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Bob Hope’s Former House – A Trick-or-Treating Mecca

Oct 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Celebrity Homes, Haunted Hollywood

As I have mentioned a couple of times before on this blog, this stalker absolutely loves herself some Los Angeles Magazine – especially the ever-witty and always-informative “Ask Chris – The City Explained” write-in column, in which Associate Editor/author Chris Nichols answers Angelenos’ random questions about life in the City of Angels.  This month’s column featured a letter from a Valley-area reader with a tidbit of Halloween information that I had never before heard.  She wrote, “When I was a kid, we always went trick-or-treating […]

Trish’s House from “The 40-Year-Old Virgin”

Apr 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Movie Locations


Two weeks ago, on the recommendation of fellow stalker Owen, the Grim Cheaper and I finally sat down to watch the 2005 comedy The 40-Year-Old Virgin.  I have no idea why we avoided seeing the flick for as long as we did, but I have to say that we both ended up absolutely loving it.  It’s sweet, light-hearted, and laugh-out-loud funny.  It seems that not everyone was a fan, though.  A few months back, fellow stalker Lavonna, who is a major Steve Carell aficionado, told […]

Paty’s Restaurant from “Desperate Housewives”

Mar 25th, 2011 | By | Category: The Office Filming Locations

To continue on with this week’s restaurant theme, today I thought I would write a post about an eatery that the Grim Cheaper and I stalked back in January – the historic Paty’s Restaurant in Toluca Lake, which first opened for business just a little over a half century ago in 1960.  I had become a wee bit obsessed with tracking down the restaurant a few weeks beforehand while watching the Season 7 episode of Desperate Housewives titled “Assassins”.  At the very beginning of that […]