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HUSTLE FILE #99: Sacha Pytka

NAME: Sacha Pytka OCCUPATION: Sometimes fashion designer, sometimes travel blogger LOCATION: Venice Beach WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Quite simply seeing the world and sharing it. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I caught the travel bug young, traveling with my … Continue reading

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Palm Springs & Desert Dreams

Last call for Desert Dance Party tonight at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs! Randy Randall performs and him and I (DJ HUSTLE UP!!!) will be kicking out the jams from 10 ’til 1 in the Amigo Room. Come hang. … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #96: Elizabeth Skadden

NAME: Elizabeth Marguerite Marie Skadden OCCUPATION: Visuals creator, artist, director, musician LOCATION: Between Berlin and the U.S. WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Creating all the visuals that are in my head. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I like to concentrate … Continue reading

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Tastemaker (& Booty Shaker) Faith Blakeney

Happy Friday night, friends! Whether you’re at home on the couch cozy-style kickin’ it (like me) or out-on-the-town shakin’ it, don’t miss the chance to wake up tomorrow morning to a treasure trove of goodies while you sip your morning … Continue reading

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Torrential & Tropical in Taipei

Whoooo!!! We made it to Taipei, Taiwan. We arrived to a tropical and humid night, scooters buzzing up and down the city streets. Instead of stinky tofu at the night markets though (a real delicacy that stinks up the whole … Continue reading

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Lost in Fascination (with Toilets)

Konichiwa and welcome to “Lost in Fascination” — a series of stories and photos from my travels in Asia over the next few weeks. It’s Day 4 for me in Tokyo and I’m kicking off the series with a “toilets” … Continue reading

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Tropic of California: Big Sur Happenings at the Henry Miller

I love Big Sur (grew up in Nor. Cal, near the coast and among the redwoods). And I love Henry Miller (first trip to Paris, I read Tropic of Cancer cover-to-cover, absolutely stunned). So when I got the chance to … Continue reading

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Love to Plan, Love to Chill, Love to You!

Hey lovely loves! Whether you’re feeling the Valentine’s thing or boycotting the romantic-industrial-complex, you’re probably gonna relate to this post about planning and chilling. Two things I love way more than Valentine’s Day! Since I’ve been working a full-time job … Continue reading

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My Top Ten of 2011: Movin’ shakin’ & sortin’ a sand collection!

Wow! What a year. I quit a job, got a job, moved in with my dude, traveled a lot, tripped out a lot, tried new things, had a JAWS-themed birthday-Halloween party, and like my bestie Justina Blakeney wrote in her … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #87: Lina Linde

NAME: Lina Linde OCCUPATION: Freelance producer/project manager in the fields of film/art/transmedia LOCATION: Based in Malmö, Sweden WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I run a small company that’s basically just me doing everything I like and am good at. Right now I … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #86: Abigail Portner

NAME: Abigail Portner OCCUPATION: Still trying to figure out what to call myself. Professional juggler? I make drawings, play music, make videos and sculpture, usually all at the same time for myself and for others, including Animal Collective, Jim Henson … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #85: Cali Thornhill deWitt

NAME: Cali Thornhill deWitt OCCUPATION: Energy focusing LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Life support WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I am investigating cultural destiny. IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE TOOLS FOR YOUR HUSTLE, WHAT WOULD THEY … Continue reading

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On the Rail, Along the Sea

Super excited to head down to Union Station today and hop the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner to Oceanside. Off to visit my bestie from Berlin Amanda Vietta Andersen and chill by the sea until tomorrow. Wishing everyone a beautiful weekend full … Continue reading

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Piña Colada While You Work

Forget whistling while you work! How about a piña colada… or two, if happens to be happy hour in Mazatlan! Happy Friday, amigos! Saludos desde Mexico, s

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HUSTLE FILE #78: Katie Beck

NAME: Katie Beck OCCUPATION: Journalist, freelance travel writer, blogger LOCATION: Nice, France WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I document my life and the places I go and write about it for the Huffington Post and BBC Travel (and other publications too if … Continue reading

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State Park Scene Report: Big Sur to Marin

California knows how to party! From LA to the Bay, I made it up and down the coast last week, visiting and camping in some of the most beautiful parks in the Golden State. Here are a few snapshots to … Continue reading

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Hit the Road, Jack

On the road again… Just like Jack Kerouac… Or was it Willie Nelson? Whoever it was, here we go again! Just like many ramblers that’ve come before me, I’m headed up the coast today. It’s a motorbike caravan and I’m … Continue reading

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Freelance Freedoms: One-Day Work Week

What fun that it’s less than two months since I resigned from my full-time job, and I’ve already got this freelancing life all figured out, or at least pretty well figured out. One super rad thing about being a freelancing … Continue reading

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Vacation Visits to Back on the Attack

Ahhh… so nice how a vacation out-of-town sure feels like hiding from your regular life, right? Yep, I’m definitely feeling all silly and cartoony since I got back from a five-day family visit to Erie, Pennsylvania. Wow, what fun. Cousins, … Continue reading

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An All-Around Rad Weekend!

From inside the historic Jim Henson/Charlie Chaplin lot on La Brea… To the Cosmic Cafe at the top of Mount Wilson in the Angeles National Forest… Not to mention a trip to Raging Waters in San Dimas and a rad … Continue reading

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Office Open & On the Run!

With no desk job to report to these days, my new office is wherever I decide to set up shop. Yesterday morning it was on my front porch. Yeah, I definitely couldn’t have pulled off these tattered tie-dye stretch pants … Continue reading

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Super Gypsy/Public Storage: Days 3 & 4 & I Forget

Wow! This whole moving thing is melting my mind. But, at least I love a good moving-mind-melt. It’s all so cleansing, exhausting and exciting. Here are a few shots from Days 3 and 4 or more. I can’t keep track. … Continue reading

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Public Storage Program: Day 2

Is it just me or does “Day 2” of the move into my new storage space look a lot like when I played a show at TAKEOFF in Van Nuys over the Fourth of July weekend. Hmmm… This gives me … Continue reading

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Super Gypsy Status & the Public Storage Program

Oh boy, here we go again. I’m up to my old tricks. I haven’t even been at my apartment a full year and I’m moving out. Today is day one of my move and I’m stoked! I love moving. I … Continue reading

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