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1988 Countdown #35: INXS, “Devil Inside”

(New to the countdown? Catch up here.) Adam Curry hypes the “Big Bang ’89” party coming up later that night on MTV: “This is the only place to be on New Year’s Eve,” he says. Which was empirically not true, but it is the place where I ended up on the last day of 1988, […]

posted 19 September 2019 in 1988. 2 comments

Friday Foto: Photo Finish

Taken three weeks ago at the Santa Anita racetrack.

posted 11 February 2011 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Tidal Pools

On Sunday, I visited the Leo Carrillo State Park, just north of Malibu. This is a picture of one of the tidal pools: I believe those elaborate patterns in the wet sand are the trails of hermit crabs.

posted 20 November 2009 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: High Tide

Taken yesterday at the Leo Carrillo State Beach in Malibu. I believe the birds are cormorants.

posted 23 October 2009 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Wildfire

On Monday evening, we were driving back home from San Diego when a huge cloud of smoke blotted out the sun, bringing on dusk several hours too early. The smoke was coming from a wildfire on the Camp Pendleton Marine Base. It burned up more than six square miles; firefighters appear to have the blaze […]

posted 17 October 2008 in Photos. 1 comment