Content for Thursday, July 18, 2019

News & Stories

Faux fur Fourth of July from Nordstrom

Flashy fashion: costume beads, several bracelets, and two fists full of rings

Over the 4th of July weekend, I decided to trek up to North County to spend the holiday with friends who were visiting from out of town. In a not-so-surprising turn of events, we ended ...

CEO of Relyonus Medical Group’s French Country Castle

The residence boasts five kitchens and 11 baths

“Rancho Santa Fe meets French Country Castle” is how listing materials describe Chateau Enchante, the mega-mansion located at 16902 Via Cuesta Verde in Fairbanks Ranch, a neighborhood composed entirely of two private gated communities just ...

Allen Ginsburg: Walt Whitman’s 20th century reincarnation

Two poems: A Supermarket in California and Homework

A Supermarket in California What thoughts I have of you tonight, Walt Whitman, for I walked down the sidestreets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon. In my hungry fatigue, ...

The Lion King: Unlively action

Why on earth are a bunch of real animals celebrating the birth of a new apex predator?

Remember when you were a kid and your parents told you they were going to take you to a movie and you responded by asking, your voice leaping with a combination of hope and trepidation, ...

Full-on Bacon Avocado Cheeseburger revered at South Cali Steak Burger Bar

Big fat cheeseburger, fries, salad for $4.99

They’re still out there. Places that fill your belly without emptying your wallet. I know, because I’m in one now. Once again, all hail to Hank for the find. This is his territory, south Chula ...

Warholian comic strip drawings

The Paragraphs, Manual Scan, Hullabaloo, Sue Palmer, Prxzm

Based in Encinitas and Carlsbad, the Paragraphs were founded in early 2009 by Mike Hunt (drums) and Jesse Lee Hofbauer (vocals, guitar). After two initial releases (2009’s Gallows EP and 2010’s Hey! EP) and a ...