Submissions Tagged 'California'

It was getting late, almost 3:00 a.m. Cody and I were still hard at work editing. Our workspace was an old school bus that had been converted into a mobile studio with room enough for three workstations. We were parked in a dark alley just east of Abbot-Kinney Boulevard in Venice Beach, California.

"Hey, Tao's back," Cody said.

"Huh. He doesn't usually drop by this late."

Tao was our boss, sort of, and he was married to an actress with a blossoming career. I heard his car pull into the driveway. He came up and said some Read more

We were in the lobby of a low-slung brick studio in Burbank where George Clooney was to record the commentary for the _Good Night, and Good Luck_ DVD; I was there for _Rolling Stone,_ writing a story about DVD commentaries. He's not very tall for such a manly heartthrob, maybe five-eleven in his big clunky black shoes. But goodness, is that man ever tan. This was a Saturday, so he wasn't working at his day job, and I don't think there was any makeup involved. But Clooney's hair is dark brown verging on black, and the skin tone of his Read more

 
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