Author Archives: Somebody

Gallup, NM.

Gallup, located between Albuquerque and Flagstaff, is square in the West. It stands to reason that deep in old horse country the town was named after the sound a colt makes… Oh, wait, maybe not. It turns out, “The city … Continue reading

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McConaughey: Part 2.

Somebodyisfromhere.com just watched Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyer’s Club. In that film, McConaughey slims down to shocking proportions to play a homophobic AIDS patient. The dude has come a long way from the Kate Hudson movies. In July of 2012, … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown.

The government shutdown has different ramifications for different People. Somebodyisfromhere.com’s inconvenience occurred in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, when the government normally shuts down (snow and the like), Somebodyisfromhere.com usually goes to the bar in sweatpants. The government is currently shut … Continue reading

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Los Gatos, Ca.

When Sombodyisfromhere.com writes a WikiTravel story he tries to follow two loose rules. The town should be largely unheard of and should have a population of about 20,000 or less. He’s generally trying more to uncover lost gems than provide … Continue reading

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Mysterious London Caught on Camera.

A movie playing everywhere is about cameras being everywhere. Or at least, that is what the trailer would have you believe. The movie starts off that way too. You watch a bombing play out in a market by watching a … Continue reading

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Kill Devil Hills, NC.

A place called Kill Devil Hills has got to have a good origin story. However, to Somebodyisfromhere.com’s surprise the devil referenced isn’t based on any conflict or an olden times misunderstanding about different cultures. Nope. Just Booze. Shipwrecks were common … Continue reading

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Mount St. Helens.

When Somebodyisfromhere.com learned about Mount St. Helens in grade school it seemed like a big deal. Intuitively, it had to be important because they decide to teach it to kids so early. But then you carry on living your life … Continue reading

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Night Time in New Jersey.

Sunset at Sunset Beach near Cape May New Jersey. Over night in the Pine Barrens, NJ.

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Liberal, Ks.

Unlike Weed being located in California, Liberal is probably not where you’d think. Liberal is located in Seward County in Southwest Kansas with a population just over 20,000. Kansas has a history of coming up with big ideas such as, … Continue reading

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The Downside to Travel Writing (Manzanita, Or.)

Somebodyisfromhere.com is in law school. Naturally, he intends to be a law abiding citizen and follow all necessary model rules. Nevertheless, there’s one downside to having an online conversational travel magazine.

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