Scott Timberg

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Gender Male
Industry Publishing
Occupation Journalist
Location Los Angeles, CA
Introduction I'm a former LA Times arts and culture writer, sometime New York Times, GQ and Salon contributor, the co-editor of "The Misread City: New Literary Los Angeles," and an enthusiast of film, wine, indie rock, retro culture, archtop guitars and California history.
Interests Art, hiking, Rhone blends, indie, grilling, retro graphics, modern architecture, Umbria, sailing, noir, board games, science writing, Brit culture, and so on
Favorite Movies The Godfather II, Fritz Lang's M, Army of Shadows, Kurosawa, Memento, Once Upon a Time in the West, The Maltese Falcon, Fireworks, Far From Heaven, Children of Men, Ju Dou, Touch of Evil
Favorite Music The Beatles, Pavement, Glenn Gould, Thelonious Monk, Belle & Sebastian, dub, Bedhead, The Clientele, The Jam, The Smiths, K+D, Townes Van Zandt, downtempo, The Clash, Thievery Corp, chamber music, Stax/Volt, Mojave 3
Favorite Books Thomas Pynchon, The Crying of Lot 49, Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Salman Rushie, Midnight's Childen, Ursula Le Guin, The Dispossessed, John Cheever, Robert Graves, I Claudius, Zadie Smith, White Teeth, Ross Macdonald, The Underground Man, David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas, Philip Larkin, High Windows

You've rented a sky-writer to propose to your significant other, but it's completely overcast. What will you do?

This actually happened to me.