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  1. Me too! I don't think it matters if friends are struggling with cognitive and emotional problems as long as they don't suffocate you by perpetually dwelling on it. Everybody's struggling with something, how they handle it is what counts imo. Some people are troopers and lead by example, some people will suck the entire life force out of you if you let them.
  2. how fortunate of you to be able to experience that and still justifiably consider yourself young a warm congrats my friend : )
  3. I've watched all 4 now, he brings back the comedy. This series seems like it's the best it possibly could have been, I'm so impressed
  4. its twin peaks with a style mash up of itself, Eraserhead, Mulholland Dr. Some people say Lost Highway as well, I suppose I agree. But either way it is dark affff compared to the original installment. I am kind of hoping for a little more from the bizarre comedy side of the series. My favorite shots of the first ep: cooper living room interaction fat lady walking down hallway headlight pov shot grayscale black lodge dialogues
  5. There is some pretty stupid and tired, predictable dialogue as well as a few character cliches, but you could almost argue that it's part of the statement the movie makes (from the perspective of David) about the merit and integrity of a species, ie people are weak and stupid so in the movie they say dumb, predictable things
  6. My takeaway was this: You make a robot too human or a human too robot and you get a psychopath David, concluding that he is superior to not just his creators, but his creators' creators, gets himself hold of an organism that is perfect in his eyes and also a means of destroying the species he views as inferior. He is an immortal being flying around space with an endless supply of his favorite pets that are referred to as weapons several times because they are literally world destroyers. The audience doesn't identify him this way because he is the villain in the movie and an all around asshole, but outside of that context it's really hard to nail down how exactly he isn't a god. He doesn't have magic powers but given enough time could wipe out an entire universe. I enjoyed the movie. The horror tropes were the least interesting parts.
  7. that guy is the personification of a hernia yet at times flies into a rage and reminds me of deniro in taxi driver
  8. coffee shops... groundwork, stumptown.. bourgeois pig for the atmosphere moreso than the coffee and definitely not for the price, but the place itself is rad and worth exploring restaurants... depends on where you're at and what kind of food you're into. There are bomb spots literally everywhere. What part of town do you plan on spending the most time in? What kind of food do you like?
  9. Don't these venues have a sound board for the in house PA? Can't you get a properly mixed recording from the soundboard?
  10. oh shit. i may or may not have gel tabs hidden deep within my home i think they're calling
  11. seabeeeeeast hnnnngggggggg
  12. Also if you take psychedelics, the getty center seems like an amazing place to be chirpin' balls Especially the garden. Come to think of it so would Huntington Gardens in Pasadena. OH YEAH- YOU CAN COMPLETELY AVOID THE VALLEY. Unless you need your car fixed or want the temperature to be 15deg warmer. And last but not least, here is a calendar of literally every concert happening in LA http://losangeles.ohmyrockness.com
  13. Museum of Jurassic Technology Museum of Death the arts district in downtown Lots of good views if you cruise Mulholland Drive Amoeba, definitely go to Amoeba... unless you're from SF or Berkeley and have your own Amoeba. East(ish) side: Wacko's Soap Plant/ La Luz de Jesus Gallery, and the Sunset Junction area which is nearby. The gallery always has interesting stuff and Wacko's is a weird gift shop, but their book selection is off the fucking chain Same thing with The Daily Planet on Franklin Ave in Franklin Village. Amazing book selection. Franklin village is another sweet spot near hollywood with a few bars and restaurants and coffee shops. Meltdown comics, I dunno if they still do it but they used to have the Melt(?) on Weds nites where the back of the store was an alt room that headliner comics would go to to try out new material. The first time I went I saw Ed Helms, Hannibal Burress, Kristen Schaal, Eddie Peppitone and Anthony Jeselnik for like $7 If you decide to go for a hike, hike Griffith Park and not Runyon. Everyone will tell you to hike Runyon but it's just a paved road going up a hill and it smells like dog shit. You can also hike to the Hollywood sign which is a hike nearby (technically connected) to Griffith Park General Neighborhoods: Echo Park (in and around sunset blvd), Los Feliz, Silverlake/ Atwater West side: Venice but go during the day and take a Lyft. Parking is the worst, the boardwalk is really a big disgusting touristy freakshow but maybe you're into that. Abbot Kinney Blvd is a trendy expensive street, food and coffee etc. Personally I hate Venice and the only time I ever go is in the morning before it gets packed. Honestly if you want to see the ocean i recommend just driving up the pch past Malibu or driving down the 405 to Redondo Beach. It's a little bit of a drive but its much less crowded and much more beautiful. Otherwise you're in Santa Monica which is so vapid it will siphon away your intellect and creative spirit. I would SKIP: Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, most of Hollywood. Real talk I would skip the West Side altogether. It's just ...blah. Far away from everything else and boring. If you tell me specifically what you're into I could probably give more refined suggestions.
  14. 12 year olds fucking suck, they probably would have done that anyway