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Lifestyle: How to Balance Time Between Your Demanding Job and Raising Your Hermit Crabs

January 10, 2018

With a demanding job in the year 2014, it can be difficult to find time for the things you love. Smart phones and wifi make it almost impossible to be out of your coworkers reach when you are off the clock. So how is it possible to maintain a busy work life while also taking…

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List: Things I’ve Learned From Dating Russian Bots

December 23, 2017

by Elise June, Monrovia The internet is a scary place, and dating on the internet can be even scarier. I’ve spent years in and out of relationships with Russian bots, and it can take quite a toll on you if you’re not prepared for the challenges you may face. For this reason I have written…

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Editorial: This Michael Phelps Race Is A Lose-Lose For Sharks Everywhere

June 18, 2017

by Winston Daniels, shark You have got to be kidding me. This is an absolute affront to sharks everywhere. Apparently some gangly human named Michael Phelps is going to attempt to race one of us in the water. This farce, my fellow sharks, is a lose-lose for our noble species. Please allow me to explain…

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Editorial: La La Land Isn’t The Best Film Of The Year. It’s The Best Film Of All Time.

February 26, 2017

by Johnny Hollywood, Academy Member The Godfather. Casablanca. Gone With The Wind. What do these classic films hold in common? Simple. They all suck in comparison to La La Land. That’s right, I said it. La La Land should not get praise for being the best film of the year, instead it should be cherished…

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Editorial: It Tastes Like Sand

February 19, 2017

by Arnie Davis, Pasadena Ew. Yuck. I don’t like this. It’s all dry and crusty. Ich. This is so gross. So nasty. ¬†Is it really food? Pft pft. Sorry I just had to spit some out. I don’t think I could swallow all of it if I tried. I don’t have enough saliva. And what…

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Editorial: The Health Department Needs To Step Aside And Let Lola’s Tacos Do What They Do Best

January 5, 2017

by Art Maddock, Pasadena Enough of this nonsense! The City Health Department has unleashed a scourge of terror against one of Pasadena’s most beloved institutions- Lola’s Tacos. It began with an unannounced inspection that yielded a ‘D’ rating from the department. It has now culminated with the mandatory closure of Lola’s for two weeks or…

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Recipe: Weird Mayonnaise-Potato Thing With Burnt Vegetables

September 15, 2016

by Linda Borne, Altadena Sometimes when I’m having a dinner party with my young friends, I like to present a dish that’s full of hipstery-Sriracha goodness. This recipe for mayonnaise-potato thing with burnt vegetables is sure to be a hit in such a situation: “Weird Mayonnaise-Potato Thing With Burnt Vegetables” Serves 2-8, depending on how…

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Culture: How The Lyrics To “Copacabana” Remain Relevant In 2016

June 2, 2016

By Jem Winthrop, culture critic “Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl.” So begins the 1978 Barry Manilow classic that continues to¬†mesmerize lounge audiences to this day. And although”Copacabana” represented an idealism of a different America from today, it’s clear many of the song’s virtues still resonate in 2016. But first, some history. The…

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Travel: 37 Hours in Paso Robles, CA

May 8, 2016

by Nick Banning, travel correspondent FRIDAY 7:15 AM Ah! I’ve just arrived in Paso Robles and I can’t wait to see the local sights. I have a jam-packed schedule ahead of me, so I do a quick check in at my hotel and I’m off to hit the town! 9:05 AM I begin my weekend…

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Deciphering 5 Lyrics Of Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’

April 25, 2016

1. “Now let’s get in formation.” This is likely a reference to Beyonce’s well-established love of synchronized swimming. By telling everyone to “get in formation,” she is advising people to get started in their routines so she and Blue Ivy can watch. 2. “I don’t care about the lights or the beams.” This lyric is…

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