(The Washington Post, Best Travel Writing 2007) While many of my fellow Americans were watching Jack Black play “Nacho Libre,” I went to Mexico to see the real thing.
(World Hum, Tales From Nowhere) It was hot a humid when I set out for dinner in Hat Yai — and when I was confronted with the Sizzler.
(Los Angeles Times) As I studied the 5-foot-tall artificial wave known as the FlowRider outside San Diego’s Wave House Athletic Club, I thought: Riding this will be too easy.
(Online Journalism Review) As editor of the Onion weekly humor newspaper, Robert Siegel has never won a Pulitzer Prize or accomplished any of the feats that traditionally have inspired jaded journalists.
(Los Angeles Times) Bus driver Vicky Lindsey writes poetry about life and death on the harsh streets of South-Central Los Angeles
(San Diego CityBeat, Los Angeles CityBeat, Alternet) Chalmers Johnson predicted attacks like those on Sept. 11. Now he’s suggesting that U.S. foreign policy may lead to something even worse.