Max S. Gerber

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KISS-ing Santa

At the Los Angeles Cacophony Society’s Santacon 2002, various Santas were seen barhopping in Old Town Pasadena about 11 a.m. last Saturday. A few, perhaps in search of gifts for the naughty and nice, were seen perusing the shelves of an adult bookstore......

Microbats, Broken Skulls, Rocket Girls & Prehistoric Beach Bears

A few times a year, something strange takes place at Pasadena's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The scientists open their doors to filmmakers in order to teach Hollywood how to make movies about space more realistic. On these occasions, it's tough to tell who's more starstruck: the scientists or the moviemakers. Like......

Broken Hearts Club

I have a heart like a motor and I can take more than you. That’s what I’d say to them in school, if they asked. I’ve been taken apart and put back together, I’d say. I’ve seen the wires and I’ve got the scars. I’ve got an unfair advantage over......
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