1.17.2009

Demolish That Historic Old Thing So We Can Build...A Cheap Replica!

Everything Old Is New Again!

The Absolutely Worthless, Unhistoric, Ugly, "Architecturally Undistinguished," Building That HAD To Be Torn Down AT ALL COSTS! FOR THE CHILDREN!

The Absolutely Most Important, Historic, Beautiful, Architecturally Bold, "Homage" to the Building That Had To Be Torn Down At All Costs...FOR THE CHILDREN!

God love those fog brained, double dealing, lying criminals at LAUSD. Can you imagine the stress of keeping track of all of your "stories" then putting them over to the public with a straight face? Must be terribly taxing.

The "Absolutely Unsavable, Even Though It Has Been Saved, Has To Be Demolished" Cocoanut Grove, where most of the 20'th Century happened

And The Brand New Replica Of "The Absolutely Unsavable" Cocoanut Grove High School Auditorium, where absolutely nothing has happened (nor is anything of note likely to for decades to come, with these buffoons "teaching" the children of Los Angeles)

But the kicker? The LAUSD is going to "Honor" Bobby Kennedy (after demolishing the site of his death) and "Gift" the people of Los Angeles, by giving us what they call "The RFK Memorial Pocket Park"...Meaning, they are going to set back the prison yard fence a few feet from the sidewalk and allow us commoners to "enjoy" six feet of grass and bus benches, slap a plaque that says "RFK Was Killed Near Here" on a wall, and call it a day. The fact that there NEVER WAS a FENCE until LAUSD stole the land, and for 70 years everyone could enjoy the ENTIRE grounds, rather than a "pocket"...without having to worry about getting rolled by thug "High School Students." After living next to Hollywood High for a decade, I can assure you, the last place on EARTH anyone would find enjoyable, unless they were compiling a dictionary of foul language or into underage girls dressed in less than Sunset Boulevard street walkers, is a park bench next to a Los Angeles High School.

To Quote Jack Benny "Gee, THANKS!"


1 comment:

sean said...

You are fantastic, I adore every word you write. I was in The Ambassador 2 times after it closed, for the yard sales of historic items, and got around the bldg a bit thanks to a security guard who thought I was Nikki Sixx!!! WOW! Well, right from the Casino level, I kept feeling WHOOSH and then a tingle, and then a WHOOSH....I got up to the lobby, because the sale was in the ballroom where RFK gave the speech, and I just walked around, and said to my friend, call me crazy, but, "This place is FULL of people. This is THE SHINING!"

I was just distraught when it was about to be torn down. My other favorite haunt, Jayne Mansfield's PINK PALACE had just been demolished, again for NO GOOD REASON, so I had it with L.A. and moved. You can see strip malls and crappy apartment bldgs anywhere, you know?

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