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July 2010 Archives

In Defense of Avenged Sevenfold Fans

posted by Chris Epting

Briefly – I wrote several weeks ago about the many heartfelt notes and letters I’ve received this year in regards to some articles I wrote about Jimmy Sullivan, the drummer from the band Avenged Sevenfold. They’re based here in Huntington […]

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Wild in the Streets of Oatman, Arizona

posted by Chris Epting

Just west of Kingman, Arizona, charming old Route 66 climbs into the Black Mountains, becoming a winding, treacherous, nerve-wracking drive with no guardrails (just the occasional protective cable) and plenty of hairpin turns. Past filling station ruins and skeleton cars […]

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Hello, It’s Me!

posted by Chris Epting

Just returned from the road, where my son and I were on a dinosaur dig expedition in Utah. My son, a soon-to-be-17-year-old paleontology student, has been fascinated by prehistoric life since he was a little boy. For years we’ve gone […]

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Welcome to… Zzyzx

posted by Chris Epting

Road trip to Las Vegas this past week for a book signing. On the way home to Southern California, we passed, and chuckled (as most do) at the sign for “Zzyzx Road.” Only this time, we got off and drove […]

Notes from the MLB All Star Game

posted by Chris Epting

The National League finally won last night in a fairly exciting game in Anaheim. We attended, and regardless of the outcome, there’s just something exciting about being at an event that still generates lots of buzz and attention. For all […]

A home run in the shadow of the All Star Game

posted by Chris Epting

If you’ve followed the story, you know that what started out as an AOL Weird News article just a couple of months ago now soon became something much more. Such was the case when my opening day piece lamenting the sorry state […]

MLB 2010 All Star Game’s Newest Star

posted by Chris Epting

“He is the Francis Scott Key of baseball, and whatever you can do to preserve his memory and legacy, it’s definitely something baseball fans should get involved with.” That’s what Los Angeles Dodgers team historian Mark Langill told me last […]

They’re creepy and they’re kooky – the Lohan family

posted by Chris Epting

Lindsay Lohan was sentenced to 90 days in jail yesterday (though she will most likely serves a quarter of that) for violating court-ordered programs put forth as a result of actions stemming from her alcohol/drug addictions. I don’t know if […]

A post-4th of July thought…

posted by Chris Epting

Hope you all had good weekends and had at least a moment or two to reflect on the meaning of the holiday.  Also, as flags were hoisted, I wonder how many considered the odd little path that got us the […]

Jim Morrison’s ghost in a Mexican restaurant?

posted by Chris Epting

You may have seen this article I wrote for AOL News in the last few days. The headline blared, “Jim Morrison’s Ghost said to Haunt Restaurant Bathroom.” Given the amount of mail I received about the piece, and how many […]

Historic road trips for the 4th of July – Part II

posted by Chris Epting

As we approach our Nation’s 234th birthday this weekend, I thought I’d share five more favorite places around the country that let one get close to the heart and soul of American history… have you ever been to… Independence Hall Philadelphia […]

Historic road trips for the 4th of July

posted by Chris Epting

As we approach our Nation’s 234th birthday this weekend, I thought I’d share, over the course of the next two days, some favorite places around the country that let one get close to the heart and soul of American history… […]

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Herb Alpert & Lani Hall - A Match Made in Musical Heaven
From an article I wrote recently… “It's not often that you get to speak with a musical legend as lasting and impactful as Herb Alpert. Given that he will be performing May 20 in our backyard at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall ...

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