Take me around sometimes

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Sorry, but nothing matches your search terms Please try again with some different keywords. In humorist Spaulding Gray's one-person show and film Monster in a Boxthe monster is a novel manuscript and it sits beside him on stage A huge problem as prop. Often I've thought of the 20th-century storytelling great as I've vaped, smoked, and munched on the streets of downtown Los Angeles.

Nearly as much as it's about being consumed by writing drafts, Monster in a Box is also about Gray arriving in Los Angeles, fresh out of Manhattan, to tell stories about local transit for his day job while working on his novel at night. Early in Gray's L. Conceptually, this just wrecks me.

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Unless you lived in a village or a city like New York or San Francisco, you didn't think this way. A flavor in the American mind, like The Fast and Furious. And I am in these streets. Throughout the pandemic, my thing was to spark one before dawn and watch the sun come up amid murals and year-old industrial structures.

Skid Row and general LA shenanigans are in range enough that my stoned ass is not trying to survive a 35 miles-per-hour point of view. Practically, I gave up owning wheels in In fits and spurts, I've since owned a car and had girlfriends with cars, but I've not much invested in them. Inthere are apps for when I need wheels, as well as apps that get people to drive me around so that I can deal with s and not have to pay for gas, parking, and insurance.

You know how sometimes when you get high you lose your earbuds? On low-key fortuitous sunrise walks, I sub in actual urban sounds for podcasts and raps.

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Hearing the city awaken is as important as viewing it, ya feel me? Truck sounds work the low end, with birds and braking freeway flybys playing the high side. It's gentrified and exotic. But once a pedestrian crosses the Alameda Delta — late in the predawn hour, into downtown downtown — ain't nothin goin' on but houseless voices. Usually, I'm good with it, taking the name as a moniker of respect. But on Alameda Street before dawn, it's too often not cool.

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Of LA's homeless, Alameda Delta panhandlers are the least together. But the secret to living in this town, pedestrian or auto-slave, is to live in a geographic space roughly the size of Portland.

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Kobe Bryant never could wrap his mind around that, living more than 40 miles away in Newport Beach and employing a helicopter in order to avoid the dreaded gridlock. It eventually, tragically, killed him. To have a 35 miles-per-hour consciousness is to constantly put yourself in mechanical danger while missing out on the feel of a heat foretold in crisp morning air.

In the 80s, some white pop rockers made a song about how only a nobody walks in Los Angeles. Maybe the sentiment was accurate, but it feels like what Spaulding Gray, may he rest in peacewarned us about. Too many Angelenos out of their autos for elitism to breathe in these streets today. When the Oscars aren't interrupting, we walkers are catching trains at Union Station by the invisible million and linking up LA's many suburbs.

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We buy less gas, damage less Southern California air, and sometimes we snatch a train ticket to Oregon — home of sweet, cheap weed that I can roll back into the station with and fortify my perspective. Donnell Alexander reports on culture, business, and politics.

Take me around sometimes

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