Archive for July, 2008

Bark Hide & Horn rocks Portland

Monday, July 28th, 2008

I just got back from a great trip to Oregon to visit the coast (Depoe Bay) with my family and returned to the city too late to catch the end of BrewFest but just in time to see my Pomona friends Brian Garvey and Andy Ferguson rock it with their band Bark Hide & Horn […]

Restaurant Guide to Park City, UT – by Casey

Friday, July 18th, 2008

I don’t live in Park City anymore, but that doesn’t mean it’s not the best ski or mountain vacation in the world. When I moved there I was struck by the lack of a good local guide to nightlife and restaurants (sorry, Park Record/Flipside, you suck). I dabbled with making one but decided to spend […]


Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Starting in Q2 2009, you will be able to register anydomainname.yournamehere. (See BBC article.) Rather than, I could have just Or tom.tomspot. Or www.tomspot. Or (maybe?) even just tomspot. Confusing? Heck yes. Apparently each new TLD will cost thousands of dollars. Of course, as soon as the change hits, any big company with […]

Paradise for Sale

Monday, July 7th, 2008

The Home of the Week in the LA Times this week is my aunt Mary Jane Elgin’s house. It’s as beautiful as it looks in the paper. Ever since I can remember, her house has been my paradise-home-away-from-home. I’ll miss it as much as everyone who has shared its (and my aunt and uncle’s) hospitality. […]