"Bring it on, motherfuckers..."
I hear myself whispering that line under my breath and in that moment I've truly lost grip on reality. I'm standing in the middle of a dusty, horse arena on a sweltering afternoon with black war paint melting down my face. I'm wearing a cape, gripping an axe with whit ... More >>
The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular takes each fall at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island. It's a mind-blowing event that displays some of the most brilliantly carved pumpkins, making us want to down our 99-cent carving knives and ditch our triangle-eyed happy face designs for good.  ... More >>
FacebookThe Lovely Bad Things are featured in this week's print edition in our Local's Only column. You can read the article here, but to catch you up to speed: the quartet based out of La Mirada are known for their rowdy shows and infectious surf pop sounds. They will release a 45 via Volcom Rec ... More >>
When Walt Disney World opened its gates in Florida in 1971, Disneyland started taking the proverbial backseat to its younger (and much larger) sibling.Disneyland was just a theme park. Disney World was a destination.Of course, since then Disneyland has made great strides in making its resort a va ... More >>
The concept art of the Carthay Circle TheatreWith recent announcements of the complete re-vamping of that other park, Disney's California Adventure seem to have a bright future ahead, abandoning its current concept of a California-themed theme park in uh, California, and replacing it with something ... More >>
This is the real ghost train.
San Diego, Wednesday night, downtown, after dark. All that's here is a smattering of oases of light, from cheap drug stores to greasy spoons offering a "really big Taco Plate" for $3.50. The streets, for now, are mostly empty, and those riding the trolley around you ar ... More >>
SIR RICHARD BISHOP: THOSE SECRETS WILL NEVER BE REVEALED
Sir Richard Bishop might be a gypsy jazz guitarist because he could probably and sometimes does play like Django, but he's got gypsy restlessness in more than his fingertips; he's the Indiana Jones of the fingerstyle guitar, taking research ... More >>