Award-winning investigative journalist Nick Schou is Editor in Chief of OC Weekly. He is the author of Kill the Messenger: How the CIA’s Crack Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (Nation Books 2006), which provided the basis for the 2014 Focus Features release starring Jeremy Renner and the L.A. Times-bestseller Orange Sunshine: The Brotherhood of Eternal Love’s Quest to bring Peace, Love and Acid to the World, (Thomas Dunne 2009). He is also the author of The Weed Runners (2013) and Spooked: How the CIA Manipulates the Media and Hoodwinks Hollywood (2016).
4 days ago | Orange Feathers
It's been a heck of a bad week for Donald Trump. The New York Times started the fun on Sunday with a front-page feature story about his daily TV news binge watching sessions, revealing that, among other weird habits, he drinks a dozen cans of Diet...
9 days ago | OC Media
At 1:48 pm, Hillel Aron, one of the few LA Weekly staffers not laid off last week by the newspaper's mysterious news owners, Semanal LLC, issued a statement on his personal FB page announcing that he had accepted an offer to serve as the newspaper...
10 days ago | R.I.P.
The man who almost singlehandedly created the concept of surfing as not just a sport but a way of life has now moved on to the next one. According to a story today in the OC Register, Bruce Brown, director of the classic 1996 film Endless Summer, ...
11 days ago | Orange Feathers
RIP, LA Weekly. Here are some links to our recent stories about the Semanal LLC debacle, easily the most inept hostile takeover in the history of alt-journalism: The New Owner of LA Weekly is a Pot Lawyer, by Mary Carreon, Oct. 20. LA Weekly's New...
1 month ago | OC Media
According to a Los Angeles Times story yesterday, Brian Calle is leaving his post as chief opinion writer for Southern California News Group, which owns the Orange County Register. His next job: taking over editorial management of LA Weekly, which...