Monthly Archives: November 2013

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Official flag of Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA

131126_flagOfficial flag of Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA.

The iconic Gauloise package occupies the canton space, balanced by the iconic espresso cup. The flag is divided into two bands—the rich burnt umber background references the mythic adobe, and the Intelligentsia coffee house, while the foreground green and yellow signify the dynamic tensions between creativity and maybe getting paid for it.

Franklin Hills and Los Feliz separatists decry the presence of the iconic Gauloises on the flag, agitating for an empowered yoga betty with affirmational colors in the flag, etc. Echo Park partisans were infuriated at the non-representation of PBR, but were detoured by bootlegged Coachella tickets.

Of course if any hipster actually smoked a Gauloise, they’d probably fall right over and die, as their American Spirits are an insufficient starter.

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Goth Snow-White, Big Santa Anita Cyn,

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Salsa dancers at the Original Farmer’s Market on 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA

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Prop shop on La Brea Avenue. Los Angeles  July 2010.

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Street performer on Hollywood Blvd at Highland. Hollywood, LA, CA. May 2010.