Archives for: July 2009

It's an ill wind which blows no good

July 29th, 2009
Lifted from essentialsaltes: A building in the 8900 block of Sepulveda caught fire this morning. Of course, since the fire was in the medical marijuana clinic, things are pretty laid back here at the office this morning. more »

Sic Transit KWOD

July 28th, 2009
I have been a long-time listener to KWOD 106.5, based in Sacramento. They've been reliable for years in finding the best new music during the current dearth of anything really good. In the last couple of weeks, however, I noticed when I flipped the… more »

New Glasses

July 28th, 2009
My new glasses have arrived, and they look sharp! Kazuo Kawasaki rimless rectangular cut, made in Japan, and mostly paid for by VSP. Say what you will about Sarah Palin - and I do - but the woman had some darn smexy eyewear. They're also made out… more »

Innocence Lost

July 25th, 2009
I like Hondas. They go, don't fall apart, and their ergonomics fit me. Our '88 Civic went 234,000 miles before we gave it away to family. Parts wore out, but it never left us stranded. I was able to do most of the work myself. I was impressed after a… more »

Dog Turd & Tonic

July 23rd, 2009
There's been a trend of adverts for fast food restaurants (Carls Jr., Pizza Hut, etc.) presenting their product as actual food in an actual restaurant and "fooling" patrons, catching their reactions à la Candid Camera/Punk'd. What utter hogwash. T… more »