Move it Monday: Life is Tough

The reason self help books don’t work for everyone is that life is unpredictable and no matter how much you want to prepare, you will fall and scrape your knee or bump your head but being assertive and being prepared can help those curve balls that Ms. Destiny likes to throw at you.  For that reason, the quote of the week is simply, “When life is tough, get a helmet.” Read more

I Just Blue Myself – May 25th

Arrested Development fans! As you probably know, the much-anticipated Season 4 will be released on Netflix May 26th. In celebration, Great Over Good is hosting an Arrested-Development themed art show Saturday, May 25th with a special appearance by


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Join us at Great Over Good in Santa Ana (not Mexico) for a night of Bluth-themed art, frozen bananas, and all the Arrested Development references you can handle! Feel free to don your finest banana suits, $3,000 suits, $5,000 suits, or orange jumpsuits. Never-nudes, never fear! Cutoffs are welcome as well, as long as they effectively hide your thunder.

Doors open at 6pm. $15 at the door. If you purchased your presale tickets online, please bring your ID to the show. We will not be mailing out tickets. If you have any questions, email us at [email protected].

See you there!


Great Over Good is located at:

211 E Columbine Ave Suite G

Santa Ana, CA 92707

Presale Tickets No Longer Available *

Great music: Paid Dues hip-hop fest

It feels bittersweet using my introductory post to this lovely blog as a simultaneous salutation and pre-emptive farewell, but it’s how it has to be. That’s not to say I won’t be posting as frequently as possible leading up to the return to my hometown of Austin, Texas this August. I intend to blog my big, Southern heart out. But I may as well divulge the departure here, now, because living anywhere other than Southern California – my home for the past seven years and base as a music journalist and photographer for most of the last four years – ties into the purpose of this post.

Which is to give a shout out to a exceptional sector of this region’s music scene that I will miss terribly: independent and underground hip-hop.

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Norin & Rad

Huntington Beach locals Norin & Rad are making their brand of trance known the world over. As an integral part of  the emerging electronic music scene that is taking root in Orange County California. Norin & Rad are one of the first local talents to be signed to major european dance label Anjuna Beats.

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Great Read: The War of Art

Some artists can’t help but create, every moment of every day. Inspiration comes easily and flows from these individuals without effort. This is not me. If this is not you, you are not alone! The War of Art by Steven Pressfield offers some solutions to battling procrastination, finding inspiration, and actually getting some work done.

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