Ben Bernanke

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Will PIMCO's Bill Gross Bankroll Ron Paul?

    ​Is Newport Beach's Bill Gross ready to throw some of his big bucks at Ron Paul? With PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel having donated $2.6 million of the $3.4 million Endorse Liberty has raised since the pro-Paul SuperPAC's Dec. 20 creation, a money watcher wonders if Gross--the co-founder of Paci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Barney Frank Drops Octobomb (Again)

    ​Is Rep. Barney Frank becoming like your grandpa who keeps repeating the same story, over and over?The Massachusetts Democrat elicited some laughs and headlines last week for comparing the largest country on the planet to La Habra's world-famous mother of 14, Nadya Suleman.But, while getting the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Have One Helluva Happy Halloween

    ​ Find yourself all trick-or-treated out? Too tired to bedazzle your buttocks and head out to the mayhem in West Hollywood? Well, get a load of this list of the Halloween hi jinx taking place right here in Orange County before you decide to retire your cleverly constructed Ben Bernanke costume to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    It's a Quick Read X

    Orange County Register: The top viewed story on the Reg website as my knuckles drag across the keyboard? Octuplets' mom reportedly moving to La Habra. That should shut up anyone who whines the media should stop covering Nadya Suleman so she'll slither back into obscurity. It's not li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2008

    Discount Bento Boxes at Costa Mesa's Mitsuwa Marketplace

    It's Thursday. I'm standing near the boxed sushi section at the Mitsuwa Marketplace. I look at my watch. It's about a quarter after five. He should be coming out of that door any second now -- the man with the red Sharpie. There are others like me waiting for him, milling around, trying to not ... More >>

  • Music

    January 31, 2008

    Billion Dollar Babies

    Rappers' billfold braggadocio is getting ridiculous

  • Music

    December 27, 2007