By Jason Roche For over 30 years, Bad Religion have carved out a niche as the thinking man's punk rock band. When they formed in Los Angeles in 1980, the inspiration for their lyrics came from the topic of corporate greed and the conflicts between philosophy, science, and religion. The band's 16th ... More >>
Happy New Year, Orange County bibliophiles! I caught up over the holidays, an impossibly futile and pleasurable losing effort, as catching up means only falling, happily, further behind, the near-infinite "to read" list added to at top, bottom and middle. But read some newish books which I'd meant t ... More >>
Maybe it's the twinkle in their eyes. New research at the University of Washington shows that a lot of folks do have gaydar, the ability to size up a person's sexual orientation, simply by looking at their faces, although researchers say little is known about how such judgments are formed.
New research demolishes the stereotype of the underage sex worker—and sparks an outbreak of denial among child-sex-trafficking alarmists nationwide
Today marks what would've been the 69th birthday of Jerome John Garcia, the late guitarist, front man and de facto leader of the Grateful Dead. To honor Jerry's legacy as the father of psychedelic jam-rock, here are four must-have Grateful Dead shows. Taken into account are strength of setl ... More >>
Chad Sengstock/OC WeeklyGreg Graffin at not a lectureRemember that one cool professor you had in college, who let you skip classes as long as you turned in awesome papers and never minded if you came to lectures hung over? Well, now that Bad Religion frontman Greg Graffin is teaching Evolution ... More >>
[Trendzilla] The fast-fashion giant is coming to a mall near you
A hallucinogen called ibogaine has helped addicts kick heroin, meth and everything in between. Is it the trip that does the trick?
Labor complaints and HEI Hotels and Hospitality-owned properties go together like dinner mints and pillows. The latest wave comes from Long Beach Hilton workers who claim they are being denied 10 minute breaks required under state law.Like workers at the HEI-owned Embassy Suites in Irvine, the Oc ... More >>
Bad Religion is now 30 years old, and the band is still creating mind blowing music. Today they drop The Dissent of Man (stream it in its entirety here), along with Bad Religion singer/author/professor Greg Graffin's new book, Anarchy Evolution.
HootersAll too often, Boob Wars coverage talks too much about the big names and front-line combatants and not enough about the civilians and little people affected by the constant bombardment of cleavage and cup size. Thankfully, the national scientific community hasn't forgotten about these ... More >>
Rob Krentz's Family Talks About the Life and Death of the Murdered Arizona Rancher
A feature story by Colin Stack in today's edition of UC Irvine's student newspaper New University reveals that cotton sweatshirts with the familiar "U-C-I" capital letters across the chest have been effectively banned on campus since April 29.The ban has nothing to do with student self loathing--or ... More >>
Why won't Mexicans tip?
Introducing Thomas Pynchons intro to the new 1984
Why OCs crow problem wont go away
Christopher Russell leads the OCHSA orchestra into new terrain