Our city lost an incredible man today. Dr. Jerry Buss, legendary owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, died this morning at age 80. In a city full of people trying to reach the top, Dr. Buss was the top. Flags are flying at half-mast and millions are mourning the loss of this local hero. “Today we mourn the loss and celebrate the life of a … Continue reading Los Angeles Says Goodbye to a Legend
Dear L.A., There’s a lot I’m willing to defend about our fair city… On any day of the week, I’ll argue that yes we DO have culture here (it’s just more understated)… Plenty of us still eat carbs and have zero interest in having our days documented via VH1… NOT everyone is in the biz or cares about last night’s numbers… AND WE DO WALK HERE! … Continue reading Note to Lakers Fans.
Like a perfect Hollywood script, the Los Angeles Lakers fought to pull it out in the fourth tonight. Our LAKERS are the NBA Champions once again! And by default, we are champions, too.
We are the fans. We don’t even make contact with the ball and yet somehow we feel we’ve got some influence over the game. Their wins are ours to celebrate; their losses are ours to mourn.
And to anyone who says Los Angeles’ fans are fair-weather, you clearly were not at tonight’s game.
(It’s fair to say that L.A. effs up every celebration with idiotic violence & vandalism though. Honestly, what is wrong with us???)