The OC Progressive Summit returns this weekend under the community organizing motto of 'Engage, Empower and Expand!' The Delhi Center in SanTana will play host to the lair of lefties gathering Saturday for an all-day program of speakers and workshops aimed at building a movement for change. Chris ... More >>
In his day job, Mr. Bibteaches required undergraduate Composition at UC Irvine, where he works hard guiding students to read, write and think critically, to develop scholarly research and analysis skills and--you bet!--engage politically using their newfound civic literacy. Some deal! Despite ... More >>
[Ask Exene] We've all been ruined by the government, the media and . . . sodium fluoride?
Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. If you want to ask the legendary vocalist for advice, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.DEAR EXENE,I've never been so proud as an American as ... More >>
With the release of Antichrist Superstar on October 8th, 1996, Marilyn Manson officially positioned himself front and center in the embattled culture wars of the 90's. Labeled by the press as a 'Shock-Rocker' and ever reviled by the religious right, the Trent Reznor co-produced album catapulted ... More >>
Reporter Conor Friedersdorf got quite a bit of media play last month for his roundup of the best journalism stories he heard, watched or read in 2009. Really interesting list, but what none of write-ups mentioned is that Friedersdorf is an OC native, raised in Newport Beach (if I remember correct ... 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 >>
Orange County authors try to bring unity to people of different religious faiths. For this they will face the wrath of believers. Again.