If New York is symbolized by the Empire State Building, the iconic image of Los Angeles is… traffic. Sure, the Los Angeles Kings just won the Stanley Cup, the supermodels are at the private beaches of Malibu, and the Hollywood sign beckons from Rodeo Drive, but when it comes down to our daily conversation, it is all about, “Jesus, avoid the 405 today.”
I took some traffic shots today. One of them, taken on the freeway, could have earned me a hefty traffic ticket. Look what I do for you, dear reader. And for ART.
In the Japan Today forum, we hear from a Japanese male who moved to Los Angeles
I dislike that city…and from my experience and visiting other cities in the US…is the worst!
Orange County and places like Glendale, Pasadena, and Burbank are okay. I can associate with those kind of people.
But other than that, LA people are crooked scums. They give you the run-arounds and are back-stabbers.
He thinks that romance is particularly tough in the big city.
LA is plain hell on earth. If you’re an Asian girl (the sellout type) …then you can find a nice lovely blondie to marry. But if you’re an Asian guy…hardly any AF or girls will even stare at you.
Hey, sure it’s tough for Asian males. But to make you feel better, this morning in Starbucks, I couldn’t get that Korean-American girl in that UCLA t-shirt to smile back at me either!
Here are some other websites definitely not associated with the Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau.
I Hate L.A. Traffic (via Tale of Two Cities)
LA County Murders (via LA Observed)
Also, does anyone know what an AF is? Asian Female?