9 Exclusive Products at Whole Foods 365

It’s an exciting time to be alive in Los Angeles. The world’s first 365 by Whole Foods ™ Grocery Store has opened in Silverlake and bearded gay couples and yoga moms from all over the Southland are flocking there for their exclusive products. Here’s a few I found on my first visit. 1. Potato – A 365 exclusive…

Following Jolie’s Lead, Celebrities Rush to Classrooms

HOLLYWOOD – Earlier this week, The London School of Economics announced that Angelina Jolie will serve as a guest lecturer this fall at their Center for Women, Peace and Security. Predictably, celebrities and personalities of all kinds have begun rushing to book teaching gigs at a variety of institutions world wide in an effort jump on the higher…

The Warehouse

We’re nearing the end of our opening tour of Bakersfield locations featured in the beginning of the book. Next week we’ll start telling our story but not before visiting this desolate warehouse location which is featured prominently in the climax of Bakersfield, Earth. I searched Google Maps high and low for a real warehouse location in…

Downtown Bakersfield

Week 6 – Downtown Bakersfield If you ever visit Bakersfield, you can’t miss seeing the famed Bakersfield Arch! Built in 1949, the original arch was a pedestrian walkway that connected the old and new parts of the famed Bakersfield Inn after it decided to expand. Most cities on US 99 had an arched sign spanning the…

Art Direct Your Life: How to Win Instagram

Art Direct Your Life: How to Win Instagram By Kelyn Dylan-Alyn, Creative Director of Kelyn Dylan-Alyn Creative Consultantcy LLC As a Creative Director, I possess an uncompromising vision for high-end living in the twenty-first century and it’s important to cultivate this identity at all times. So it should come as no surprise that I’m a kind of…

Windy Pines Trailer Park

Week 5 – Windy Pines Trailer Park This week we introduce a new location: Windy Pines Trailer Park.  Windy Pines is mentioned in our first issue, Bakersfield, Earth: Evolution when Mabel describes growing up here with Judy. We won’t be coming back here until near the end of our story, but this location plays a pivotal…

The Donald’s Ten Terrific Ideas for The Hispanics

The Donald’s Ten Terrific Ideas for The Hispanics Make Taco Bowl Tuesday mandatory for all Trump employees. Visit a Hispanic child’s birthday party. Replace Trump piñata with Hillary piñata. Announce new $100 bill featuring me wearing a Sombrero. Bang Jennifer Lopez. Allow Mexicans to decorate The Wall with tasteful murals featuring my face. Build maximum security prison for…

The P-Nut Grill

Not much has changed in the 18 years since we first stepped into The P-Nut Grill. This is where Betrice and Judy met for the first time in 1973 and it’s here that the story of Bakersfield, Earth has its origin. Now it’s years later and the place looks much like it did in the 70s. Mabel is still the…