• Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Is Dr. Dre's Son's 'DNA' Album Destined to Become 'The Chronic' 2.0?

    The latest contribution of the Dr. Dre's lineage to West Coast hip-hop continues to write itself in lily-white Lake Forest. We know, it'll take people a while to get used to hearing that. Maybe you never will. But to feel that way is to deny the indo-smoking inventiveness laced inside the beats that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Little Arabia Facebook Status Update of the Day On the Middle East Protests

    ​"Like Akram Lotfy from Alexandria, Egypt, wrote on his Facebook wall before the shutdown, 'A government that is afraid of Facebook and Twitter should govern a city in Farmville.'"--Posted by Roqaya Ashmawey, one of the many young Arab-American activists looking to rename Anaheim's stretch of Broo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2007

    Monday's Headlines. No Surprises.

    Multimedia presentation of the weekend: If you haven't already seen it, check out the LA Times' Marlboro Marine multimedia extravaganza. It's a pretty amazing blend of video, audio and Times photographer Luis Sinco's thoughtful stills. Sinco, apparently also a pretty good writer, pens two accompanyi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2007

    Fallujah Strikes Again!

    One of the most gruesome episodes in the U.S. war on Iraq began calmly enough as two SUVs with darkened windows negotiated the dense traffic of downtown Fallujah. It was the morning of March 31, 2004, and the vehicles—each containing two American civilians guarding kitchen supplies for the U.S. mi ... More >>

  • Film

    April 12, 2007

    Welcome to the Grindhouse

    Newport Beach Film Festival is our very own cinematic grab bag

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    New Reviews

    Blood and Chocolate; Catch and Release; Epic Movie; Funny Money; G.I. Jesus; Salaam-e-Ishq; Seraphim Falls

  • Film

    December 21, 2006

    Don't Believe the Hype

    Despite a nonexistent marketing campaign, Cuarons latest is not to be missed

  • Columns

    December 14, 2006


    'Theres a joke in Puerto Rico that says the only reason Hitler ordered that the Jews be killed is because he didnt know Cubans existed'

  • News

    July 13, 2006

    Only Pawns in Their Game

    Orange County lawyer seeks justice for families of slain U.S. security contractors in Iraq

  • Columns

    June 8, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    May 30 - June 6

  • Web

    June 8, 2006

    Remote Hog

    The Sopranos

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    Baghdad Diaries

    One womans two-year adventure in Iraqs Green Zone

  • Columns

    March 16, 2006

    For What, George?

    Among the more than 2,300 Americans killed in Iraq, we want to recall our friends and neighbors. We honor their memory best by doing what we can to bring U.S. troops home.

  • Features

    March 16, 2006

    Sister in Combat

    Unlike Bush, starlet Mamie Van Doren went to Vietnam

  • Columns

    March 2, 2006

    !Ask a Mexican!

    'Fair Skin, Blond Hair and Blue Eyes Beat the Shit Out of Mexican Putas Any Day.'

  • News

    October 13, 2005

    Grant vs. Bush

    A historic competition

  • Columns

    October 6, 2005

    A Few Good Men

    My own private Fallujah at the Swallows Inn

  • News

    June 2, 2005

    True Tales from Mortar-itaville

    Greg Weiss spent a year in Iraq fighting Ecstasy smugglers, truck thieves and shepherd shootersand avoiding mortars. Lots of mortars

  • News

    May 26, 2005

    Memorial Day 2005

    We remember everything

  • News

    March 31, 2005

    Happiness Is a Warm Paintball Gun

    National Professional Paintball Leaguers take aim at the future

  • Columns

    January 27, 2005

    Silly Slappy!

    Bribe Us for Kicks!

  • Film

    January 13, 2005

    The Realm of the Unreal

    Snazzy but derivative, Appleseed is a ghost of its anime predecessors

  • News

    November 11, 2004

    The Rocco Horror Picture Show

    The world wants to know: Who is Oranges newest school trustee?

  • Features

    October 21, 2004
  • Culture

    October 7, 2004

    Homage to Babylonia

    Fall of Baghdad offers Orwellian view of Operation Iraqi Freedom

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    No Child Left Behind the Front Line

    Start of classes speeds recruitment drive at Orange County schools

  • Culture

    May 6, 2004

    Raw Power

    OC agency moves moving photo

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    Cash for Chaos

    Mark Levines spring break in Falluja

  • Columns

    April 8, 2004

    Diary of a Mad County

    Diary of a Mad County

  • Features

    November 20, 2003

    Where Have All the Blowhards Gone?

    An Iraq invasion retrospective!

  • News

    July 3, 2003

    Peace in Iraq

    Death in the military