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John P. Gamboa

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Originally from a suburb of Sacramento, John came to San Diego State in 2005 where he has since been a student. As a double major in journalism and geography, John enjoys writing, research, procuring useless information, traveling and following the latest tech trends. After studying for a semester in the city-state of Singapore in spring 2009, John has since returned to SDSU to finish his last semester as an undergraduate.

Recent Stories by John P. Gamboa

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St. Vincent Plays The Belly Up Tavern Tonight

Feb. 10, 2010
By John P. Gamboa

Culture Lust contributor John Gamboa is thrilled to see songstress Annie Clark, aka St. Vincent, gracing a San Diego stage. The Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach plays host tonight at 8 p.m.

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What Apple's Buyout Of Music Site Lala Means

Dec. 8, 2009
By John P. Gamboa

A few weeks ago I wrote about how Google was using streaming music site (along with MySpace) to buck the Apple hegemony of iTunes.

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"Avatar" Breaks Into New Territory

Dec. 3, 2009
By John P. Gamboa

If you've followed movie hype over the last few months, you would know that this holiday season isn't so much about Christmas, Kwanzaa or Hanukkah, but more about the release of James Cameron's "Avatar."

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"Modern Warfare 2" Shatters Records A Week After Release

Nov. 19, 2009
By John P. Gamboa

All around the country last week, people lined up for hours to buy the video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2." Sales have broken all records, and not just in video games, but across the entertainment industry. At the GameStop retailer in the College Area, store manager Mara Salinas said 200 copies of the game were sold the first night with more than 200 people waiting in a line that stretched around the building.

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Google Music And Other Ways To Discover Music

Nov. 9, 2009
By John P. Gamboa

To quite a bit of fanfare, Google launched its new music service about two weeks ago. Mos Def, Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park, and other high-profile artists took part in the launch.

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How To Watch The Perfect Halloween Movie For Free

Oct. 30, 2009
By John P. Gamboa

With Halloween right around the corner, why not watch some movies to fit the mood? Some classic and recent horror films fit for the holiday are completely free to view or download online. Hook up a computer to a TV or huddle some people around the monitor, because the Internet offers a surprising fare of films ready for the Halloween weekend.

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