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    Great Balls of Fire, Literally - Greg Topper still rules the lounge

    Photo by James BunoanNearly any tale that begins with the words, "I always wore cotton underwear" holds some promise, don't you think? Greg Topper, the once and always king of OC rock & roll, is holding forth on his resplendent period in the 1970s...

    by JIM WASHBURN on December 12, 2002
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    Letters

    Contact us via e-mail (letters@ocweekly.com), regular mail (Letters to the Editor, OC Weekly, P.O. Box 10788, Costa Mesa, CA 92627) or fax (714-708-8410). Visit our website at www.ocweekly.com. Letters will be edited for clarity and length. By submi...

    on December 12, 2002
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    The Next Big Thing - Close your eyes and think of England

    Photo by James BunoanYou jaded hipsters can thank me now or you can thank me later, but I have discovered our newest star in the unlikeliest of places: Santa Ana's creaky Ye Olde Ship. That's right, Big Sandy: you might have discovered Phil Shane, b...

    by REBECCA SCHOENKOPF on December 12, 2002
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    The Idiot's Guide to Voting

    illustration by Bob AulYou came to vote, clutching a phony "voters guide." You were so dependent on the "guide" that you and your wife couldn't vote at the same time since you had to take turns with it. I stifled the urge to rip the guide out of you...

    by ANONYMOUS on December 5, 2002
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    Kids - Doing the darnedest things

    Photo by OCW staffMy generation has offered to history the dot-com and bleached-blond hair on men. Neither will look pretty for posterity. You think later generations scoffed at tangerine leisure suits? Wait'll the grandkids get a gander at our goat...

    by REBECCA SCHOENKOPF on December 5, 2002
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    Letters

    Contact us via e-mail (letters@ocweekly.com), regular mail (Letters to the Editor, OC Weekly, P.O. Box 10788, Costa Mesa, CA 92627) or fax (714-708-8410). Letters will be edited for clarity and length. By submission of a letter, you agree that we ca...

    on December 5, 2002
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    Crash-Test Dummy

    When Chief Justice William Rehnquist, 78, fell last Thursday and had to be taken to a Washington hospital, the incident underlined the administration's need to prepare for his death or retirement by picking a replacement to lead the Supreme Court. B...

    by JAMES RIDGEWAY on December 5, 2002
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    Return of the Native? - Wish they all could be California plants

    Photo by Jeanne RiceNo, iceplant is not the national plant of Iceland. That would be Bjork. But iceplant is not the state plant of California, either. That would be stupid, since iceplant needs lots more rain than falls on most of the state. Iceplan...

    by DAVE WIELENGA on December 5, 2002
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    Critical Mass - Catholic hospital tries to counter campaign by nurses union

    Photo by James BunoanLast summer, Velma Moore wasn't feeling well. So she paid a visit to her doctor, who said she had terminal cancer and only a few months to live. By summer's end, she was dead. For the previous 30 years, Moore had worked as a n...

    by Nick Schou on December 5, 2002
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    We Smell a Rat - Mickey Mouse's origins questioned

    The Lord, it is reliably reported, moves in mysterious ways, so perhaps the faithful won't be surprised to learn that at the end of the yearlong celebrations marking the centenary of Mickey Mouse's creator, a discovery in a small village church has ...

    by PAUL BRENNAN on December 5, 2002
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    Give It Up, Al - Citizen Gore's shadow campaign

    Are those the tones of "I Got You, Babe" I hear quietly but monotonously looping in the background? Is it 6 a.m. on Nov. 7, 2000, all over again in America? Is it nonstop wall-to-wall Gore vs. Bush? We may not, indeed, be living in a hellish politic...

    by MARC COOPER on December 5, 2002
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    A League of His Own - Lee Hacksaw Hamilton wants to talk sports with you

    Every block brings a new dj vu in the John Wayne Airport business district, where every intersection is an omnium-gatherum of parabolically drawn streets and sharply angled towers. Very cool, except I can't find Trophy's Sports Grill. It's a pisse...

    by DAVE WIELENGA on December 5, 2002
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    Lunching With Losers - Why are these men smiling?

    Photo by Mary StamponeRead much about Bill Simon after the election? Had any warm thoughts about Dukakis lately? Me neither. The camera follows the winners off the field, leaving the vanquished in the dusk to gather their teeth on their shields and ...

    by JIM WASHBURN on December 5, 2002
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    Diary of a Mad County

    SUNDAY, Nov. 17 Tree-sitter-for-hire John Quigleyhangs out in a 400-year-old oak to prevent a Newport Beach developer from removing it. The developer, John Laing Homes, plans to widen a road near its 279-home project in Santa Clarita, essentially tu...

    by Matt Coker on December 5, 2002
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    Backstabber - Ellis screws friends and enemies alike

    One of the greatest mysteries among Newport Beach developer types is why they consistently employ Machiavellian politico Dave Ellis in their political campaigns. Ellis is wily and slippery, but his brazen tactics sometimes get better press than his ...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on December 5, 2002
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    Hey, USC!

    Illustration by Bob AulTo the self-described ex-USC frat boy: I had my suspicions about you when you swaggered up to our table, looking a little coked-up, and forced your pudgy ass down at our booth. My girlfriends and I exchanged looks of disdain. ...

    by ANONYMOUS on November 28, 2002
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    Diary of a Mad County

    SATURDAY, Nov. 9 Writing in Canada's National Post today, Matt Welch of the LA Examiner website (www.laexaminer.com) warns Washington pundits against dimming California Governor Gray Davis' presidential prospects so fast. Yes, he is bland, his suppo...

    by Matt Coker on November 28, 2002
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    Bada Bing! - Attorney General auditing Orange County DAs questionable use of witness-protection funds

    Photo by OCW staffCalling Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas "arrogant" and the "head of the most mismanaged [DA] office in California," state Attorney General Bill Lockyer has ordered an investigation into allegations that Rackauckas a...

    by R. Scott Moxley on November 28, 2002
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    Dead Zones, Bogus Fees and Dropped Calls - How Cingular Wireless celebrates its Year of the Customer

    Jane lives and works in Huntington Beach. She uses her cell phone a lot for work and personal calls, but lately, she has found she spends most of her phone time complaining to Cingular, her wireless provider. "I have many issues with Cingular," sa...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on November 28, 2002
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    Letters

    Contact us via e-mail (letters@ocweekly.com), regular mail (Letters to the Editor, OC Weekly, P.O. Box 10788, Costa Mesa, CA 92627) or fax (714-708-8410). Letters will be edited for clarity and length. By submission of a letter, you agree that we ca...

    on November 28, 2002
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