Any reasonable person who saw Dana Rohrabacher's Jan. 27 performance on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher appreciated that the right-wing Orange County Republican congressman set a new low for political discourse.Hilariously acting as if he's a seasoned, elder statesman, Rohrabacher--the self-descr ... More >>
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'Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World' shows there's more to the Founding Father than his face on the $100 bill
As you've probably gathered if you've read my rave review of the current Bowers Museum exhibition on the life of Benjamin Franklin, I've become a bit of a Franklin enthusiast overnight. So profound is my admiration for the show--and for Franklin himself--I rented documentaries from Netflix and sp ... More >>
(photo by Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly)New Issa rule: Don't watch HBO comedian"Don't watch Bill Maher!"--Wealthy GOP Southern California Congressman Darrell Issa at this month's California Republican Assembly state convention held at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park. Issa also declared himsel ... More >>
Of course I'm exaggerating. But last week, the British newspaper The Observer revealed that the country's former prime minister, Tony Blair, counts Purpose-Driven® Rick on his advisory council for the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, which the Observer describes as a charity that "promotes cohesion bet ... More >>
From Religulous: Bill Maher on the left, Jesus on the right.Comedian, talk show host and atheist evangelical Bill Maher will perform at the Grove of Anaheim on Sunday, Sept. 13. We got a chance to chat with him on the phone last week, mainly to ask him for his thoughts on all things Orange County ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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Manners, shock value, traditional values and freedom of speech all collide in Fuck: A Fuckumentary
If he weren't such a male skank, we'd marry him... From: Bill Maher To: George W. Bush Mr. President, this job can't be fun for you any more. There's no more money to spend--you used up all of that. You can't start another war because you used up the army. And now, darn the luck, the rest of your ... More >>
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