Most people who know me don’t question whether this story is true. “Nice!” they say, not at all surprised. Most people who don’t know me also don’t question whether this story is true. “Were you at a Trump rally?” they ask, not at all surpr... Read more

Backwards & in High Heels

My boyfriend mistakenly sent me a text meant for somebody else—a real estate agent with my same first name who’s showing him apartments. Read more

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Comic-book mania is sweeping San Diego, making the climate just right for adults to tap into their inner kiddo for the megapop-culture convention Comic-Con's four-day romp. Read more

Short List Event Picks

The organizers of the San Diego Surf Film Festival set out this year separate it from all the other, similar festivals around the globe. Read more

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Ryan Bradford is a writer. The problem, he says, is that these days, most writing gigs are for websites that call stories “content,” and search-engine optimization—not creativity, or even quality—is the goal. Read more

Seen Local

 'Tis the season for pop-up shops and events editor Carissa Casares swears by Specimen, the little curiosity shop that pops up here and there thanks to the creative mind of Mark Quint of <a href="htt... Read more