Naturalist Tyler Davis and Mira Anselmi of EverGreen Escapes.

Ultimate Namibia Safari – Evergreen Escapes travel series

[The following article was originally published on Mar. 23, 2014. This article was written as a news event at the time, of a travel seminar offered by Evergreen Escapes about the Ultimate Namibia Safari. For custom international travel, similar to that described in this article, visit the Explorer X website, or call them locally at 206-252-1931.…

Young John Ritter in ‘Earthquake Do’s and Don’ts’.

John Ritter Lost Earthquake Safety Film

If you’re between the ages of 30 and 45 and grew up in California, you probably have a vague recollection of watching an earthquake safety film in school starring the late John Ritter. In my elementary school years in Long Beach I can fondly remember being led to the auditorium to watch the film on the…

Mangria wine label

REVIEW: Adam Carolla’s Red and White Mangria

As a fan of Adam Carolla’s podcast, I first became aware of Mangria (official site) before he marketed it and sold in in stores. He explains the origin on the back label of the bottle: Wine, vodka, orange juice. The description does not inspire confidence. All the same, I was intrigued enough to give it a try. Sangria…

Cover artwork for Soundgarden’s ‘Screaming Life/Fopp’ reissue

Soundgarden – ‘Screaming Life/Fopp’ reissue

On Nov. 26 Subpop reissued the Soundgarden collection Screaming Life/Fopp, comprised of the EPs Screaming Life (1987) and Fopp (1988). The collection had gone out of print in recent years, and Soundgarden felt it was time to make it available again, this time with a fresh remaster and the addition of the bonus track “Sub Pop Rock City” from the Sub Pop 200 compilation. The…