Archive for the 'Lists' Category

6 Reasons Why Dried Banana is the Best Snack Ever

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Have you ever thought that bananas were the perfect snack? They’re individually wrapped by nature and a stomach-filling meal on their own. On top of that, you can use them to fix CD scratches or to shine your shoes. But sometimes there are spiders in your bananas. Danger danger everywhere! Fortunately, there’s even a better way to […]

Oscar Jog

Friday, February 5th, 2010

The Oscars are here, and it seems that all the awards have been handed out already. There is very little disagreement about which movies and artists are destined to win. Best picture has been expanded to 10 from 5 but only two of those films are being given attention as the possible award winner…Avatar and […]

My Girls

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

My Girls may just be the song of the year…well, the only new one I listened to consistently anyway. Not because of any less opinion of the other music that emerged, but just out of being too busy. That and listening to lots of Mahler. For real. Heck, I seriously doubt that it will be […]

The Cultural Events of 2008

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

It’s time for the end of the year list, but instead of retreading top songs or movies, I thought I would accumulate all of them into a category I call “Best Cultural Events” of 2008. There’s just so many different venues of enjoyment this past year that it seems a shame to just limit a […]

Summertime in the SGV

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

So now living in the San Gabriel Valley (the OTHER Los Angeles area valley), one wonders where culture resides. Surely they it can be found in the megaplexes that dot the landscape playing summer blockbusters. Surely they it can also be found in the chain bookstores and coffee shops that provide many with a home […]