Salted Plastic Los Angeles | No. 01
By Nathan Castellanos
100 Pages, 8” x 10”, Paperback
Modern day Los Angeles is not the greatest place to be these days for Miguel Lyons, a life time resident of the city. Gentrification, relationship troubles, petty urban disputes, and snobby hipster culture have made LA a bit uninhabitable for his tastes. Captain Felch Leavings is a bad boy pastry chef with a taste for LA's hidden gems; he's a no holds bar foodie with an insatiable appetite for forbidden confectionery and the leavings of broken relationships. Guru Douche and Deirdre Price run a quirky progressive millennial oriented real estate agency in Highland Park, where the social revolution never stops, and even the household cat has a hand in breaking barriers of progress. Jetty Jizz is a Reptilian bad girl with the guts to take what she wants from life, living it to its fullest, and not getting tied down by setbacks like boyfriends, girlfriends......and any real or average sense of responsibility. These are some windows into average LA life, brought to you in a new series written by a life long Los Angeles resident who has spent over a decade watching the challenges and struggles created by the machinations of the real estate game, trust fund hipster culture, and the ongoing efforts of "modernization" happening in Los Angeles. Brought to you with a sense of loss and humor, its sure to entertain more than a few LA residents who have similar feelings on the matters covered.