| Oct 8, 2011
If you read this column regularly, you know that it's not unusual for the topic to have something to do with a photograph that looks inviting to me.
That's part of the motivation for this week's dispatch: Looking at the image of cypress trees along the...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:51 AM
1. Halloween: Theme from Halloween
2. Harry Potter Theme
3. The X Files Theme
4. Twilight Zone Theme
5. Tubular Bells: Mike Oldfield
1. Wonderful World: Louie Armstrong
2. In my Room: Beach Boys
3. Don't Bring me Down: ELO
| Dec 22, 2010
| 4:06 PM
Huntington Surf & Sport is slashing prices the day after Christmas. The doors open Sunday at 8 a.m. at all four Huntington Beach locations. Almost everything in the store (excluding surfboards and wetsuits) are reduced 20% to 50% Sunday through Tuesday....
| May 21, 2011
Time somehow moves more slowly in Key West.
It all starts with the final approach.
Heading south from the congested traffic and urban sprawl of Miami, the speed limit is a leisurely 45 mph on U.S. Highway 1 from Florida City, where mainland Florida...
| May 26, 2011
| 8:17 AM
Loud Hawaiian shirt?
Powerful thirst for Margaritas?
It's been almost 11 years since Jimmy Buffett sang his care-free Caribbean influenced tunes in Virginia Beach.
The prodigal party boy returns tonight, May 26,...
| May 27, 2011
| 8:04 AM
The prince of rum-soaked, Caribbean-scented party rock -- Jimmy Buffett -- kept the good times flowing in Virginia Beach on Thursday, May 26.
Buffett's first show at the Virginia Beach amphitheater since the year 2000 included all the features and...
| Jun 2, 2011
Kenny Chesney had already recorded 11 songs on his new album, "Hemingway's Whiskey," when he decided to scrap all but a few of them and start from scratch.
It was the end of 2009, and he was about to take a year off from music.
But, Chesney said, "I...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Paul McCartney confirmed the rumors today.
The former Beatle will headline Wrigley Field on July 31st, according to Chicago Tribune rock critic Greg Kot. Tickets will go on sale on June 20 over at Tickets.com. Kot reminds us that it's a "rare date at the...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 5:16 PM
SYDNEY -- Singer Jimmy Buffett has been released from a Sydney hospital after being falling off a stage at the end of a concert, , according to TMZ.
Video surfaced on the internet shortly after the event (see below) showing Buffett walking near the...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 12:54 PM
Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy was pleased with his team’s defensive effort against the Indiana Pacers, but there is still plenty of concern about the Orlando Magic defense. Josh Robbins discussed that this morning with Orlando Sentinel...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 8:24 AM
Swamplandia! author Karen Russell
by Jake Cline
“Madness, as I understood it from books, meant a person who was open to the high, white whine of everything.”
— Ava Bigtree, in Swamplandia!
“Nobody can get to hell without...