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Davis Conversations with…Derrick Bang

  (photo credit: Bill Buchanan)   Davis Conversations is a feature series at Davis Life Magazine presenting profiles of local folks who impact our community. Today, we meet Derrick Bang. Derrick has long been the preeminent film critic and Peanuts authority in the area. Despite his loaded schedule writing movie reviews for The Davis Enterprise, creating […]

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Was That Mural Here Yesterday?

Was That Mural Here Yesterday?

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and I’ve had several friends whose reaction inspired the title of this article.  It seems like Davis gets a new mural every week or two, some on well-traveled streets and others on alleys that take a little more wandering to find.  If one doesn’t fit your personal artistic tastes, wait a […]

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Even More Right and Relevant

Even More Right and Relevant

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and as I walk by some vacant storefronts in the Manor Plaza, I want to assure everyone that All Things Right & Relevant is alive and quite well in its new home at the corner of Peña and Spafford, just off Fifth Street.  When you do find your way there, I […]

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Walking with Ray Bradbury

Walking with Ray Bradbury

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and in my last entry I mentioned my favorite author, Ray Bradbury.  That same day, Ray passed away at age 91.  Ray Bradbury was more than an author to me; he was a mentor and a friend.  Ray influenced my life as a writer by reading my work and sharing his […]

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Invasion of the RFID's!

Invasion of the RFID’s!

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and what jumped out at me as I explored the Transmedia Art Walk that has been developed by the John Natsoulas Gallery was that we had been invaded by extraterrestrials.   It took me back to my teenage days when B-movies like “Day of the Triffids” and “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” […]

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