Author Archives: Eric

About Eric

San Diegan, patriot, connoisseur of finely-hopped ales, poor writer.

Comic-Con. Meh.

I’m not going to Comic-Con this weekend, and I do not regret this decision. I used to love it.  Nerds from all over America flocked to the San Diego Convention Center for an extra-long weekend of panels about new movies, … Continue reading

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Where will I get books now that Borders is going away?

Borders recently announced that it was unable to find a buyer and will liquidate their remaining assets.  Along with archnemesis Barnes and Noble, Borders will always bring back good memories of wandering around the magazine department, spending too much on … Continue reading

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Green Flash Mira Mesa Brewery Expansion Opening to Public This Weekend

Green Flash is easily one of San Diego’s best breweries, and their growth has been as explosive as the industry as a whole (does anybody else love 30th St Pale Ale?).  They’ve been riding the recent brewing bubble just as … Continue reading

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Urban Life and Reduced Carbon Consumption: Go Big or Stay Home

Gas is constantly flirting with $4 a gallon, and like any good rational economic actors, many of us are trying to come up with solutions to lessen our dependence on cars. In the case of myself and Tori, the focal … Continue reading

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Nimrod on Local News Does Something Stupid and Hilarious

I’ve always wanted a jetpack – once I get one, I’ll know I’ve truly arrived in a future of magic and wonder. But perhaps the future isn’t all it’s cracked up to be…

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The Belgians Are Coming! Anheuser-Busch Attempts to Hijack Local Brew Scene

Reggie Bush and Rey Misterio Jr are no longer the only people attempting to make money while sporting a 619. Anheuser Busch, a subsidiary of Belgian-owned AB InBev, is getting used to pretending it’s American even though it’s owned by … Continue reading

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Bloodbath at FM 94/9? Multiple DJs Laid Off

Rumor has it that a new set of major staffing cuts has affected San Diego’s once-great FM 94/9 (it’s about the Mikey). Tommy Hough has reported via his facebook that “while I will continue to produce and host Treehuggers International, Brunch … Continue reading

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