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See that ridiculous excuse for a bedroom pictured above? The unmade bed, the stacks of books, the unorganized electronic devices and extension cords that are just BEGGING to be tripped over? The obsolete XBOX? The mismatched furniture? The cheap plastic bedside chest of drawers that I've had since my dorm years? Hey, you wanna live there? No, seriously, it's great. I swear. Fully furnished. You can keep ALL my Ikea furniture.

Yup, that's my room - if you think that's bad, you should see my living room. In fact, if you want to see my living room, just look below the jump. But this is what I'm having to work with in the process of subletting my apartment - taking frantic pictures of unmade beds in the pursuit of wooing some hapless naif into paying a large sum of money to live there despite the many vagaries of my most humble domicile: the dusty windowsills, shrieking showerhead, linting carpet, and one menacingly creaky toilet.

But the light is good, and the location isn't bad: on a good day when traffic is favorable, UCLA is fifteen minutes away, Beverly Hills twenty, and I can get to Hollywood in about a half an hour. (The traffic flow works with you when you drive east in the morning, west in the evening).

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Although, things are actually going well on the subletter front. We're corresponding with an Italian scholar who will be visiting UCLA this summer to do some work on film, Hollywood culture, and modernism - pretty cool stuff, and as my roommate reflects, "he doesn't seem scary.".