Ah, the grief I get for being located in sunny San Diego versus elsewhere when the bite of winter is upon us. Well, guess what? We get winter here as well. We recently ended our “snow season,” which consisted of a whole three weeks – the agony – and now it is just beautiful white stuff everywhere. The “beauty” arises from the fact it is just here long enough to be stunning and fun to play around in, but no so long as to become aggravating. Take a look at this quick video. [Read more…] about Winter Isn’t Coming…It’s Here
On has not truly known joy until one discovers that he or she shares a last name with a Mexican drug lord. Such has been the plight of yours truly – Richard Chapo – with the infamous Mexican kingpin – El Chapo. In truth, El Chapo was just a nickname meaning “shorty” given to Joaquin Guzman Loera given his 5’6″ stature. My family name originates out of Eastern Europe, although most confuse it with the French word for a hat – Chapeau. Thus, if I ever follow my lifelong dream of becoming a major Mexican drug dealer, I’m likely not to get far given my name would translate roughly to the very intimidating “shorty hat.” Tony Soprano is likely unimpressed. [Read more…] about The Demise of El Chapo
Ah, San Diego. Land of beaches, bro’s, and babes. So goes the common belief. Alas, the reality is far different. In the winter, we face snow storms that would make a New Yorker blush.
But that doesn’t mean we don’t get some weather. For example, it snowed last night at my home. Here’s the proof: [Read more…] about Snow In San Diego?
I was recently asked in an appearance on the Startup Life Podcast with Dominic Lawson if the dance moves in the Fortnite video game that appear to be versions of popular dance moves established by various celebrities constituted copyright infringement. I must admit that as someone who doesn’t practice in the video game niche, I was perplexed by the question. So much so that I went out and researched it and discovered the question is a fascinating one which I explore in this video: [Read more…] about Fortnite, Dances, And Copyright Infringement
Enjoyed appearing on the Startup Nation Podcast with Dominic Lawson. Have to be honest. Some podcasts I appear on can lack a bit of energy, but Dominic was an enthusiastic and fantastic host. Give it a listen: [Read more…] about Richard Chapo Appearance on Startup Nation with Dominic Lawson