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Kevin Ferguson performs a poem for a packed house at SOhO. Ferguson took Prof. Kip Fulbeck’s spoken word class as a senior in 2012 and performed at the first “Talking to Strangers” event later that year.

UCSB Poets Bring Show to Downtown Audience

On Jan. 22, SOhO Restaurant & Music Club in downtown Santa Barbara hosted the second annual “Talking to Strangers: An Evening of Spoken Word.”


Fulbeck’s Talented Students Return to SOhO

Next Wednesday, Jan. 22, local spoken word group Right Side Up Poets (RSU) will bring their remarkable performances back to SOhO for the second annual “Talking to Strangers: An Evening of Spoken Word,” starting at 8 p.m.

Opinion / You're Doing It Wrong

Better Yourself: Five Steps to Becoming Exceptional

A while back I wrote an article on the human tendency to think we’re above average. In it, I made the obvious point that we can’t all be above average — that doesn’t make sense. This is called the optimism bias. However — even if you can’t know whether you’re […]

Opinion / You're Doing It Wrong

You’re Not ‘Bad With Names,’ You’re Just Not Using Your Memory Creatively

This past weekend, I attended a function of the highest prestige: the launch party for The Campaign for UC Santa Barbara, an event that celebrated the new phase of funding to further UCSB’s impact in the academic and research world. I say attended, but I really mean I gate-crashed. I […]

Opinion / You're Doing It Wrong

The Paradox of Choice: Minimizing the Margin of Regret (Why Too Many Choices Are Not Always a Good Thing)

Too many choices — the problem with Baskin-Robbins and why In-N-Out is awesome. Baskin-Robbins is a wonderful little ice cream parlor chain. Also known as “31 Flavors,” it was my ice cream shop of choice as a toddler. Since then, I’ve seen many a Baskin-Robbins close, and it seems that […]