You've seen them, the "Images of America" series books from Arcadia Publishing, a terrific outfit whose sepia-toned book covers and the jam-packed photos inside pick up the slack where big-time houses often fall down as regards local history. I own a half-dozen of these, including books on Silv ... More >>
Next week, Major League Baseball will hold its annual All Star game in Phoenix, where Sheriff Joe Arpayaso roams and perhaps the only major metropolitan area in the United States that has more Know Nothings per ratio than Orange County. For the past year, activists have been calling on Commission ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And is there any beef between Mexicans and Ecuadorians?
The sporting eyes of America will focus on Anaheim this Tuesday for the baseball All-Star Game--so what better time to schedule a protest against Arizona's retrograde, anti-Mexican, pro-Arpayaso policies than just before the game?A Facebook page called "Move the 2011 All Star Game out of Arizona" ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyVanessa Bryant, left, and Kobe Bryant at the 2009 Maloof Money Cup at the OC Fairgrounds.Los Angeles Lakers fan are abuzz with news that Vanessa Laine Bryant, wife of Kobe, wore a blinged-out T-shirt with the words, "Do I Look Illegal?" to tonight's game.HOLLER!
By now, everyone knows of the scandal involving Cypress' own Tiger Woods, involved in a mysterious car crash near his Orlando-area home this past Thanksgiving holiday supposedly caused by his philandering ways (our favorite rumor: that he told a pal he needs a "Kobe Special," also known as a Zales r ... More >>
One of my favorite columns is "Edge of Sports," written by Dave Zirin. The man combines the best of sportswriting and progressive politics, disproving those asshole hipsters who say sports means nothing in this world. When Zirin's People's History of Sports arrives later this year, y'all crazy lefti ... More >>
There's a reason why most sports-minded people don't talk about political issues, and that's because they're idiots at most everything else (the brilliant Dave Zirin excepted). A great example occurred this morning on ESPN2's ESPN First Take, after they showed footage of bubble-maker extraordinaire ... More >>