Woody Allen famously opined that the only cultural advantage to Los Angeles was the ability to make a right turn on red. What other advantages would you say that LA has over an East Coast metropolis like Boston or New York?
Weather. Weather. Weather.
Better access to rare California wines.
Driving very fast on very twisty canyon roads.
Itís a lot safer to be a pedestrian here, oddly enough given how little time we spend being pedestrians.
Shopping at the same Bristol Farms as Lawrence Fishburne means that I may eventually work up the courage to tell him just how gawd-awful Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions were.
Greater diversity geographically. (You really can spend the morning on the beach and the afternoon on snow-covered mountains.)
One hour to Vegas by air.
Valentinoís wine list.
California judges are much more liberal about letting law professors act as expert witnesses.
Did I mention the weather?
Reading Bainbridge's replies to Crescat Sententia's 20 questions, I learned there is a website devoted to bloggers who were inspired to start blogging by KRLA talk host Hugh Hewitt -- and a blog for others inspired by Instapundit.