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A Little Piece Of Quiet

By Glenn T, published on Aug 17, 2009

...angry and serious to really be funny, and does little to calm my nerves.But, since I have, despite its inadvisability, been reading on economics recently, my world view has become bent on pricing out of my life things that annoy me. Which became particularly tasteless during my flight from Burbank to Portland this past Thursday when I was seated a scant five feet or so from what I have determined to be the most terrible and annoying child I have ever encountered. We'll call him Jeffrey; for no other reason than it seems to fit. For reference, coming from someone who was raised by a ... (more)

Tags: disney, medicine, music, traffic, burbank

Synchronicity On San Fernando Road

By SUNofMAN, published on Jan 22, 2009

... and the Rodman sign would be theperfect fit into the scheme of things. If only I knew where the Company had moved to. Well I tried to getinformation using the 323 area code originally where the location was but of no luck. Then one dayI decided to go west on San Fernando road toward the city of Burbank when suddenly I came acrossthe Rodman sign on the same side of the Rental sign on the same road. Was it a coincidence? Wasit fate? In Spanish the word fate is translated “Sino” A kind of on (si), off (no) dynamic was taking placehere. Was I ever to locate the sign again? Was I not? ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, basketball, nba, burbank

Overcoming Barriers To Compassionate Care

By wolviela, published on Oct 13, 2008

...to the point wherethey are unable to make medical ethical decisions for themselves. What if this happens to you? Do your loved one know what your wishes are?

Last year I attended a Biomedical ethics community forum that was put on for free by Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. The topic was of Palliative and Hospice care.I wish that someone would have offered this ten years ago when my father passed away from the finaly stages of lymphoma. I didn' t know then was exactly the difference between palliative and hospice care was. All we were told was tat we was going... (more)

Tags: san francisco, medicine, broowaha, burbank

A Broo Deathmatch Champion For The Ages

By Glenn T, published on Apr 8, 2008

...I mean, some of the best besides Bill’s. Advantage: Bill Friday

Messages: Bill actually tipped me off to V’s marriage, and then empathized with my loss in consecutive messages. Additionally, he messaged me to let me know he was coming, then not coming to my place in Burbank to watch the final game. El G didn’t send me a message at all. Advantage: Bill Friday.

My own distorted sense of justice: To love Navy football is to love the underdog, to love going against the numbers, conventional wisdom and overwhelming odds. There’s no doubt that ... (more)

Tags: journalism, citizen journalism, football, hollywood, britney spears, broowaha, burbank

The Broo Deathmatch/ NCAA Men's Final Get-together - Monday

By Glenn T, published on Apr 3, 2008

Right, so I have it on pretty good authority that no one's been able to gather a critical mass of Broo writers yet - but since I threw it out there, here's the deal. I'm gonna have folks over on Monday evening (April 7th) to watch the NCAA Men's Championship game here in Burbank, and I'd like to invite the Broo writers to join me. Now, I'm not going to post my address here in the article, because that's just stupid. But if you'd like to come - just drop me a message and I'll send you the location.

As an added bonus, I will not reveal the winner of the Broo Deathmatch until that... (more)

Tags: burbank

The Broo Deathmatch Sweet Sixteen Results

By Glenn T, published on Mar 28, 2008

...spirit. I don’t think I could get a single ex-gf of mine to sit and watch an NCAA tournament game with me (which may have something to do with restraining orders, but you get my point) – and yet there’s V… cheerily volunteering to show up at my upcoming Final Four Burbank Bonanza without a moment's hesistation. Morgana, you’ve got my vote as the top Rook, but this is V we’re talking about (cue the Peter Gabriel music)… V is onto the round of eight with a wink and a smile (which is really all it took).

And with that, people, we... (more)

Tags: basketball, football, myspace, movie, batman, music, traffic, fashion, broowaha, burbank, reno

The Broowaha Deathmatch Writers Bracket; The Play In Winners

By Glenn T, published on Mar 19, 2008

...morning.

To answer just a few questions... One, I'm doing this sober - I know that somehow makes it marginally more pathetic - but hey, at least it's still funny. Two, I do finally know where Mumbai is (thanks, Jen). Three, yes I'm serious about hosting a Final Four party in Burbank. And four, no, I'm not going to win it all.

Have fun with the first round matchups... there may be a #8 over #1 upset looming... you never know. And REMEMBER, play nicely, people - in the end we're all still just craftsmen giving away the fruits of our labor for free!

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Tags: san francisco, japan, broowaha, burbank

Switching Sides Of The Aisle

By Glenn T, published on Feb 20, 2008

...Okay, that’s a bad analogy, I know. But again, I’m tired of my keep-your-own-money Republicans spending what I give them on this kind of nonsense. How about subsidizing the mortgage industry or alternate fuels? Here’s what I don’t want: I don’t want a condo in Burbank to cost $750,000 for two bedrooms and one bath, and I don’t want to pay four dollars a gallon to drive my car in the nation’s worst traffic. You know what the $30 billion dollar fence could be traded for? A real subway in L.A. That’s right… one that could eliminate... (more)

Tags: baseball, iraq, iphone, california, gay, education, traffic, bill clinton, china, burbank, obama

L.A.'s Knight Life

By MartialArtist, published on Jan 8, 2008

...Groups like the Chicago Swordplay Guild are teaching techniques that made the western warrior one of the finest and most feared in the world. And now the Los Angeles area has a similar group.Christian Vivo, a fencing instructor with 27 years of experience, is opening the Academy of Arms in Burbank. This non-profit group offers evening classes in the combat systems from Medieval and Renaissance Europe. But it isn’t all about the fighting. The Academy also studies important warrior philosophies such as chivalry, a word that has nearly lost its meaning.So if you’re looking... (more)

Tags: los angeles, burbank

Rose Bowl Float Volunteering: Not For The Faint Of Heart

By KLiedle, published on Jan 7, 2008

...only a casual fan. I’m not a Rose Bowl Parade fanatic in that I’m willing to suffer in order to establish my spot in line. No, no-- comfort (and joy) is my M.O. for the holidays and New Years alike.So, this year…I decided to volunteer to actually work on the City of Burbank’s “Oktoberfest” Float entry for the Parade for a more hands-on Rose Bowl Experience than merely watching the floats…er, float by.Only after getting my hands gluey--after hours and hours of painting glue onto fake, foam edeweisses like some sort of scolded Von Trapp... (more)

Tags: california, burbank

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