Cast calling all cowboys

Graphic by Louise Dolby The head of casting for a major reality production company has been roaming San Luis Obispo stables, fields and bars looking for the next reality show cowboy. Starting today at 11 a.m., casting call auditions will…

King Kong (the game) is short, but definitely sweet

Ryan Chartrand Greetings fellow screeners! What do Jack Black, Adrian Brody and Naomi Watts all have in common? They all witnessed Peter Jackson shed several pounds of weight before anyone had a chance to scream "Wait, where's Tom Bombadil?!" Peter…

Tips on how to look cool without freezing your boots off

brennan angel During the two months a year that San Luis Obispo gets a little chilly, it can be difficult to shelve the Rainbow sandals and T-shirts for something a bit warmer. This winter season, some of downtown San Luis…

A Lengthy and Thorough Symposium in Regards to the Recent Discussions of the San Luis Obispo System of Public Transportation

Douglas B. Bruzzone and Michael Matzke Editor's note: "Two Classy Gents" is an online excluse humor column. Recently, several members of the San Luis Obispo community have arrived at a new topic of discourse. We cannot stand idly by while…

Hot turkey without breaking a sweat

If you want to gobble up a good Thanksgiving meal in San Luis Obispo without roasting a 20-pound bird yourself, there’s good news: several local restaurants are offering holiday feasts. That means you don’t have to go cold turkey on…

"Harry Potter" is rushed, but still enjoyable

Ryan Chartrand In my first column of the year, I asked Cal Poly a question that leads up to this very day: have you ever read a book that quenched your thirst for life so much that you went and…

Author provides 'cultural perspective'

sheila sobchhik Carving out personal identity in the fast-paced world of early adulthood, local author Azarm Ghareman lays out a mixed bag of cultural struggles and revelations in finding oneself with her newly released book: “Longing For A Land: The…

Goth People: Get Over It

Douglas B. Bruzzone and Michael Matzke Dear Goth People, We know you’re probably crying your lame goth tears all over this letter, and we just wanted to let you know something: no one cares about you. Not your mom, not…

Q&A with MxPX

Mariecar Mendoza (MM) Mariecar Mendoza, Diversions editor (YR) Yuri Ruley, drummer for MxPx   MM: What is the question you hate getting asked the most by reporters? – So I don’t ask it. YR: Not that I hate it, but…

Mountains provide challenge and inspiration

Jen Boudevin The hills of San Luis Obispo will be alive with the sound of music as the Cal Poly Symphony celebrates the mountains in its fall concert. The symphony begins its 2005-2006 season at 8 p.m. this Saturday with…

Don't 'Panic,' MxPx rocks

Mariecar Mendoza Don’t know what MxPx stands for? Well, that means one of two things: you’re not a fan or you’re not looking hard enough. Either way, don’t ask Mike, Tom or Yuri – they’ve been asked the question thousands…