According to a New York Times bestselling author speaking in Newport Beach tonight, miracles are real, he's tracked them and he can explain why they happen--although it is unclear if Eric Metaxas mingled with those seeking them in Grateful Dead concert parking lots. But his topic has prompted the go ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And are Argentines the Mexicans of South America?
By: Adam Steininger Geeks love metal more than the computers on which they listen to it. They yearn for heavy metal that was forged by Orcs in the mountains of Mordor, smuggled halfway across the universe on Serenity and then discovered by Silver Surfer while scouting for delicious planets. These b ... More >>
Last year, when we talked to John Henson before his gig in Orange County, it had been awhile since he graced the stand-up stage. This year however, it's a totally different story. In-between filming his hit TV show "Wipeout," he's been going full throttle getting back into his stand-up zone and we m ... More >>
During his long, bumbling career, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has pretended that he's a God-guided, American hero and patriot determined to protect the nation's best ideals against insidious attacks.But not everyone buys Rohrabacher's shameless posing--perhaps because it's difficult to imagine a re ... More >>
Living large, and then feeling bad about it
KONY 2012, Part Two: Beyond Famous, the second installment of San Diego-based non-profit Invisible Children (IC) about Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army, has dropped. Gone are Jason Russell and his five-year-old son, who are replaced by IC's CEO Ben Keesey, a former cor ... More >>
‚ÄčSanTana City Council member and current 69th Assembly District candidate Michele Martinez has never been the smartest taco in the combo plate, especially since she's decided to align herself with SanTana Mayor-for-Life Don Papi Pulido and the Wicked Witch of Washington Square, Claudia Alvarez. Bu ... More >>
When we blogged the announcement from the Democratic Party of Orange County that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi would be addressing the group at its annual awards dinner on Dec. 4, we speculated that Tea Partiers (or 'baggers, if you will) would show up outside with pitchforks and Hitler signs.‚Ä ... More >>
Arpaio, Coe, and Hunt: Pendejos in a pod? For sure, the first two...‚ÄčIt was bad enough that Orange County Sheriff's candidate Bill Hunt invited a man as controversial as Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to shill for him at a fundraiser. But for Hunt to allow California Coalition for Immigration ... More >>
‚ÄčIt'll only cost ya $150 to see Nancy Pelosi in Orange County. The Democratic Party of OC's 15th annual Harry S. Truman Awards Dinner on Dec. 4 will feature the House Majority Leader as keynote speaker. Santa Ana State Assemblyman Jose Solorio will take home the Truman, while Florice Hoffman ... More >>
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Orange County Register: Here are some select reader comments to a story on people camping out for tickets to President Obama's Wednesday town hall at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa: "He is owned by the same people that owned Bush, he is called a PUPPET." "What do you expect from a ... More >>
What is it with the recent trend of disgraced politicians insisting their 15 minutes ain't up? The national case is ex-Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich; the local example is former Los Alamitos Mayor Dean Grose, the fool who forwarded along the cartoon to your left with the caption "No Easter egg h ... More >>
Two film fests hit Downtown Disney last week—but where were you?
That companies which use magical accounting practices to rewrite history to fatten the bank accounts of their executives would try to squeeze money from corpses isn't really too surprising, but it is still disgusting. And it's happening in Irvine. The Wall Street Journal reports that dozens of co ... More >>
Shocking numerical revelations await in Jim Carreys totally freaking random thriller The Number 23
With the first anniversary of the nightmarish devastation of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and New Orleans by Hurricance Katerina (with the assistance of the Bush administration) looming, and the major news media already gearing up for their fifth anniversary of 9/11 extravaganzas, the UK newspaper The ... More >>
Remake brings back memories of growing up to The Omen
'I Must Say, Darling, Youre Right Up There With Fitzgerald!'
And the Jews run the Weekly!
This is not a story about the filibuster
100 Artists See Satan gives Lucifer the beauty treatment
Fast Forward To Death
Oh, those days of innocence
UC Irvine history prof Mike Davis cant write a damn thing without the nuts going nuts. This time, the controversys over an obscure reference to Winston Churchill.
KUCIs eine kleine weirdmusick
Mermaids, Hitler, vampires and Dwight Yoakam, but not yet Halloween
Or maybe sunny day real estate are the godfathers of suburban soul
And other tails of wealth, poverty and imprisonment
Or is his art his life?
Or is he just scamming us?
How to keep poetrys wild frontier wild
Robert K. Dornan
Cal Rep's stunning-but ultimately lightweight-theatrical ride