Being a city council member is a thankless job, although they do usually save you a nice parking spot at city hall.While we applaud public service, many, many holders of local office in Orange County use their positions of "power" to do some really fucked-up things.Here are but 10 supposed city lead ... More >>
Come Friday, it'll be nine years since Wally George, the ultimate crotchety conservative, left this world for the big public access talk show in the sky. The self-proclaimed father of "Combat TV" died of pneumonia in 2003 at age 71 inside Fountain Valley Hospital. He left behind ... More >>
"One lie I corrected was this big."Timothy Naftali, the George H.W. Bush biographer and respected historian the National Archives chose to run the Richard Nixon Library and Museum in Yorba Linda after the disgraced 37th president's loyalists from a private foundation first built and operated the ... More >>
Yesterday, we published the first part of an interview with Jared Ball, author of I MiX What I Like! A Mixtape Manifesto, where the "Funkinest Journalist" talks about the politics of hip-hop and popular culture. Read the first part of the interview with Jared Ball here; in this second installment ... More >>
Nativo LopezNativo Lopez, Orange County's most controversial political activist, helped organize a 2009 protest against a Southern California frozen food company and distributed leaflets branding the business a "racist employer" because it fired almost 300 warehouse workers who'd provided fake So ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/ OC WeeklyIn Orange County, we've grown accustomed (read: numb) to Orly Taitz's nauseating logic, hate-mongering rhetoric, and borderline paranoid-schizophrenic anxiety attacks regarding left-wing conspiracies and Obama's citizenship. But c'mon, Orly: you supposedly ear ... More >>
Is Barack Obama this generation's disgraced Orange County favorite son Richard Nixon?And does that make Fox News the Dick-era equivalent of the Pentagon Papers-publishing New York Times?Well, Bebe Rebozo, see if you can follow the bouncing twisted-logic ball . . .
UPDATED WITH CORRECTED GENDER FOR ONE MAN, JOB DESCRIPTION FOR ANOTHER (THANK YOU, REV. TAYLOR).
Former Nixon White House counsel John Dean, whose June appearance drew 300 people to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and the wrath of the private Richard Nixon Library & Birth ... More >>
Dean riles Nixonites, again and again.
The most interesting part of Melody Chiu's Register report on former Nixon White House counsel John Dean speaking at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum Wednesday night was not the speech itself, but the private Richard Nixon Library & ... 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 >>
Hopefully, this item on the looming depature of the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation's longtime executive director, John H. Taylor, makes it clear that he fronted a separate entity from the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. I say hopefully because that distinction was n ... More >>
Back in October, I mentioned a conversation I had had with KDOC head honcho Bert Ellis, who wanted to get the word out to fans that a lot of the old Wally George archives were missing.
Well, some kind soul managed to get hold of the old 12" E.P. "Wal-ly, Wal-ly," on which Wally, ahem, "sings," and ... More >>
I recently had occasion to talk to Bert Ellis, new owner of KDOC, which of course was the home for years of the infamous teflon-toupeed conservative combat-TV host Wally George. Wally, as you probably know, was the forerunner of today's pretenders to the throne like Bill O'Reilly, and in college I e ... More >>
Our favorite Demopublican (or, conversely, Republocrat) had a chance to endear himself to a national audience this morning on The Radio Factor, home of loofa-loving Bill O'Reilly. KABC-AM 790 morning guy Doug McIntyre filled in and was ready to give Nguyen an on-air hummer. Then Nguyen actually spok ... More >>