Posts tagged “UCLA”

In his first season the UCLA Bruins head coach Rick Neuheisel has lost one game by a total of 59 points.

In his first seven seasons the USC Trojans head coach Pete Carroll lost 14 games by a (combined) total of 59 points.

Fish and Chips

If you’re looking for the best fish and chips in Los Angeles, head to The Gardens on Glendon. I had dinner last night at this little place in Westwood — basically on the UCLA campus — and the simple fried cod and shoestring potatoes dish once again shocked me with its awesomosity. Yes, it’s a

What happens here …

“What happens here, happens in the rest of the country a decade later.” We’re talking about Los Angeles, folks. This excellent quote is from a stupendous essay on why there will never be an NFL team in LA. It only took me a few months to realize that this place wasn’t going to be able

Sunday Afternoon Football

Sunday Afternoon Football

Los Angeles’ TimeWarner cable — previously known as Adelphia — is rotten. It is quite possibly the worst cable company in America. Two years ago they dropped the ESPN Gameplan, so there was no way for me to watch the Gators unless I hauled my butt over to Westwood to catch them at the UGA

Support Counter Intelligence

“Support Counter Intelligence” – seen on a tip jar in a coffee shop near UCLA

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.