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Baseball Season Arrives with Alesmith on Beer for Breakfast

The Alesmith 2015 Decadence Belgian-style Amber Anniversary Ale. There's no surer sign of spring than spring training, and the Padres kick off their spring training schedule this weekend. So to mark the return of America's Pastime for 2017, 91X craft beer enthusiast Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. brought along a pair of [...]

Tommy’s Interview With Ted Nugent (many, many years ago)

Ted Nugent speaking at an appearance in Phoenix in 2015 (photo by Gage Skidmore). By Tommy Hough Let's just say I wish I still had the audio. A long time ago, when I was a young punk broadcaster without much of a clue, I was working at a classic rock station in Dayton, Ohio. We [...]

Oggi’s Pizza on Beer for Breakfast ABV

Tommy Hadjis, the chief of Brewery Operations at Oggi's Pizza, gamely joined 91X for this week's edition of Beer for Breakfast ABV, going before the 91X cameras with morning host Tommy, Producer Danielle and 91X beer enthusiast Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. Needless to say, Tommy didn't come empty-handed. Not only did [...]

What’s Open, What’s Closed on Presidents Day

An 1865 engraving, marking the first time Lincoln is shown as a presidential "equal" to Washington. Let me guess, you have something important to mail today, right? Oops. Those federal holidays kind of sneak up on you, don't they? Believe it or not, Presidents Day is still officially recognized by the federal government as Washington's [...]

Today Marks What Would’ve Been Kurt Cobain’s 50th Birthday

Kurt Cobain, as imaged by Sachs Media Group as a 46-year-old man in 2013. By Tommy Hough It's hard to believe now, even as the 90s continue to recede in the cultural rearview mirror, but Kurt Cobain would've been 50 today. Like many Generation X'ers who were members of the KISS Army, the big five-oh [...]

[WATCH] Dramatic Video of Landslide Rolling Off Top of Southern California Mountain

By Tommy Hough If you've done as much hiking as I have in Southern California, you know that many of the mountains that make up the east-west Transverse Ranges, including the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains near Los Angeles, are made up of knife-like ridges and steep, V-shaped valleys. I've often described the San [...]

Beer for Breakfast with Two South Park Brewing Co. Choices

91X beer enthusiast Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. paid Scot Blair and South Park Brewing Co. a visit this week, and growlered up a pair of South Park beers for this week's edition of Beer for Breakfast with Tommy, Producer Danielle and Abel with the 91X What's Hoppening blog: Grassmarket 80 Shilling [...]

Fist Fight Director Richie Keen Chats with Tommy and Danielle

Like Charlie Day, Richie Keen is best known for his work on the long-running FX series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia – and now, the director is making the move from TV to feature films with Fist Fight, which opens today. It stars both Charlie Day and Ice Cube, and boasts a deep cast with [...]

Who Would Win? Arnold Schwarzenegger vs. Nickelback

Former California governor (and occasional actor) Arnold Schwarzenegger knows a thing or two about how government works, and he's been on a crusade lately to undo over-the-top gerrymandering, where one political party re-draws congressional district maps to their advantage, thereby ensuring they retain a majority. It's not particularly fair to voters, and it's recently been [...]

The Oroville Dam Emergency: What’s the Deal?

Water cascading down the Oroville Dam emergency spillway (photo by William Croyle). By Tommy Hough The Oroville Dam emergency in Butte County is making a lot of headlines, and for good reason. It's a scary situation, and a collapse of the dam would have consequences for the entire state. Here's the deal: we're having an [...]

Alpine Beer Company on Beer for Breakfast ABV

Tommy, Danielle and 91X beer svengali Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. shot the second edition of Beer for Breakfast ABV on Producer Danielle's birthday, so it was a no-brainer to invite one of her local favorites, and one of the few long-time San Diego brewers and breweries we hadn't had on Beer [...]

Beer for Breakfast and the Durability of Vermont-Style “Cloudy” IPAs

Paul Segura from Karl Strauss Brewing Co. is our 91X resident beer enthusiast. For this week's edition of Beer for Breakfast, Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. brought along a pair of San Diego variations on the "cloudy" Vermont-style IPAs that Tommy, Producer Danielle and Abel from the What's Hoppening blog have seen [...]