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All Saints stylist’s style

Fashion inspiration: Instagram

After grabbing an iced latte fromCommunal Coffee, one of my favorite coffee shops in South Park, I spotted Baltazar, looking polished in a casual denim-on-denim ensemble. I later learned that he is a stylist at ...

Union-Tribune columnist Diane Bell’s La Jolla Cove seacliff estate

Ocean and coastline views, spanning from La Jolla to Dana Point

The Seacliff Estate — that’s what listing materials from call the 12,000-square-foot home found at 1369 Coast Walk in La Jolla — is billed as an “iconic gated Hamptons-style estate that has been meticulously ...

Spiritual Motels: making sense of the world with Super Tiny Disappearing Oceans

“This album covers a lot of emotionally heavy stuff like mental health, addiction, existence, and relationships”

“Our music draws from singer-songwriter, indie-folk, country, spoken word, and electronic influences,” says singer-songwriter Amy Day, one half of the Spiritual Motels. “Our sound has been compared to the Head and the Heart, the Avett ...

Three poems by John Gallagher

Laudate Dominum, Severance, The Car Salesman

Laudate Dominum Lit stalks stitch patterns over moss-mute boughs, The patched procession of winter and early dawn. A dormant vine’s engrafted web soon glows, Emblazoned tongues along the runged oration. O distant fire, stirred to ...

Facing East Noodle & Bar: Gizzards and Asahi beer

“How do they get that squirty soup into the dumplings?”

‘I’m from the Northwest,” says Lu Hong. She means Northwest China. “In Xinjiang, people like their food spicy and hot. Same like Szechuan. But this food here is from South-East China. More like Shanghai, where ...


Beekeeper, Ace Frehley, Pinback, Crocodiles, Jimi Hendrix Celebration

Female-fronted heavy metal death rockers Beekeeper came together in 2010 when Ally Levine (Sumu Pitchayan) and Dylan Marks (Eukaryst) found themselves bonding over albums like Slayer’s Show No Mercy and Sepultura’s Arise. Citing other influences ...

Honey Boy: Shia LaBeouf’s daddy issues

A film about a boy who both wants and deserves a better father and the inescapable reality that he will never get one

January 1, 2019. The following Nostradamic text, signed “Anonymous,” arrives at the stroke of midnight: “The year will end with Shia LaBeouf’s self-penned biopic cracking your top ten.” Did I miss an announcement piece in ...

John Doe and Tom DeSavia gather stories for Under the Big Black Sun

San Diego’s The Beat Farmers were included in this cowpunk movement

X bassist/vocalist John Doe has spent a large chunk of the last five years taking a trip down memory lane. In 2016, his book Under the Big Black Sun, which explored the early days of ...

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