MonthAugust 2008

Yes, We Said Free Gas

Have you seen our new billboards for this year’s L.A. County Fair? They are getting quite a bit of play out there in the blogosphere. We’ve been mentioned in adrants.com, LAist.com and LATimesblogs. Woo hoo. Take a look for yourself: These are just two of 10 billboards promoting the Fair. And isn’t that a Hot…

Ode to a Fair and a Girl Growing Up

My darling daughter, age 4 ¾, will be starting kindergarten in six days, 16 days before the opening of what will be my eighth Fair. Obviously when I started here, my girl wasn’t even in the planning stages. But then, a few years later, there I was, teetering around like a weebles-wobble-but-they-won’t-fall-down figurine, nearly eight…

Good Vibrations

They line up at the Fair, discreetly tucked away between food stands or photo booths, not making direct eye contact with you but careful not to look away. They aren’t the big attraction but they know they are needed. It wouldn’t be the Fair without them. With their scintillating wit, they know they can’t compete…