Category Archives: California

Pride of Man – Quicksilver Messenger Service

“Of God Pride of Man broken in the dust again.” How apropos for these troubled times. PRIDE OF MAN was written by Hamilton Camp. Quicksilver Messenger Service recorded it for their 1st album in 1968. On LSD John Cippolina’s guitar touched every cells in your soul with the chagrin of greatness. More proof I’m just […]

Revolution on CC-TV

Late Spring 1974 Bunker Grass and I drove a station wagon from Boston to San Francisco. He flew to San Diego to meet a dancer friend in LA. Male. I said nothing and hitchhiked down PCH 1. The trip took five days. I crashed in Monterrey with gay fisherman. Big Sur with two horny dykes. […]

The 420 Bus to Hollywood

In the late spring of 1995 I was living with Scottie Taylor in a pool house. The owner ran a strip club off West Pico Boulevard. His dancers sunbathed nude in the mornings. They were Jesus freaks and read the Bible like a choir of fallen angels. Scottie and I were sinners in their eyes. […]

NORTH NORTH HOLLYWOOD – Chapter 20 – by Peter Nolan Smith

Two seconds after the woman hung up, Sean Tempo dialed 911. “Yes, may I help you?” the 911 operator answered within ten seconds. Sean explained the nature of the emergency and gave the operator the woman’s address. Several seconds passed in silence before the operator stated, “EMS no longer responds to that address.” “What do […]

Bixby Creek Bridge – Night

Bixby Creek Bridge. Big Sur. Night. 2014. By Sean Bauer