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Best Of San Diego: 50 Mini-Reviews, plus DJ Jim McInnes, & ‘70s DJ The OB Ranger

Top Picks of 2008, plus Last DJ, Radio Star Trek & the return of a ‘70s counterculture hero

Top Picks of 2008, plus Last DJ, New Starship in Town, Stalking the Wild DJ & the return of a ...

Rock Tales: Stone Temple Pilots, Courtney Love & more, plus Locals in the News

Cartoon mini-bios, plus When Hare Met Ritchie and more Locals in the News

Cartoon mini-bios, plus When Hare Met Ritchie and more Locals in the News Contents: 1 - Rock Tales: STP, Courtney ...

50 Local Band-Name Stories, "What's Your Fave Twilight Zone?" & local Zone Spinoff Comic Books

Birth of a Bandname, 25 Locals on the Zone, and Deepest Dimension Comics: The Inside Story

Birth of a Bandname, Tales of t/Zone, and local Zone comic spin-off CONTENTS: 1 – Birth of a Bandname: 50 ...

Concert of the Week: John McEuen May 10th, plus Backstage Contract Guy and Band Buffet Moocher

This Guy Writes the Songs, That Guy Mooches Meals Backstage, The Other Guy Removes the Brown M&Ms

Dirt Band Founder, Backstage Raider, & Diplomat Delivers Contents: 1 - Concert of the Week: John McEuen May 10th, Acoustic ...

Painting Rock Stars, plus Behind the Scenes: Overheard in San Diego & Famous Former Neighbors

Painter Ken Meyer, Jr. figured out a surefire way to get backstage and hang out with his musical heroes…

Cartoonist Confessions, plus [Paint]Brushes With Fame Contents: 1 – Cartoonist Confessions: Overheard In San Diego and Famous Former Neighbors (new ...

I Fought the Law Pt. 4 – more music related lawsuits, busts & celebs in trouble in San Diego

Lawyers, Songs and Money, Trouble in Paradise, Celeb Busts & Blunders

Lawyers, Songs & Money, Trouble in Paradise Contents: 1 – I Fought the Law: Roundup of local music-related lawsuits & ...

Before It Was The Gaslamp: Illustrated Sequel

‘70s/'80s Downtown Theaters; Illustrated Directors Cut with new sequel & a rebuttal: "The Man Who Raped San Diego"

‘70s/'80s Downtown; Directors Cut, sequel, and rebuttal I keep expanding this entry, thanks to terrific material being sent to me ...

Obama in 30 Seconds, Satan Came, Meeting Grace Final Concert, Celebs Talk About SD, Boy Shakira Is All My Fault, More Craigslist Funnies, Life Between Deadlines, Top 5 Lists, & more

Surviving the Bush Administration, Farewell Meeting Grace, Deep Inside the Devil, Celebs on San Diego, Blame Me For Boy Shakira, Midnight Rambler, etc.

Surviving the Bush Administration, Farewell Meeting Grace, Deep Inside the Devil, Celebs on San Diego, Blame Me For Boy Shakira, ...

Underage Swing Dancers Battle Local Laws, plus Dark Metal, Racist Rock, Christian Goths, Hip-Hop Quest, Rave Culture, Fashionistas

Essays on local music scenes – Kid Swingers, Hello Satan, Goths for Jesus, Skinheads, Hip-Hop VS Rap, Creepy Old Guy Goes to a Rave, Death Metal, Fashion Freaks

Essays and Interviews RE several local scenes Contents: 1 – Underage Swing Dancers Battle Local Law 2 - Hello Satan: ...

1 Night @Black’s Beach, Confessions of a Local Pornographer: Battle of the Peeps

Rock/Strip Club Merge, Deadheads: Jerry’s Kaleidoscope Kids, and the inside story of a local porn/peep show empire

Plus Rock/Strip Club Merge, Jerry’s Kaleidoscope Kids, and the inside story of a local porn/peep show empire CONTENTS: 1 – ...

Concert Security Wars: Battle of the Bouncers

INsecurity – local firms fight (and sue) for their right to bounce you!

Local Firms Fight for Rights to Bounce You Your average concertgoer rarely pays much attention to event security. Most of ...

Pacific Comics: The Inside Story, plus RIP Rocketeer Creator, Comics & Censorship

Local Publisher Made History, plus RIP Dave Stevens & Don't Fear the Funnies

Local Indie Comic Company Made History Contents: 1 – Pacific Comics: The inside story of a legendary local comic book ...

History of Personal Music Players, Soundmen Sound Off, Concerts Make You Deaf, & Musical Car Horns

Turn On/Tunes In/Drop Out, Soundboard Blues, Deafening Music, and Honkies Who Love Car Horns

Turn On, Tunes In, and Drop Out Contents: 1 - Turn On, Tunes In, Drop Out: A History of Personal ...

Eddie Vedder Owns the Casbah? Plus, My Worst Celeb Encounters and interviews with Wild Man Fischer, Edgar Winter, and more

Vedder Rumor, How Not To Intvw a Celeb, Corky Laing, Badfinger, Wild Man Fischer, & the Day Bob Dylan Called My Phone

Vedder Rumor, How Not To Intvw a Celeb, Life Goes On For Corky, Badfinger, Zappa Discovery, & more Contents: 1 ...

Ratt Doesn't Want You to Read This Blog, Blues Battle, Buffy Does Ken, & more

Ratt Tales, plus Battle of the local Blues Lovers, Rage Against the Rancho, & more

Ratt Tales, Battle of the local Blues Lovers, & more Contents: 1 – Ratt Doesn’t Want You To Read This ...

Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics: The Inside Story, and the Komplete KISStory Kronicles

Essays on working for Kiss, and the Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics Inside Story, with rare unpublished art

Working for Kiss, local RnR Comics with lost/unpublished art, Dave Stevens tribute, & more Contents: 1 – Rock ‘N’ Roll ...

Yoko Comix, My Brunch with Yoko, Beatles in San Diego, Maharishi Comix, & Local Beatle Fans

When Johnny Met Yoko, Brunch with a Beatle Bride, the Beatles in San Diego, & local Beatleholics

When Johnny Met Yoko, Brunch w/a Beatle Bride, Beatle Comix, & more Contents: 1 – Yoko Comix: When Johnny Met ...

I Sold My Albums to Off The Record: Plus, Rockin’ Tattoos & TJ Bathrooms

Adventures in Vinyl, Locals Rock Their Tats, Everybody’s Gotta Go Sometime

Vinyl Adventure, Tattoo Rock, Everybody’s Gotta Go Sometime Contents: 1 – The Day I Sold My Albums to Off the ...

More Local Music History 1960 – 1995: Plus, a History of Local Public Access Music TV

Tell-Tale Hearts, Puddletown Tom, Rosie & t/Originals, the Monroes, Brain Police, That ‘80s Club, & DIY TV

Tell-Tale Hearts, Puddletown Tom, Rosie & more Contents: 1 – The Tell-Tale Hearts: Gone For Good, Or ??? 2 – ...

50 Historic San Diego Concerts 1917 - 2005

The Day Nirvana played OTR (10-24-91), The Day Hendrix Played the Arena (5-24-69) & 50 More Historic Local Concerts 1917-2005

Contents: 1 - The Day Nirvana Played Off The Record (10-24-91): The Inside Story 2 - The Day Jimi Hendrix ...

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