Orange County has been really good to us cinephiles lately. Apart from the Vietnamese International Film Festival, the ongoing Newport Beach Film Festival, and the Cinema Orange series at OCMA, we now rejoice as UC Irvine hold its 14th annual Latin American Film Festival this week.
It's a modest fe ... More >>
As he paced the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. last night, Dana Rohrabacher must have felt knots in his robust belly beneath the soiled tie, incessantly wrung his hands and sweated profusely inside his ill-fitting, polyester-inspired suit.Rohrabacher, who is accustomed to barking ... More >>
Rohrabacher: He wears a pearl necklace.Ten hours after New Year's Eve, the 110-proof booze must have still have been flowing at the Costa Mesa rental abode of Dana Rohrabacher, Orange County's senior career politician.On Sunday at about 11 a.m., Rohrabacher wrote a Twitter post that shamelessly s ... More >>
Rubio: Look at the flag, not what I lie about.Two congressional Democrats including Loretta Sanchez tag teamed Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio on MSNBC this afternoon for his fraudulent attempt to hail himself as a victim of Fidel Castro's dictatorial Cuban regime."We don't need someone wh ... More >>
BirthbrainEver since Barack Obama produced his really-real-for-realsies birth certificate--punctuated by that actually quite funny turn at the White House Correspondents' Dinner--the birther movement has lacked focus. Laguna Niguel dentist/attorney/weekly purchaser of entire Costco pallets of mas ... More >>
As Republicans in Congress and Democrats in the White House argue over whose role in the debt-ceiling crisis led Standard & Poor's for the first time ever to downgrade U.S debt from an AAA to AA rating, evidence mounts that the cause for this possible push into a double-dip recession was bor ... More >>
Mr. David EllisWith that pesky controversial sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds out of the way (or so we hope), it seems the time for bridge building. Relationship mending. Or pointing out any inaccuracies in any accusations that may have been fired off since the land was put on the auction bl ... More >>
Courtesy of the California Department of CorrectionsSirhan Sirhan's latest prison photoSirhan Sirhan is scheduled to go before a California parole board for a 13th time Wednesday, bringing to my mind two memories.The most recent involves Shane O'Sullivan's documentary RFK Must Die, which I caugh ... More >>
South of the
Border, Oliver Stone's documentary about the leftist revolution in
several South American countries, wasn't exactly embraced by critics
when it hit theaters in June.
Weekly summed it up as "rose-colored agitprop."
OMG OMG What does it all mean? Exploring the wonders of his Twitter/Twitpic account, 50 Cent today Photoshopped himself in photos of nefarious world villains, with only these explanations as captions: "Twitter will never be the same Don't miss it" or "
50 will not let up 12pm tomorrow Total mayhe ... More >>
Unsurprisingly, the area around Angels Stadium in Anaheim was a slow, baking crawl before the baseball All-Star Game, airing rightnow on television. Unsurprisingly, the Aztlanistas came out in full force--about 125--to bring awareness to their campaign to move next year's All-Star Game from Phoen ... More >>
Nothing more can be said about the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim's dominating 11-0 shutout of the Texas Rangers last night to win the American League West crown. The offense, defense and especially Ervin Santana's pitching were of a caliber one would expect from a World Series-bound team. So, l ... More >>