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Hold For Sound: Part 5

“Hold For Sound” is an excerpt from my first book, Down and Out in California. Parts 1-4: Hold For Sound Part 1 Hold For Sound Part 2 Hold For Sound Part 3 Hold For Sound Part 4 It’s a rare cloudy day in San Diego. We stop at Food4Less to talk with Lucas and Cathy. Lucas Read More

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Hold For Sound: Part 4

“Hold For Sound” is an excerpt from my first book, Down and Out in California. Parts 1-3: Hold For Sound Part 1 Hold For Sound Part 2 Hold For Sound Part 3 I pick him up in Los Angeles at LAX. That beautiful airport now with its pillars of color-changing light. These were built just a Read More

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Hold For Sound: Part 3

“Hold For Sound” is an excerpt from my first book, Down and Out in California. Parts 1 and 2: Hold For Sound Part 1 Hold For Sound Part 2 That night I visit Tommy Boom-Boom’s high school friends in San Diego for a few hours. He’s a chef and she’s a kindergarten teacher. They drink beer Read More

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Hold For Sound: Part 2

“Hold For Sound” is an excerpt from my first book, Down and Out in California. You can find part 1 here: Hold For Sound: Part 1 The next morning before I am awake Rebecca and her husband have already gone on a long distance run. They have almost no bodyfat on them. She is trying to Read More

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Hold For Sound: Part 1

“Hold For Sound” is an excerpt from my first book, Down and Out in California. A contact from film school recommends me for production sound for a small piece. I debate it before accepting it, after all, I’ve promised I’d never work in Hollywood again. In the end I decide it’s an exception. I’m fresh out Read More

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Bodymore

They call it “Bodymore” because at the time I visit it’s vying with Compton for the highest murder rate in the country.  I arrive at the police station to find the front door made out of plywood. It’s jerry rigged, the department doesn’t have enough funding to fix the door. Everyone enters through the back Read More