Frank John Tristan
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17 hours ago | Bat Shit Nuts
The first time Jessica Lundquist and Tiffany Steinberg ever showed their love for each other in public was on the Huntington Beach Pier two years ago when they held hands for the first time despite being closeted. It proved to be the start of a be...
14 days ago | OC News
The Orange County district attorney's office (OCDA) doesn't usually out the John Does it fights for in criminal cases. But Tony Rackauckas would be wise to make an exception for Jessica Aguilar, as it might keep her from being wrongfully convicted...
16 days ago | cool shit
Whenever the history of punk is a topic, we always tend to forget local zines documented these very scenes we now so love when they were just in their infancy. One of those mags was Slash, an L.A. based publication created by Melanie Nissen and St...
1 month ago | Albums
Listening to the 29-year-old Danny Watts spit his verses, you can sense a profound rawness you'd think you could only find in a poet rather than a Houston MC. His reputation for technicality, verbosity and a willingness to explore his own emotions...
1 month ago | Longform
There's OC underground punk, and then there's My Name Is Harold: I Am an Outlaw!, a 1981 tape recorded by the Omlits. It starts with heavy guitars and a man introducing himself as "Punk Harold." He begins yelling as the bass and hard-hitting drums...
2 months ago | The Hilarious Haters
The Red Elephants, a collective whose stated mission on Twitter is to pursue "the truth mainstream media ignores," is a conservative's wet dream. The Lake Forest-based outlet has earned praise across the alt-right for its stories, trolling left-wi...