"You Don't Know Jack"
Al Pacino has done it yet again. He played Dr. Jack Kavorkian and did a great job of it. He had to walk a fine line between dark, yet compassionate; brilliant, yet crazy; humble, yet overconfident. He did this to the point of making the audience ask if they were actually watching “Dr. Death” and not an actor. This film also did a great job of reminding the world of a man who stood...
Tool at Nokia Theater
Monday I finally got to attend my very first Tool show. This is probably the last band that was on my “must see before they disappear” list and I had been looking forward to it since I purchased the tickets at the presale. I had never been to the Nokia Theater so that was a new experience as well and I can’t really complain about this place. I was sitting dead center and the...
2010 Lotus Festival
Around mid-day Sunday I walked with the family to check out the annual Lotus Festival in Echo Park. The festival celebrates Asian heritage in Los Angeles and is always fun; with martial arts shows, music, boat races, parades, good food, and fireworks. The celebration is centered around Echo Park’s lotus bed and is held shortly after the yearly bloom. Trouble is, the lotuses have...