The New Yorker recently posted a video online (embedded above) taken from its show, which airs on Amazon. The video is based on one of my favorite pieces in the magazine: an article called “L.A.… Read the rest
In my current WIP, California Incline, the story suggests that the Rodney King riots would never really end in the sense that its root causes were (are) still present:
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But even though John had left town, he hadn’t escaped anything, because a riot isn’t an event with a beginning and an end.
When I’m in a courtroom for jury duty, I feel comfortable.
Which is strange because when I was practicing law back in the late-80s and 90s, I never felt comfortable. I had all the right credentials – good school, big firm – and I looked the part (white, male, nice suit, short hair).… Read the rest