29 May
Another new design debuts at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

The Zagato name seems to always make a splash at the annual Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, last year debuting the gorgeous Aston Martin V12 Zagato. This year it’s BMW’s opportunity to play showstopper, as they did when they unveiled their road-legal Zagato Coupe. Clearly based on its Z4 model, the one-off Coupe concept was tweaked [...]


The continuing saga of one girl’s quest to cut through the red tape. Read previous posts HERE. A few months back this image went viral, at least among my filmmaker, artist, and writer friends. Some of you may have missed it so here it is: When it hit my eyeballs I silently did a little, “Hell [...]


The continuing saga of one girl’s plight with unemployment… Read previous posts HERE Last month, news broke that a few interns were suing the studio Fox Searchlight because they felt they were treated unfairly when they interned on the flick Black Swan. Reading the headline I thought, ‘Were they abused/starved/beaten and or tortured in any way?’ [...]


The continuing saga of one girl’s plight with unemployment…(read vol I,  vol II, vol III, vol IV, vol V,  vol VI, vol VII, vol. VIIIvol IX, vol X,  vol XI, vol XII,  vol XIII and vol XIV) I’m a prime target for pyramid schemes, Scientology, and cults in general right about now. Writing is nifty and babysitting helps but the need for some serious income is [...]


28 Jan
Red Vines, arm candy, and good old American guts

The continuing saga of one girl’s plight with unemployment…(read vol I,  vol II, vol III, vol IV, vol V,  vol VI, vol VII, vol. VIIIvol IX, vol X,  vol XI, vol XII and vol XIII) Confession. Diving with sharks scares me. Being broke scares me. Moving to Texas scares me. But really what scares me the most is being offered another corporate job [...]


4 Nov
Shark Cages, Guided Meditation, Chilean Miners and Me

The continuing saga of one girl’s plight with unemployment…(read vol I,  vol II, vol III, vol IV, vol V,  vol VI, vol VII, vol. VIII vol IX and vol X) Let me start by stating the obvious: Bureaucracy can suck it. I mean, back in March when I was first laid off the mighty EDD and powers that be told me (via [...]


3 Nov
The man, the myth, the sagely advice

There are no words for the amount of respect I have for Mr. Kurt Vonnegut, one of the most singular human beings of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Here’s a 5-part video clip series of a 2002 lecture Vonnegut gave at Albion College, titled How to Get Job Like Mine, where he received an honorary [...]


The continuing saga of one girl’s plight with unemployment…(read vol I,  vol II, vol III, vol IV, vol V,  vol VI, vol VII and vol. VIII) Last week my dad gave me some career/life advice. It went something like this: Dad: Honey, I’m real proud of your writing. Me: Thanks dad! Dad: How’s the job [...]

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