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When posting Soundcloud comments about some obscure, terrible trap artist...

... proudly attach your name to whatever sick burn you can come up with.

Dear Hipster: Perhaps you can settle this matter once and for all. If I wrote an inflammatory letter to the editor, is it okay to do so anonymously, or should I attach my name for ...

Thanks to North Park firemen, no thanks to Walmart scammers, flack tells his side

Letter writers have heart

Pinned inside our car Thank you for re-printing the June 8, 2000 article “A shift at San Diego’s 2nd busiest fire station") by Ernie Grimm about the North Park fire station. We recently had an ...

Icons under attack

Letter writers defend Steve Allen, Valerian

Who Wrote “Gravy Waltz”? In Just Announced it was nice you mentioned Mike Wofford’s upcoming “Some of My Best Friends” concert. However Mr. Sanford’s statement that Mr. Wofford composed “Gravy Waltz” is contradictory to any ...

Surf Dog at 8:00 p.m., pedestrians going into Mexico, and the issue of Name Withheld

Letter writers go after Reader errors

Obviously Incorrect I was looking at a Reader yesterday and observed that the Surf Dog Competition coming up in Imperial Beach on Saturday was shown in two different places (Your Week and event listings), both ...

Pro-life about fish, the Left agenda, and the cowardice of anonymity

Diverse loyal readers

Fish Are Intelligent I was shocked and saddened to read how many fish were caught in San Diego in just one week (“Lots of Yellowtail,” Waterfront). As someone who grew up by the ocean, I ...

Who are you to write about the Fitzgerald, about clams, about von Metzke?

Letter writers throw down gauntlet

What’s His Background? I’m interested in the article, “Standing Orders: How Navy Culture May Have Caused the Fitzgerald Disaster” (cover story) by Kevin Eyer. He certainly has a lot of conjecture without having the facts. ...

Tera trouble

What Via col Vento should have been

Brainscratcher You have something screwed up in your Brainstorms puzzle for June 22. You give the answers for the puzzle for previous week, June 15, and one of the book’s titles is Via col Vento. ...

Hipsters, thru-hikers, bonobos, thugs, and a former slave

This week's letters cover the gamut

You Cannot Do It This Year Hello, there! I just finished reading your article, “Trail Angels” (June 15 cover story_ on the PCT. By the end of March this year, I started thru-hiking the PCT ...


A mixed bag of letters

Lack of Interest? Really? I enjoyed the well-researched article “Bonkers for Bonobos” in the June 8 issue. The author provided a great deal of valuable information (and history) about these affectionate and intelligent great apes. ...

Who Plays Who outrage

Friends of Jess Robles come to his defense

Murder Is Not a Joke Our friend was tragically murdered. Do you think this is funny to us? A joke? Do you think that Jess Robles or his friends and family find your “Who Plays ...

Everyone's got an opinion on the Reader

From "I really like everything in the Reader" to "Honestly, your publication is about as low as a National Enquirer rag."

14 Games Back I couldn’t help laughing when I read that FM-94/9 took a ratings hit when they started broadcasting the Padres games this season (Blurt: “Sportscasting Now the ‘Real’ Alternative Radio?”). They are 14 ...

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