There's nothing remarkable about the grave of Hollywood comedy writer Clyde Bruckman, who was buried in Santa Ana's Fairhaven Memorial Park and Mortuary. Far from the ornate angel statues and historic Civil War monuments in the adjacent county-run cemetery, Bruckman's plot is marked by a flat, faded ... More >>
The end of the academic year approaches, which finids Mr. Bib looking forward to the arrival of annual literary journals sponsored by local colleges and universities. Alas, The Ear, Irvine Valley College's magazine is long gone as, it appears, is Orange Coast Review, out of OCC. Still UC Riverside p ... More >>
Summer here is bliss, better than anyplace else in the States
Jim Carrey and his tuxedoed friends on a grim march to nowhere in 'Mr. Popper's Penguins'
In his new book, the Weekly's Nick Schou tells the tale of the Brotherhood of Eternal Love, OC's notorious 'Hippie Mafia'
The Hype: After winning the "Best Pop" category at the San Diego Music Awards last year, the members of The Silent Comedy have been hard at work on a new album. For LA (formerly OC) band Mississippi Man, the completion of their album, The Snake Oil Sales Men, early last ... More >>
Movie of the week: Baraka
Movie of the Week: The Searchers
Lennon rock doc is both poignant and topical
OnDVD: The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
Mapping todays kiddie-movie landscape
Breakfast with Terry Zwigoff and Daniel Clowes
Lopez rises from political graveyard to lead immigrants againbut will he harm more than heal?
BloodRayne; Grandma's Boy; Hostel; The Matador; Shikhar
Ballets Russes exposes the seamy underbelly of classic dance
Hitler, what a bastard . . . who knew?
Bring your inhaler for Harold Lloyds Girl Shy
Holy Ghost Revivals vampy punk melodrama
Cages con artist discovers the finer points of adaptation
Laguna Playhouses Mr. Shaw Goes to Hollywood
Dreamcatcher is for the boys
Buster Keaton as the poster boy for the new millennium
Dick Loderhose's immense organ keeps an era alive
Squeezing out Sparks
Paranoid FBI chief ordered Tiny Tim probe