Content for Thursday, August 1, 2019

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Office and casual attire from Nordstrom Rack, DSW, and LOFT Outlet

“Formal, but comfortable.”

In an effort to catch up with bathing suit season and burn a few extra calories, I took a walk around the neighborhood after work one Monday. As I turned a corner, I noticed a ...

Wallace E. Cunningham’s Razor House

The home was one of several projects explored by author Joseph Giovannini in “Materializing the Immaterial,” a book about Cunningham’s career.

The “Razor House” at 9826 La Jolla Farms Road is so named for its location on a three-quarter-acre lot near Razor Point. The house is perched along the cliffs just south of Black’s Beach; in ...

Algernon Charles Swinburne: the English counterpart to Edgar Allan Poe

His poems are marked by taboo and risque themes

August There were four apples on the bough, Half gold half red, that one might know The blood was ripe inside the core; The color of the leaves was more Like stems of yellow corn ...

Sacri Monti’s Spinal Tap moments

Their second long-player, Waiting Room For The Magic Hour, finds them shunting in a few sounds not found in the formula

“Last summer, our tour manager had a sleepwalking problem. One mellow night at a hotel in Milan, Italy he got up while everyone was asleep and took a nap — butt naked — in the ...

Electric hoedown with hillbillies on steroids

Sickstring Outlaws, CJ Chenier, Iration, Beach Punx Fest IV, Mrs. Henry: The Last Waltz

Influenced by Hank Williams Jr., Merle Haggard, and similar renegade country stars, Sickstring Outlaws call themselves “hillbillies on steroids” and describe their live show as an “electric hoedown.” Frontman Ron Houston started off as an ...

How Mike Wallace helped turn TV news into show business

The guy who goes there, who asks the difficult, or embarrassing, or even just personal question

Remember 60 Minutes, America’s first TV news magazine? Remember its tenacious terrier of a host, Mike Wallace, he of the insistent, accusatory question? Yes? No? C’mon, the guy interviewed Putin just a few years ago. ...

Red House Kitchen’s “Donax Don’t Tell” — a beautiful, scrumptious mess

Look at the pile of bread slices, a mound of ham, bacon, pastrami, a big over-easy egg, and a blanket of béchamel on top

My friend Hank and I are both desperately trying to lose weight. I can’t seem to break 210. That’s why I’m coming to meet Hank at this brekky/lunch place he told me about. It’s a ...

Iration and Chali 2na guest on reggae band Hirie’s latest

And other new releases from Carnifex, Pathology, Vokab Kompany, Crimson Moon, and Warish

Carnifex’s seventh studio album World War X, which drops August 2 via Nuclear Blast, will be supported on the Summer Slaughter tour with the Faceless, Rivers of Nihil, Nekrogoblikon, and Brand of Sacrifice. The first ...

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