|MICRO-MAGAZINE MAGNATE Jay Babcock, of off-and-on Arthur magazine, has given up the shores of the LA River for the most populous borough of NYC. "Kaput" is his fascinating Nature Trumps blog as well as his magazine's Atwater Village HQ. From Brooklyn he reports to LA Observed:|
Arthur, a publication where words like hirsute will always feel safe from those psychic death holes and burning hills, continues to publish from a part of NYC that is mysteriously whited out on Google Maps Street View."I lived in Atwater Village, beneath the police and tv helicopters, and amidst the almost-nightly gunfire and break-ins... I don't want to live anymore in the psychic death hole that is Carusoland. And I don't want to be there when the next earthquake hits, or when Griffith Park and the Hollywood Hills finally burn."
Meantime, Babcock rips another new one in LA's ass via the LA Times: "For a long time now I’ve been going back and forth between LA and New York, and every time I got off the plane in LA I felt dumber."
Werner Herzog be damned.
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