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  • Film

    February 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Dan Mangan: On History Lessons, Canada vs. America and Selling Out

    Jonathan Taggart​Dan Mangan, a Vancouver folk singer, is on the beginning stretch of his US tour, bringing with him a new album, Oh Fortune, and his now-permanent band members. Together, all three elements are moving Mangan's sound toward something larger, what he calls, "a very important step." Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    From Scrooge McDuck to Ebenezer Scrooge for Chuck DeVore

    Photo by John GilhooleyAs California burns, DeVore tweets.Perhaps you missed it in our recent flurry of online and old-timey print coverage of Chuck DeVore--the Republican assemblyman out of Irvine making noise about running for Democrat Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat in 2010--but at one point Chu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    An Etymological Meditation on the Great Almond Cake at IKEA

    "What do you think is better--breakfast or dinner at IKEA," my chica asked while she scarfed down pasta and vegetables with marinara sauce and I enjoyed a slightly-better-than-so-so chicken alfredo."Breakfast," I replied."Why," my best friend, Art, asked."Because it's cheaper," I said, before adding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    This Week in the OC Weekly

    In "Out of Tune" Gustavo Arellano interviews Bob Gunn, the man who helped Mariners Chruch become an evangelical giant. Then the church fired him for being gay, and they've been in and out of court since. News has Matt Coker explaining why Pastor Wiley Drake thinks he still has a unseating Barack Oba ... More >>

  • Film

    April 6, 2006

    The Longest Day

    Feel-good drama On a Clear Day drowns in broguey sentimentality

  • Film

    March 25, 2004

    This Godhead Life

    Getting too close to Rodney Bingenheimer

  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Life Aint Phair

    Liz Phair joins a sorority

  • Culture

    July 26, 2001

    Oscar Wild?

    As a gay man, he played it straight in Earnest

  • Features

    August 10, 2000

    Pigs! Pigs! Pigs! They're Porkin It up!

    And 26 other observations about the Orange County Fair