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    The Darkish Side - UCIs Observatory No, really

    Photo by Jeanne RiceAt the end of a gravel road, on a low, desolate stamp of land above UC Irvine, sits the campus observatory. That's right, Pluto: UCI has an observatory--with a telescope and everything--offering haven, albeit small, to those who ...

    by Steve Lowery on November 27, 2003
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    Fish-Free Sea - You may live to see it in your lifetime

    Illustration by Bob AulWe're standing at the oyster bar upstairs at Newport Landing on the Balboa Peninsula, looking through sliding glass doors--over the Shell marine fuel station, across a Newport Harbor turned the color of anvils in the midsummer...

    by LESLIE BRUCE on November 27, 2003
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    I Would Have Nothing to Offer - Tom Fuentes swears hes clueless about sex abuse in the Orange diocese

    Photo by Yoshitake OkadaAttendees of the South Orange County Community College District Board's Nov. 19 meeting bowed their heads in silence as trustee Tom Fuentes began the evening's invocation. The former seminary student praised the Almighty in a...

    by GUSTAVO ARELLANO on November 27, 2003
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    We Respond to Register Letters

    On Nov. 8, Orange County Registerletter writer Charles Schwartz observed that because we are at war in Iraq and Afghanistan, different rules should apply. "We have nine Democrats running for president of the United States who are aiding our opponent...

    by SCOTT GIFFIN on November 20, 2003
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    The Inspector

    Illustration by Bob AulWe've lived in the same apartment complex for years and always got along well with the management. Now you get installed as the property manager, and suddenly there's a regimen of inspections--inspect each apartment, inspect t...

    by ANONYMOUS on November 20, 2003
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    Good News! - Jim Washburn helps the president share the joy in Iraq

    Photo by James BunoanPerhaps you've heard President George W. Bush's recent complaint that the media hasn't been doing enough to tell about the "good progress" we've been making in Iraq. Bush was quoted recently by the Associated Press as saying tha...

    by JIM WASHBURN on November 20, 2003
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    How to Equip Your Band for Less than $100

    One day while surveying the booty accrued via years' worth of swap meets, garage sales and Pennysaver ads, I realized I could equip a rock trio for less than $100. The gear in question wasn't monkey chow, but a '60s Gibson Firebird snagged for $7, a...

    by JIM WASHBURN on November 20, 2003
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    How to Get an Education From the Real School of Rock

    It's the early '80s. My friend Mark Soden is running the audio-visual lab at a central county high school, which, as at schools everywhere, was a magnet for the campus malcontents. It was the early days of MTV, which they're watching, which gets the...

    by JIM WASHBURN on November 20, 2003
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    How to Survive Your First Rock Band Interview

    Photo by Jeanne RiceIt wasn't until I drove past the three bundled-up smokers standing outside Limerick's Pub in Long Beach that I realized just how in-over-my-head I really was. With an untested, hours-old tape recorder on the seat next to me and a...

    by ELLEN GRILEY on November 20, 2003
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    How to Sneak a Latin Alternative Band into the United States Without John Ashcroft Finding Out

    BY VINCENTE FOX The easiest thing is getting people over. Most of the people we cross over already look "American"--the way they dress or just carry themselves. And they've been there already so many fucking times they're not even scared about cro...

    on November 20, 2003
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    How to Start Your Own Club

    Photo by James BunoanThe volunteers at Koo's have suffered through a lot of shit: chafing city regulations, unruly patrons, cranky neighbors and crankier PA systems, and bands that could make a grown man weep--for all the wrong reasons. Oh, and also...

    by Chris Ziegler on November 20, 2003
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    How to Record an Album Like Joe Ongie

    Photo by Jeanne RiceEver wonder why the Renaissance ended? It was probably because a Renaissance man is so annoying. Look at Joe Ongie. He and his wife, Catherine Graziano, make the three Gypsy Dens the eclectic community hubs they are. There, Joe d...

    by JIM WASHBURN on November 20, 2003
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    How to Write a Review for Rolling Stone

    ? Anything good is "crucial." ? A good guitar solo is "searing." ? A really good guitar solo is "blistering." ? A good vocal performance is "urgent." ? -A really good vocal performance is "angst-ridden." ? -The word "groove" shall be inser...

    by BUDDY SEIGAL on November 20, 2003
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    How to Go From Codpieces to Country Like Walter Clevenger

    Photo by Jeanne RiceIt's 1986, and a bunch of miscreant students at Mater Dei High School decide to enter the senior-class air-guitar contest. These are some of the Catholic campus' outcasts --drinkers, losers and reprobates--so what could be a bett...

    by Rich Kane on November 20, 2003
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    How to Blow a Fuse - The Intelligista get out into the light

    Photo by James BunoanTonight is probably a school night for the Intelligista, but no one says a word about it. Instead, speeding toward a show in Hollywood inside a minivan with a busted passenger window, guitarist Nick Waterhouse and organ player K...

    by Chris Ziegler on November 20, 2003
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    How to Be a Rockabilly Guy

    ? -Make sure grime is embedded under your fingernails at all times; claim it's from working on your '49 Merc. ? -Learn to recognize the subtle textural and aromatic distinctions between Royal Crown, Dixie Peach and Murray's pomades; discuss in dep...

    by BUDDY SEIGAL on November 20, 2003
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    Heir Guitars! - Weekly and Sam Ash Guitar giveaway winners!

    Photo by Tenaya HillsSometimes we change music, and sometimes music changes us. With the promise of a free guitar from Sam Ash, we lured scores of readers to tell us how music gave them purpose, a career, a second chance with Dad. We selected three ...

    on November 20, 2003
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    The Optimist - When good things happen to blog people

    Has it been a rough week? Have your love affairs gone to pot? Does your bank account look like Conrad Black's been let loose on it? Do you feel black and mean inside, like Rosie O'Donnell? Are you crabby, pitiful, low and unloved? Well, take comfort...

    by REBECCA SCHOENKOPF on November 20, 2003
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    Feel the Love

    FEEL THE LOVE One thing you can say about Huntington Beach's Barbara Coe, chairwoman of the immigrant-bashing California Coalition for Immigration Reform: at least she spreads the hate. Coe normally targets those from south of the U.S. border who se...

    by Matt Coker on November 20, 2003
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    The Most Horrible Man in the World - We take a ride through OCs 909!

    Photo by James BunoanHe was the only guy at Coconuts who didn't have a whiff of vomit on his breath while The 5150s--three middle-aged gutty dudes--did guitar-god headbanging to their "classic rock," such as "Pink Cadillac" and "Mustang Sally." Duri...

    by REBECCA SCHOENKOPF on November 20, 2003
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