John Locke

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Dream Team Assembled at UCI Law School Squeezes Boring Right Out of 2010-11 U.S. Supreme Court Term

    ​For the UC Irvine School of Law's first-ever Supreme Court Review Wednesday, the assembled panel was saddled with a reportedly "boring" 2010-2011 term. Fortunately, the legal all-stars who enlightened about 170 lunching students, lawyers and professors on campus (and an equal number watching the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    What Does the TV Show Lost Have Against Foothill High?

    I've only visited Foothill High in SanTana (but shush, don't say what city it's located in!) once, and I can't even remember the occasion. But I'm thinking of them right now, after another night of one of my favorite current television shows, Lost. One of its main protagonists, John Locke, grew up i ... More >>

  • Features

    August 9, 2007

    2007: a Comic-Con Odyssey

    Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love sleep deprivation, huge crowds and wonderful toys

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2007

    Comic-Con 2007: The Beginning

    This is the real ghost train. San Diego, Wednesday night, downtown, after dark. All that's here is a smattering of oases of light, from cheap drug stores to greasy spoons offering a "really big Taco Plate" for $3.50. The streets, for now, are mostly empty, and those riding the trolley around you ar ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 17, 2005

    A Mob of One

    This is about Social Security and . . . Wait! Come back!!

  • Columns

    June 24, 2004

    The Unsuccessful Slut

    Of ladies of leisure, the gay bartender and Xs John Doe!

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    The Pissed Pianist

    Brad Mehldau is no Bill Evans