Sunset Stalker (The Return of...)
Overheard 52nd Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa discussing 'the homeless' at Craft on Constellation Ave. No irony there. Okay, so we're some distance from the Sunset Stalker's typical beaten path. But it serves to remind me of two restaurant and lodging encounters and then this story will wrap. One time we saw Monica Lewinski in a popular LA eatery. No sooner had she left than, well, lets call him Outsideleft Friend (at the time) #A, grabbed the chair that her bottom had been perched on and absconded or just plain ran out of the restaurant with it. It wasn't so much for Monica, but the closeness of her ass to the greatness that was Democratic President Bill Clinton. That proximity I think was what Friend #A was about.
Then there was the incident with the toilet seat in the favored suite of the reputed favorite Palm Springs hideaway of America's sometime sweetheart, Julia Roberts... I mean even if she hovers, in hotels, again, without wishing to be in the least bit vulgar, just that proximity of greatness would make that enormously desirable, I'd guess.
Now you may guess some of these episodes to be a little-bitty apocryphal. But the photographic evidence above supports some part of the tale.
Photo by Walt Disney. See more of his work at Flickr...
dec 1st Steven T Hanley ⇒
dec 2nd Anthony Reynolds ⇒
dec 3rd Monde UFO ⇒
dec 4th Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard ⇒
dec 5th Alison Cotton ⇒
dec 6th Momus ⇒
dec 7th Stephen Coates ⇒
dec 8th Songe Riddle ⇒
dec 9th K Pontuti ⇒
dec 10th Maya Kuroki
dec 11th Robert Wringham
dec 12th RM Francis
dec 13th Cara Tivey
dec 14th Kurt Uenala
dec 15th Jacqui
dec 16th Pauline
dec 17th Dan Scrivener
dec 18th Mark Neeley
dec 19th Brian Harnetty
dec 20th Prehistoric Man .|. Badlands
dec 21st Christina and Rex .|. Kids Return
dec 22nd Lisa Blower .|. mmeadows
dec 23rd Dave Twist .|. Gemma Moore
dec 24th Heather & Theo .|. Hoogenboom
dec 25th - jan5 Tav Falco's 12 Days of Xmas
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