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review: Club Decades

[You Can Dance]

Stripclub Goth

by Reviewer Rob

This location has history which for San Diego as a navy town that was developed after the big war is rare. A Portuguese immigrant war vet prize boxer, the late Horatio Vella, built it as a touring band venue dance/night spot (not a strip club) called The Green Onion in […]

photolog: Meegan Had Some Sweet New Tattoos

[Skin Art]

Meegan Had Some Sweet New Tattoos
Talking ink: Low Gallery in Barrio Logan at a mid-summer show during ComicCon

by Reviewer Rob

I had both my Nikons hanging on my neck this night with the goal of playing around with their capabilities. The D5200 and D5300 were set on their fastest ISOs for a shoot at Meegan’s […]

Trump's Racist Street Slang

San Diego’s Brush With Trump University

by Reviewer Rob

So, I attended a Trump University seminar in early 2007 at an upscale San Diego Mission Valley hotel in San Diego. The big advertising buzz that at the time was that you’d “Learn from the Master”, Mister Donald Trump.

Now keep in mind, nine or ten years ago Trump’s […]

Reviewer TV: Art For Bernie

[Reviewer TV]

True Delorenzo Does Art For The Bernie Sanders’ Campaign
photolog 5-22-16: Thumbprint Gallery

video interview and photos by Reviewer Rob

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True Delorenzo and His tribute to Bernie ala’ Roy Lichtenstein.

Outside Thumbprint Gallery 5-22-16 for the Bernie Sanders’ art benefit.

Bar Basic Tuesday Night Art Show:

Peter Geise.

[Art Scene]

Bar Basic, Tuesday Night, 5-10-16
“Geise has shown with artists like Richard Alan Morris and Walter Hasse Wojtyla. His work is included in the Vincent Price art collection.”

by Reviewer Rob

SAN DIEGO: Peter Geise was one of the artists in the show at Bar Basic tonight that I got a facebook event reminder of […]

Beer Review of Brown Sugar from Lagunitas Brewery

[Beer Review]

Lagunitas Brown Sugar is Sweet, Smooth and Strong

by Reviewer Rob


Ten Percent!!! I like the robust flavor of potent high-octane beers without the knockout quality of a full on barleywine. That’s why I think I found my new favorite flavor of the month brew here: Lagunitas Brown Sugar. It’s sweetly sugary like its name implies. […]

Western Drinking Customs


For The Price Of A Drink

Ballast Point, Grapefruit Sculpin.

“Shortly after incorporation, the State of Nevada reluctantly became the last western state to outlaw gaming. This occurred at midnight, October 1, 1910, when a strict anti-gambling law became effective in Nevada. It even forbade the western custom of flipping a coin for the price of […]

[ad] The Merrow, $3 wells $1 off craft drafts and $5 flights of beer

The Merrow


Food Truck 5-8 ~ Happy Hour specials ~ $3 wells $1 off craft drafts and $5 flights of beer ~ Live music Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
The Merrow – Now Open – 1271 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103. Formerly The Ruby Room

The Merrow – 1271 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103. Formerly […]

Ekstrə Records Launch & Interview with Founder Aaron Hastings

[Dance Music]

Aaron Hastings Brings “The Big Sexy Vibes”

ARKON at KAVA LOUNGE Photo by: Kp Wedman



“… I was educated in trance, house and breakbeats.”

Interview conducted, article written and posted by Katherine Sweetman

Aaron Hastings aka ARKON is the founder of the newly established ekstrə records (pronounced “extra” records) and the owner of Ajna Art Studio in San Diego. […]