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From Cabana Boy to Baby Daddy

I didn’t recognize the number with the San Francisco area code, but when I read the text I picked up my phone and dialed it. Once Eddie grabbed the line, I said, “Does this answer ...

The Art Snob at Riviera Supper Club

The Riviera Supper Club’s bartender is a multimedia artist. An accomplished painter (theartsnob.com) and Art Institute of Chicago graduate, Doug Thompson is equally at home with sable brushes and glass swizzle sticks. But it’s the ...

Chad Vangaalen's Diaper Island

Unusual title. Strange artwork — foliage sprouting from several depictions of a naked figure wearing an expression of shock, pain, or bemusement. A pleasant, elementary riff ("Peace on the Rise") repeats for two minutes, prompting ...

Mogwai's Controlled Burn at Belly Up

Scottish post-rock five-piece Mogwai took the ethereal sonics of this year’s Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will to the Belly Up in Solana Beach. The crowd varied from gray and weathered to young and ...

There are More Job Listings for Accountants than for Historians

Why spend years of your life, thousands of dollars, and tons of effort only to graduate from college and not be able to support yourself adequately for the rest of your adult life? How sad. ...

You’ve Got Your First Job! Now What?

Every year about now, hundreds of thousands of young people get their first jobs. It’s a great and exciting achievement. But it also comes with a dose of reality: What do you do once you’ve ...

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