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Archive for May 2014




New “Los Angeles” Magazine Post – The Bluth House from “Arrested Development”

May 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Don’t forget to check out today’s Los Angeles magazine post – about the model home from Arrested Development – here.  My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.



The Girls United Group Home from “The Fosters”

May 27th, 2014 | By | Category: TV Locations

In April, a fellow stalker named Ashley asked for some help in locating the Girls United group home from both the television show The Fosters and its web series spin-off, The Fosters: Girls United.  I had never heard of either production before, but through a bit of Googling came across this Wikia article about the house.  The stunning property immediately piqued my interest and I spent the next few minutes trying to track in down.  It turned out to be an easy find, too, thanks […]



Happy Memorial Day!

May 26th, 2014 | By | Category: This and That

I would like to wish my fellow stalkers a very happy Memorial Day!  I hope you are all enjoying a fun and safe three-day weekend and taking at least a moment to remember what today is really about – America’s fallen heroes.



Viva Cantina from “The Girls Next Door”

May 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: TV Locations

Each May, my girl Miss Pinky Lovejoy, of the Thinking Pink blog, and I have a standing lunch date to celebrate her birthday.  We usually hit up Sizzler (‘cause we’re fancy like that!), but this year she requested to dine at Viva Cantina in Burbank – a place I had long wanted to stalk thanks to its appearance in a Season 3 episode of The Girls Next Door.  So I, of course, happily obliged.

Viva Cantina, also known as Viva Fresh, has been around since 1962.  […]



Today’s “L.A.” Mag Post – Walley World from “National Lampoon’s Vacation”

May 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Be sure to check out my latest blog post for Los Angeles magazine today – about the Walley World entrance from National Lampoon’s Vacation – at LAMag.com.  My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.



Leo’s Apartment Building from “Relativity”

May 19th, 2014 | By | Category: TV Locations

During my recent Relativity location-finding fest, I also managed to track down the apartment building where Leo Roth (David Conrad) lived with his quirky roommate, Doug (Adam Goldberg) – who was actually my favorite character – on the show.  I really could kick myself over this one, though, because I began searching for the property while watching the third episode of the series, which was titled “First Impressions”, and did not have many clues to help with the hunt.  Had I waited until the fifth […]



Haskell’s Ice Cream Hut from “The Brady Bunch”

May 16th, 2014 | By | Category: TV Locations

I have been a The Brady Bunch fanatic since I was about three years old.  Growing up, I wanted nothing more than to be Cindy Brady (Susan Olsen) and don blonde pig tails on a daily basis.  Too bad my hair was brown, curly and far too short for pig tails.  As an adult, I still love the show and in recent years have stalked many of its locations.  Being that the vast majority of the series was shot on the Paramount backlot, though, and […]



My Latest L.A. Mag Post – About Casa Walsh and Jason Priestley’s New Book

May 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Don’t forget to check out my latest Los Angeles magazine post today – about the Walsh house from Beverly Hills, 90210, Jason Priestley’s new book and how I got started stalking – on LAMag.com.  (My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.)



The “Relativity” House

May 14th, 2014 | By | Category: TV Locations

Back in 1996, the Bedford Falls Company, the production company behind fave show My So-Called Life, debuted a new dramedy named Relativity.  I was hooked on the series from the get-go.  Sadly, it suffered the same fate as My So-Called Life and was cancelled after a solitary season.  Unlike MSCL, though, which prospered in syndication, Relativity was not really ever heard from again.  So when I recently found some episodes online, I just about flipped my lid.  The Grim Cheaper happened to be out of […]



The Warehouse Restaurant from “Anger Management”

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Movie Locations

While visiting L.A. last week, the Grim Cheaper and I stayed in Marina del Rey.  One late afternoon, during a waterfront stroll, we found ourselves passing by a unique eatery that had long been on my To-Stalk List.  Situated on the bustling Admiralty Way amongst upscale hotels and high-rise apartment buildings, the nautical-themed The Warehouse Restaurant is almost hidden from view.  I first spotted the place years ago on another oceanside walk with the GC and was instantly intrigued as I had never before seen […]