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around midnight, now and then, someone will make their way to the computer...

California is the land of dreams. everyone knows this, everyone feels it, everyone believes it. new york too but if you make it in new york you still gotta take the subway so fuck that.

in LA if you make it you end up with too many cars, not too many tokens.

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today we interviewed two young adults who just made it into town from tuscon arizona. they appeared to be homeless. their sign said ex supermodels in need of plastic surgery or something. it was funny.

the young man had amazingly blue eyes and the beautiful young woman sported a bow tattoo on her head. reminicent of the hello kitty character.

they told us that they had come here to escape the brutal heat of the painted desert. which was funny since it was one of the first 90+ days we had had all year.

shade, relief, new start, whatever, those kids came for the dream and maybe they'll find it because they were two of the realist people id run across in a long time and they were dead center in the land of make believe.