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2001 Stories by Matt Coker

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  • Johnny Can't Write

    published August 30, 2001

    Republicans love to croak about saving taxpayers money and getting rid of unnecessary laws, so Clockwork couldn't help but take some delight in... More >>

  • Privilege Has its Membership

    published August 23, 2001

    We're used to real-estate press releases filled with references to "picturesque splendor," "exquisitely detailed architectural elegance" and... More >>

  • Little. Yellow. Different

    published August 16, 2001

    Aliso Creek is polluted. Aliso Beach tests clean. No ones sure why More >>

  • The Full Nelson

    published August 16, 2001

    We at the OC Weekly pride ourselves on being THE local tuneage source for thousands and thousands of grateful readers, but right... More >>

  • IMAXed Out

    published August 16, 2001

    Illustration by Bob AulEdwards Theatre Circuit Inc. ended the five-year run of IMAX in Orange County on Aug. 1, closing the curtain on its... More >>

  • Planet of the AIDS

    published August 9, 2001

    Earth to street artist: a message isn't a message if people don't get the message. Case in point: the HIV+ chimpanzee handbills we spotted all... More >>

  • Tale of the Tapes

    published August 2, 2001

    Truong Van Tran, who was villified by angry protesters for weeks in 1999 after he hung a Ho Chi Minh poster and Vietnamese flag in his Little... More >>

  • Cocaine Decision

    published July 26, 2001

    A federal judge ruled July 6 that authorities can destroy nine tons of squid and most of 13 tons of cocaine being preserved as evidence in a... More >>

  • We Love to See You Wretch!

    published July 19, 2001

    An 11-year-old Detroit boy filed a $1 million lawsuit against McDonald's on July 2 after he allegedly ate part of a cheeseburger infested with... More >>

  • I Went to My Kids Soccer Game and an English Soccer Game Broke Out

    published July 12, 2001

    Three adults were arrested after a brawl erupted at an AYSO soccer game between teams of 14-year-olds in San Juan Capistrano on June 24. After... More >>

  • True Lies?

    published July 5, 2001

    Ken Bucchi says he was a drug-running spook. The CIA says hes an impostor More >>

  • Indiana Jones and the Throbbing Temples of Doom

    published July 5, 2001

    Illustration by Bob AulThe Walt Disney Co. on June 19 settled for an undisclosed sum a lawsuit filed by a Texas woman who claimed she suffered... More >>

  • Honk if You Hate the Record Biz

    published June 28, 2001

    Ex-Honker Richard Stekol has a word of advice for young musicians: Run More >>

  • When Wiley Drake Comes Marching In

    published June 28, 2001

    Illustration by Bob AulDue to a boycott by moderates, the crowd was much smaller at this year's Southern Baptist Convention and Jug Blowin'... More >>

  • Mickey Mite Club

    published June 21, 2001

    Illustration by Bob Aul All eyes are on Disneyland characters—somewhere around their midsections—following shocking news out of... More >>

  • No Food to Free Willy

    published June 14, 2001

    Eco-activist fasts 31 days to protest Navy sonar linked to sea-mammal deaths More >>

  • Now You See It, Now You Don't

    published June 14, 2001

    Illustration by Bob AulThe Orange County Register loves, loves, loves to show through words and photos what some complex issue... More >>

  • Want Fries With That?

    published June 7, 2001

    Illustration by Bob AulListen up: the Orange County grand jury came out five weeks ago with a report that blamed restaurant grease for dirty... More >>

  • Damn Dirty Remakes

    published May 31, 2001

    Summer flicks 2001 More >>

  • Naked Lunch

    published May 31, 2001

    Illustration by Bob AulLefty extraordinaire Tom Hayden pulled a Loretta Sanchez on May 14 when he canceled—amid vehement... More >>

  • Tim the soldier and Nixon's coming

    published May 24, 2001

    This was in the editor's note for "A Killer's Attorney Looks Back" in the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace's May 10 "Letter From Yorba... More >>

  • Tim the Soldier and Nixons Coming

    published May 24, 2001

    Illustration by Bob Aul This was in the editor's note for "A Killer's Attorney Looks Back" in the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace's May 10... More >>

  • Golden Smog

    published May 17, 2001

    Illustration by Bob AulThe American Lung Association came out with a report card on May 1 that gave Orange County an F for air quality, but... More >>

  • Party Pooper

    published May 10, 2001

    Illustration by Bob AulAn April 11 letter from Orange County Republican Party chairman Thomas A. Fuentes took Orange Unified Education... More >>

  • She Came in Through the Bathroom Window

    published May 3, 2001

    Illustration by Bob Aul Why is it all these Virgin Mary visions just before Easter every year remind us of the preconditioning Jesus freaks... More >>

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