

We drove out to Palm Desert last week to visit with Aviva’s mom and her brother and family. We took the dogs – our dog sitter couldn’t watch our dogs at the last minute. That’s not bad – we’ve brought them before, we get a room that allows pets at the Best Western and use […]

Caravaggio and Drawing Surrealism at LACMA

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Caravaggio and Drawing Surrealism at LACMA

We decided to spend the day at LACMA visiting the Caravaggio and Drawing Surrealism shows. Both shows were very interesting, and I took some photos of some of the works (if there wasn’t a no-photo icon, you could snap a pic). Afterwards we went to Ancient Adornments, a shop that only does piercing – Aviva […]

Hopeless Savages Greatest Hits Volume 1 TP (review)

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Hopeless Savages Greatest Hits Volume 1 TP (review)

Title:Hopeless Savages Greatest Hits Volume 1 TP Author:Jen Van Meter (Author), Various (Author) Paperback: 360 pages Publisher: Oni Press (October 19, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 1934964484 ISBN-13: 978-1934964484 This is a hilarious graphic novel of stories about a mythical punk rock family; one of the kids has a gift for business, one invents words, and […]

Alif the Unseen (review)

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Alif the Unseen (review)

Title: Alif the Unseen Author: G. Willow Wilson Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Grove Press; First Edition edition (June 19, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0802120202 ISBN-13: 978-0802120205 I found this book while browsing at Small World Books on the boardwalk in Venice Beach. The book starts with an old man who has enslaved a jinn to […]

The dogs

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The dogs

We’ve been dog sitting Bentley for a friend while she and her husband travel the world for over a month; we finally got them to stay in one place long enough to get a picture. Translate

Thanksgiving dinner pics

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Thanksgiving dinner pics

We had family over for Thanksgiving dinner; here are some pics of the dishes and settings. Translate

How Music Works (review)

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How Music Works (review)

Title: How Music Works Author: David Byrne Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: McSweeney’s; First Edition edition (September 12, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 1936365537 ISBN-13: 978-1936365531 I purchased the iBooks version, which included a lot of extra material such as photos and lecture material (which was cool) and a bunch of music at the end (which I […]