Literary Los Angeles 5: Choosing L.A.

"It’s 105F in L.A. today as I type this. This heat, in turn, breeds a disgusting profusion of hideous insects that skulk around the sidewalks and sewers after the sun goes down. There are power outages and earthquakes and patrolling police helicopters droning all night through the febrile, filthy sky."

Still glad I chose L.A.