David Perloff

Writer

David Perloff is the founder and publisher of PACIFIC.

Recent Articles

  • Tongue in Chic

    I'm a jeans-and-t-shirt kinda guy. Sneakers or shiny shoes depend on where I'm eating dinner or having drinks. Now that I have a new job*, though, I'm having an existential fashion crisis. WTF am I supposed to wear to work? In my previous gig, I was boss-man, and my employees dressed as casually...

  • Lofty Aspirations

    Land-based photos by Brevin Blach | Airborne photos by Greg Ronlov | Matchmaker: Jessica Pelligra As the Hendrick's Gin hot air balloon prepares for takeoff, it seems safe to have high expectations for this evening blind-date adventure. Michelle and Justin met half and hour ago in the Epic Limo...

  • Action Pact

    It was freezing when I graduated from college in Michigan in December nineteen-ninety-something. Having worn a parka and goggles while delivering pizzas to drunken frat boys in the middle of the night for the previous four- ish winters, I was ready to get warm. The day after commencement, I drove...

  • Are You Shore?

    Photos by Brevin Blach | Matchmaker: Jessica Pelligra May Grey won't go away, but that won't cloud this evening's play. With two blind daters still single for summer, overcast skies shan't be a bummer. Tonight's shaping up to be quite a peach as Jessica and Cesar head to the beach. Miss B's Coconut...

  • Hi, Tide

    When I first laid eyes on the Pacific, my California dream was born. I was 8. Having spent my childhood summers near Atlantic City, New Jersey (where, to keep this story current, Trump's Taj Mahal casino may or may not have been built with mob-sanctioned concrete), I had previously regarded the...

  • Unsung Heroes

    Photos by Brevin Blach | Matchmaking by Jessica Pelligra What happens when a house music DJ/producer and a Christian-music hip-hopper sing karaoke together? Stay tuned for the answer as DJ Lanna B ( lannabmusic.com) and emcee Graham Saber ( grahamsaber.com) continue their rockin' blind date, which...

  • A Prince Among Men

    Before it seemed like the world would end in Y2K, Prince Rogers Nelson helped millions of fans worldwide see the light - and the bright side of 1999. The recording-world Renaissance Man's 1983 chart-topper by the same name, from the album 1999, offered an optimistic view of life and is just one...

  • Flying High

    Photos by Brevin Blach | Matchmaker: Jessica Pelligra As the sunset paints the sky, London and Andrew prepare to have their minds (and the rest of their bodies) blown a few feet above terra firma. The two met on a blind date that began half an hour ago and are now cruising in an Epic Limo headed...

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