Author: Joe Yogerst

San Diego’s Best TV Shows

Only a hundred miles south of Hollywood, San Diego has “guest starred” in a number of television productions over the years, including a few of the most popular or critically acclaimed shows of recent years. Here’s a look at the best TV series filmed on location in San Diego — including the ones that called […]

Top 10 San Diego Books (Part Two)

In the run-up to writing Nemesis, I came across a number of other authors who’ve set their stories in San Diego or penned notable books while they were living here. In doing so, I realized that “America’s Finest City” actually boasts a pretty fine literary heritage, more than many people would suspect. My bucket list […]

Top 10 San Diego Books (Part One)

In the run-up to writing Nemesis, I came across a number of other authors who’ve set their stories in San Diego or penned notable books while they were living here. In doing so, I realized that “America’s Finest City” actually boasts a pretty fine literary heritage, more than many people would suspect. My bucket list […]

Eternal Egypt: King Tut Rediscovered

Remember that old express about a kid in a candy shop? That’s exactly how I felt getting a sneak preview of the Grand Egyptian Museum currently under construction on the outskirts of Cairo. I wasn’t around when Howard Carter famously discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922. But as a lifelong aficionado of just about everything pharaonic, […]

Making Porsche Dreams Come True

It’s grand prix week in Los Angeles. But rather than watching the Indy cars zoom around the street course along the Long Beach waterfront, I’m up the road in Carson, behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 Carrera S hitting speeds approaching a hundred miles per hour. Not on the 405 freeway, mind you (although […]