Category Archives: California

The best taco stand in the Known Universe: La Super Rica

Nice article on the greatest taco stand ever. Absolutely, positively worth the drive up to Santa Barbara.

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Government Favors At Auction Prices – Shop eGray!

The most bribe-friendly governor in the nation is making it even easier to purchase your own bit of Influence in the Golden State. [via Memepool]

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From the current Arcata Eye police log

From the current Arcata Eye police log: Friday, June 28 9:17 p.m. A space/time wormhole opened up near the storage units by the freeway, disgorging three “hippies,” their ample tresses defying gender identification. An officer conferred with the flower children, … Continue reading

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Surf movie posters of the 1960s

Cool collection of 60s-era surf movie posters. Most of these are for local showings of surf documentaries and have a neat guerilla design ethic. I mean who on earth would ever come up with a title of Dr. Strangesurf. [via … Continue reading

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Musee Mechanique has been saved!

YEAH! San Francisco’s Musee Mechanique, the collection of vintage turn-of-the-last-century coin-operated arcade machines has found a home at Fisherman’s Wharf. Under a plan approved Tuesday night by the San Francisco Port Commission, port officials agreed to negotiate a lease to … Continue reading

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Philip K. Dick in Orange County

Another PKD movie, another PKD article… However this one is better than most and deftly stays away from the “he’s crazy” summation that most of these pieces devolve into. There’s even a PKD story I hadn’t heard of… Powers remembers … Continue reading

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Thomas Kinkade’s Stepford Village

Dang. I usually try to stay current with every weirdo exburban trend that orbits out somewhere between Martha Stewart and the QVC network, but I totally missed this one. Unironic cult/shlock artist Thomas Kinkade (“America’s most collected living artist”) has … Continue reading

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