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  1. California Road Trip 2012: San Diego

    August 1, 2012 by Kiersi

    Day 6: San Diego

    I made it to San Diego just in time for a poolside lounge session with podcaster, blogger, and fellow YA author Jon Yang.

    Jon and I take on San Diego

    After Jon showed me to some of San Diego’s finest raw fish, we grabbed a late showing of The Dark Knight Rises. I have a whole slew of criticisms about the movie (What is the deal with that thing on Bane’s face? And I didn’t realize it was so easy to fix a broken back), but overall, I enjoyed my first IMAX experience. My biggest complaint with the medium is the sound quality. Yes, great, you have a fabulous speaker system, congratulations–but it doesn’t matter how loud it is unless it’s used right. I felt like the bass was permanently damaging my ability to reproduce, and yet there were still sequences of dialogue too quiet to understand. (more…)