The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

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  • Archive for September 5th, 2007

    I’m turning in my manuscript (for real this time)

    Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

    Copyedited, factchecked, read-aloud, parsed, reworked. Yay. Done. I’m getting on the Subway to go to the publisher’s office. It is a paper document) From here it goes to galleys. It has been a three-month birthing process. During Labor Day someone asked me “How was your summer?” My first thought was “Why is he using the […]

    Is this where fortune cookies go to die?

    Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

    Hal Bergman, a local Los Angeles photographer, stumbled upon three dumpsters full of fortune cookies. LAist has an interview with him. Here is the entire photoset on Flickr. I was looking at the cookies. The two largest manufacturers of fortune cookies in LA are Peking Noodle and Umeya. These don’t look at either.