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2015 Guide to San Diego Art

The really good stuff will invite you to investigate

Within every living art, there will always be a conversation among the artists who create it. The conversation is what makes it vital: a back-and-forth of reaction, adaptation, innovation, and yes, rejection. I recently saw, ...

One in the gut. One in the head.

When words won’t do, bullets get the job done.

“I have been trained to shoot special way, in Russian military,” Vilkin told the jury.

Type 1 terror

There’s no cure and no way to prevent it

"My son didn't develop this because we gave him Twinkies and Coke."

Thank you, Matthew McConaughey

Watch your burn rate.

When Jon Carder became a multimillionaire at the age of 26, his mother thought he was a drug dealer. “For a good four years, she thought for sure I was selling drugs. I bought a ...

I’m Judo Math Dude

Sensei Dan Thoene’s got a black bracelet in arithmetic.

“A kid raised his hand in the back and said, ‘How long does it take to become a black belt?’”

Taxi driver

If this is how America works, man, there’s no hope for humanity.

He looked at the shattered driver's side window of his cab and worried about how his boss would react. He never saw the punch coming.

I make 300 cups of coffee every day. I get $9 an hour plus tips.

News from the Fight-for-Fifteen front

Minimum wage is not meant to be a living wage.

It's going to be terrible

It’s not college, Mom, it’s rehab.

I'm not going to sleep for a week. I'll throw up and have the shakes.

2014 Holiday Guide

Yule love what we got you!

You don’t have to be a movie critic to know the cinematic cliché: you don’t get to choose your relatives, but you do have to spend the holidays with them. And hey-ho whaddya know: every ...

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