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The Old Towne Orange Starbucks from “Surviving Christmas”

Dec 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Movie Locations

There’s nothing this stalker loves more than a filming location that serves coffee.  When that filming location is a Starbucks?  Well, I’m in hog heaven!  So when I spotted an Old Towne Orange outpost of the java giant pop up in the 2004 holiday comedy Surviving Christmas, I immediately added it to my To-Stalk Iist – and was especially excited because it meant another visit to the adorable town.  I have never been shy about my adoration of Old Towne Orange.  I first visited the […]



New “L.A.” Mag Post – About The Federal Bar Long Beach from “Four Christmases”

Dec 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Don’t forget to read my latest Los Angeles magazine post today – about The Federal Bar Long Beach from Four Christmases.  My articles typically get published in the early afternoon hours.



New “Los Angeles” Mag Post – About Cindy’s Restaurant from “Surviving Christmas”

Dec 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

I would like to wish all of my fellow stalkers a very merry Christmas today!  You can check out my new Los Angeles magazine post here – about Cindy’s Eagle Rock Restaurant from Surviving Christmas.  My articles typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.



Blockbuster Video from “The Holiday”

Dec 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Movie Locations

I cannot believe that Christmas is only two days away!  This whole month (year, in fact) has flown by!  Sadly, this will be my last post of the season (excluding one that will run on L.A. magazine’s website on Thursday).  I will be taking the rest of the week off to do some last-minute shopping and to celebrate Christmas with my family.  For my final holiday-themed post, I thought it would only be fitting to write about another The Holiday location – the Blockbuster Video […]



My Latest Discover L.A. Article – About Christmas Movie Locations

Dec 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Discover Los Angeles Articles

I typically cover only one location each day on my blog, but today I’m giving you ten!  Head on over to Discover Los Angeles to check out my latest article about holiday movie and television locations.  Enjoy!



O’Hara’s Pub from “Bad Santa”

Dec 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Movie Locations

I realize that Christmas has passed, but I have one more holiday locale to write about before bidding adieu to the Yuletide season.  Two Fridays ago, after reading my post on Footsies bar from Bad Santa, fellow stalker Owen, of the When Write Is Wrong blog, miraculously managed to track down the exterior of O’Hara’s Pub from the 2003 comedy.  Being that I had been trying to find that darn bar for what seemed like eons, I could NOT have been more excited to learn […]



Downey Studios from “Christmas with the Kranks”

Dec 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Back in early 2011, while doing some research on filming locations from Christmas with the Kranks, I just about fell off my chair when I discovered – thanks to Google Street View – that the backlot residential street at Downey Studios, which served as the main neighborhood in the 2004 comedy, was visible from the road.  And while I ran right out to stalk it shortly thereafter, for whatever reason, when the holidays rolled around that year and the following year, I somehow forgot to […]



Footsies Bar from “Bad Santa”

Dec 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Movie Locations

One location that has been a thorn in my side for as long as I can remember is the gorgeous wood-paneled bar featured in the opening scene of Bad Santa.  Despite having contacted several crew members and spending copious amounts of time searching for it online, I just cannot seem to find the place – and, let me tell you, it is driving me absolutely crazy!  A locale from the 2003 black comedy that I was able to track down last January, though, thanks to […]



The “Four Christmases” Bar

Dec 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Last December, while doing research on the Venice residence that was used as the interior of the house belonging to Kate (Reese Witherspoon) and Brad (Vince Vaughn) in Four Christmases (which I blogged about here), I came across this Venice Paper article that stated that the 2008 comedy had also done some filming at a neighboring property located at 1319 Abbot Kinney Boulevard.  When I Googled the address, I learned that it was the location of a spiritual gift shop/bookstore named Mystic Journey (which has […]



The “Four Christmases” Church

Dec 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Due to the fact that Christmas movies filmed in the L.A. area are few and far between, I typically only compile about five holiday-themed locales to blog about each year.  (If I could swing an entire month of Christmas posts, believe me, I would.)  This year was no different and because there are only five blogging days left until Christmas, you know what that means – my Yuletide posts start today!  Yay!  So here goes.  Last January, while on the hunt for locations from Four […]