I especially like the title of a 12:30 panel at next weekend's two-day annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books for its helpful reminder and either existential celebration or complaint. "You are Here: Perspectives on Life in Southern California," featuring Times columnists suggests tha ... More >>
The petition-gathering page at WhiteHouse.gov, which aims to create the appearance of open government and we the people and yadda yadda yadda, rolled into news cycles thanks to the Sandy Hook massacre. Gun control might divide even latte-stained, beret-wearing Weeklings, but a new WhiteHouse.gov pet ... More >>
In his new book, the infamous OC punk rocker describes how he exorcised 'An American Demon': Himself
After living through dismissed lawsuits, broken birther alliances, judicial fines and less-than-flattering TV appearances, Dr. Orly Taitz, Esq., has finally won something!It isn't Barack Obama's long-form birth certificate.
Sheraton Park Hotel
Photo by Karyn LawrenceA scene from Breath of Fire Latina Theatre Ensemble's "W.A.C. Iraq: A Work in Progress," which Beers reviewed.Yes, that does seem like an odd headline given that Orange County is not located in neither the city nor county of Los Angeles. Despite this, three Weeklings were awar ... More >>
John Dean, shown last year, is coming to the Nixon Library.Over the years, the Richard Nixon Library, Birthplace, Museum, Taqueria & Polo Grounds in Yorba Linda has hosted such speakers as Ann Coulter, Hugh Hewitt, Bill O'Reilly, William J. Bennett, Dick Cheney and probably even more repulsive f ... More >>
The OC Weekly--as in ORANGE COUNTY Weekly--plot for Los Angeles media market domination has been slow to achieve but persistent, as evidenced by the impressive showing Weeklings make on the Los Angeles Press Club's list of finalists for the 51st annual SoCal Journalism Awards.Winners will be announc ... More >>
You hear all the time that men never stop and ask directions. Women use it as proof that we're all stubborn and pointlessly macho. But there's another reason. Men don't ask for directions because they know that 98% of the time, the response from whoever they ask is going to be something along the l ... More >>
Some highlights: - Yahoo's open bar and their token Yahootinis (basically Lemon Drop martinis with some strange medicinal aftertaste). And their nuclear ice cubes. (See photo.) - Gear from the L.A. County Coroner's Office gracing the silent auction - and becoming a major draw. - Arianna Huffington ... More >>
They need to stop acting like drunks at court-ordered AA meetings and sober up
Cruz Bustamante on Arnold Schwarzenegger, the GOP and John and Ben
There are Democrats, I tell you, lurking in our hills
Arnold & Arianna, happy at last
And Issa in tears
Corndogs and Paella in OC; Braunsweiger in the Governors Mansion
Its what George dont
The very fonky Democratic convention won us back!
A baton to the ribs, winos and great weather!
How would the founding fathersor a bald eagle that could talkview contemporary politics?
OCs Tom Umberg leaves the White House for the Big Bucks
No rest for the wicked
And GOP boys will be boys