Archive for August, 2008

August 4th, 2008 by alephnaught

I read the news today, oh boy

I read the NY Times with sadness today. First, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn has died. I remember reading his books in high school, most notably The First Circle, but also Cancer Ward and of course “A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich.” I even selected one of his books, the first book in the Gulag trilogy, […]

August 2nd, 2008 by alephnaught

Sawtelle and Little Tokyo

So today Nathan and I ventured to the Sawtelle area, which once was a Japanese area and still has a number of Japanese stores within a three or so block area. On the way there we stopped at Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash, which is located in the back of Lazer Blazer, a DVD […]

August 1st, 2008 by alephnaught

Hollywood and West Hollywood

Today Nathan and I went shopping at a few cool stores in Hollywood and West Hollywood. First though, we stopped at Kit Kraft, where we bought a few neat miniature kits. Then, we drove through the hills on Laurel Canyon to West Hollywood. We stopped first at Amoeba Records, which is a huge warehouse/store for […]