2012 Stories by BRANDON FERGUSON

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  • Franki Valli

    published March 15, 2012

    Hark, the best singer of the four seasons will be performing to the delight of nostalgic baby boomers. The famed falsetto voxman from Jersey ... More >>

  • Mike Watt

    published March 15, 2012

    Behold, it's legendary minuteman and venerable punk rocker Mike Watt. One of our favorite musicians from the genre's heyday, this guy represents... More >>

  • Touch

    published March 15, 2012

    Remember the Psych 101 study about orphan babies that didn’t get enough physical affection? Despite plenty of food and clean living... More >>

  • Exene Cervenka

    published March 15, 2012

    Though she's been at it for decades, Exene Cervenka performs with the passion of a fresh-faced ingenue. Her solo material diverges from the punk... More >>

  • What Explains Odd Conduct of LA Sheriffs in the Death of Cal State Fullerton Student?

    published Mar 19, 2012

    ​We'll probably never know why homicide investigators with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department acted oddly in the recovery of the skeletal remains of 24-year-old Cal State Fullerton student Mitrice... More >>

  • Mysteries of Fullerton: Tony Bushala and the Schumacher Building

    published Mar 19, 2012

    ​It was sometime in the mid 1980s, when the family of local blogger (and scourge of three-fifths of Fullerton's city council) Tony Bushala acquired a unique piece of property near the Fullerton trai... More >>

  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

    published March 8, 2012

    Whether or not you're tolerant of neo-hippy culture shouldn't determine whether or not you see Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Yes, their... More >>

  • Fight Club

    published March 8, 2012

    Fewer films have developed a more rabid cult following than 1999's Fight Club. Based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk and directed by David Fincher... More >>

  • The Gromble

    published March 8, 2012

    Whether you're from Orange County or some far-flung realm, you definitely want to make an attempt to catch these local boys. With a sweet, yet at... More >>

  • Huntington Beach Occupiers Linked to Bank Vandalism

    published Mar 17, 2012

    ​The Huntington Beach Independent is reporting that police there are investigating an act of vandalism that allegedly occured at a Surf City Chase bank on Tuesday. Though police have declined t... More >>

  • Death By Stereo

    published March 8, 2012

    With vocalist Efrem Schulz's diverse hardcore growl, which switches occasionally to a Davey Havok wail, Death by Stereo is so much more than a... More >>

  • Andrew W.K.

    published March 8, 2012

    Rock star, poet, conceptual artist—Andrew WK is back on the scene to get things started with party anthems like "We Want Fun" and "Party... More >>

  • LAPD Officer Charged with Threatening Woman's Life

    published Mar 14, 2012

    ​It sounds like the Los Angeles Police Department found a regular Cyrano de Bergerac when it hired Sgt. Joshua Jinwook Chong. The Orange County District Attorney says the 41-year-old Fullerton resid... More >>

  • Flogging Molly

    published March 8, 2012

    Irishmen and music fans rejoice. The rockers of the Emerald Isle have returned stateside. If you have yet to experience the sonic phenomenon that... More >>

  • OCDA Charges Former Fullerton Police Officer with Destroying Evidence

    published Mar 13, 2012

    ​And the bad news just keeps rolling in for the Fullerton Police Department. Today the Orange County District Attorney's Office charged 41-year-old former FPD officer Vincent Thomas Mater with ... More >>

  • James Everett Morris and Kenneth Lance Hendrick, OC Bail Bondsmen, Charged with Multiple Felonies

    published Mar 13, 2012

    ​Two bail bond agents are facing multiple felony charges that they used inmates to drum up business inside the Orange County County Jail. James Everett Morris and Kenneth Lance Hendrick, both 49, ha... More >>

  • Mysteries of Anaheim: A Chinese Boneyard Without Any Bones?

    published Mar 12, 2012

    ​Among the many jewels in OC's collection of body depositories, Anaheim Cemetery is perhaps the shiniest. Established in 1866, its soil is fertilized by the area's earliest pioneers. Home to th... More >>

  • Traces

    published February 23, 2012

    Traces is a Segerstrom event perfect for those who want to experience the culture of live theater without the gratuitous boredom. Featuring the... More >>

  • Riverboat Gamblers

    published March 1, 2012

    Though they play a pretty standard brand of pop punk, Riverboat Gamblers are currently the best in the game. Their act is built on a solid... More >>

  • Cromwell

    published March 1, 2012

    Cromwell falls into that musical netherworld known as alternative metal. Their angular driving rhythms are accompanied by melodic vocals in the... More >>

  • The Business

    published March 1, 2012

    The Business is an Oi band whose illustrious history dates back to 1979. Though the band has seen beaucoup lineup changes, they still count singer... More >>

  • Porn Star Jenna Haze Dating Dillinger Escape Plan's Greg Puciato (!)

    Porn Star Jenna Haze Dating Dillinger Escape Plan's Greg Puciato (!)

    published Mar 06, 2012

    ​It's not often we here at the Heard Mentality blog write about iconic porn stars, but occasionally the worlds of the flesh merchant, and rock star collide in the land of citrus. Put simply, we spie... More >>

  • Mysteries of Brea Canyon: Portola Expedition

    published Mar 05, 2012

    ​If you've ever sped north through Brea Canyon Road on your way to the 57 freeway, or less likely to Diamond Bar, you've noticed a few things: massive oil derricks standing like silent sentinels alo... More >>

  • The OC Music Awards Ceremony at the Grove, Mar. 3, 2012

    The OC Music Awards Ceremony at the Grove, Mar. 3, 2012

    published Mar 05, 2012

    ​VIEW THE SLIDESHOW HEREThe OC Music Awards Ceremony City National Grove of AnaheimMar. 3, 2012Judging by the throngs of people leaving their tables before the award for best video was announced, it... More >>

  • Merle Haggard

    published February 23, 2012

    Time may be running out for fans to watch this county legend perform live. Merle Haggard, now 74, has recently tangled with lung cancer—so... More >>

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