Five Fave – KAABOO Del Mar Musical Performances

For the past 5 years, the Del Mar Fairgrounds has hosted San Diego’s biggest music festival, KAABOO Del Mar. With an idyllic location adjacent to the beach and the Del Mar Racetrack, the festival grew into THE destination for every genre of live music, world-class comedy, craft food and beverages, and art. The festival was sold and planned to move to downtown San Diego, in and around Petco Park, but this year’s event didn’t happen. …

September 20 in Pop Culture History

September 20 in Pop Culture History

1498 (Earthquake & Tsunami) Nankaido, Japan

1960 – The Flintstones debuted on ABC

1969 – #1 Hit September 20, 1969 – October 17, 1969: The ArchiesSugar, Sugar

1973 – An estimated 90 million people watched ‘The Battle of the Sexes.’ Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in a televised tennis match at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas.

1975 – #1 Hit September 20, 1975 – September 26, …

How Coaches and Guides Help Us Find Our ‘Silver Lining’ and Pivot Successfully During COVID-19

We all need coaches and guides when it comes to our careers, finances, personal lives, wardrobes, and images; especially during difficult times.

Having just the right coach or mentor can make the difference between floundering and succeeding to meet even your most lofty goals. This is why professional athletes keep trusted coaches in their corner and also why these four remarkable female business owners have not only pivoted during COVID-19, they have expanded their reach …

Quarantine Dreams – Fantasy Festival Friday – Slipknot – Rob Zombie – In This Moment – Machine Head – Beasto Blanco

Seven months into the 2020 global pandemic, and all we can do is dream about attending festivals, photographing concerts, and interviewing artists. Summer has come and gone, with no Knotfest, Ozzfest, Mayhem or Louder Than Life to satisfy our metal needs. That doesn’t mean we can’t imagine. In the meantime, GameOn.media presents Fantasy Festival Friday – a fictitious concert performed by 5 bands we wish we could watch live in person, at full volume, with …

A Look At Pop Culture’s Most Famous Pirates

(PCM) Every September 19th it is time to celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day. In honor of this parody holiday, we wanted to take a moment to honor some of pop culture’s most famous pirates and “Arrrrr..matey…perhaps you will get a bit of the ol’ inspiration!

1. Captain Hook

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Captain Hook was the villain character created by author J.M. Barrie’s book “Peter Pan” in 1904. He was the captain of the Jolly Roger …

September 19 in Pop Culture History

September 19 in Pop Culture History

1876 – Melville Bissell patented the first carpet sweeper.

1921 – The greatest rainfall recorded in United States history during 18 consecutive hours (measured at an unofficial weather-monitoring site) fell at Thrall, Williamson County, Texas, 36.40 inches fell from a Hurricane.

1928 – Mickey Mouse’s first screen appearance – Steamboat Willie at the Colony Theater NYC.

1934 – Bruno Haptmann was arrested for kidnapping Charles Lindbergh’s baby.

1952 – …

Just The Best Punchlines… No Jokes Needed

PunchlinesWhy waste time listening to a long-winded joke?
Here are the best punchlines: (How many of the jokes do you know?)

· Finding half a worm.
· Its People! Soylent Green is people!
· Orange you glad I didn’t say banana?
· Not enough sand
· I’ll have whatever she’s having!
· I thought you said goat!
· I’m a frayed knot!
· A stick!
· Better Nate than lever!
· How he got into …

September 18 in Pop Culture History

September 18 in Pop Culture History

844 (Earthquake) Damascus, Syria

1793 – George Washington laid the cornerstone for the Capitol building in Washington D.C.

1848 – Baseball ruled that a 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of the runner

1850 – Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, which required the return of escaped slaves to their owners.

1851 – The first edition of The New York Daily Times (now The New York Times) …

September 17 in Pop Culture History

September 17 in Pop Culture History

1303 (Earthquake) China

1849 – Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery in Maryland.

1859 – Joshua Norton declared himself “Emperor of these United States” and subsequently “Protector of Mexico”, renaming himself Norton!

1895 – The second U.S. battleship, but first named after a state, the USS Maine was commissioned.

1908 – Thomas Selfridge, a passenger in a plane piloted by Orville Wright, became the first airplane fatality when the craft …

September 17 in Pop Culture History

September 17 in Pop Culture History

1303 (Earthquake) China

1849 – Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery in Maryland.

1859 – Joshua Norton declared himself “Emperor of these United States” and subsequently “Protector of Mexico”, renaming himself Norton!

1895 – The second U.S. battleship, but first named after a state, the USS Maine was commissioned.

1908 – Thomas Selfridge, a passenger in a plane piloted by Orville Wright, became the first airplane fatality when the craft …

Thomas Edison Was A Prankster

(PCM) Thomas Edison is often recognized as one of America’s greatest inventors and businessmen. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. Those devices include the phonograph, the motion picture film camera and most importantly the practical electric light bulb to only name a few. He was a prolific inventor, holding 1,093 US patents in his name, as well as patents in other countries, but …

September 16 in Pop Culture History

September 16 in Pop Culture History

1620 – The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England with 102 Pilgrims.

1630 – The Massachusetts village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston.

1908 – William C. Durant. founded General Motors.

1953 – 20th Century-Fox released The Robe, using its new wide-screen stereophonic film process.

1964 – Shindig (a pop music show) premiered on ABC.

1972 – #1 Hit September 16, 1972 – September 22, 1972: Three