the celebrity effect is making itself felt. i heard weird al has stopped by the office once when the 'do i creep you out' video was launched. back in portland, sometimes i would come across a celebrity news tidbit and read it. the superficial is very funny. britney this and brad that is something happens in some faraway world. i just read this story about britney at a sushi house yesterday (saturday mar 24) and i looked it up in google maps. its in bel air, 15 miles from where i am in venice.
there are many suburb/neighborhood names in this area. pasadena, burbank, west hollywood, malibu, compton (i know that one from high school), beverly hills, malibu.