Christina Pazsitzky is pure comedy: honesty and a lot of outspokenness. She's been on Chelsea Lately, has a hysterical podcast along with her husband Tom Segura, headlines comedy clubs nationwide, has a new comedy CD, and is on the upcoming Showtime special filmed in Amsterdam, Red Light C ... More >>
Hero of villain?The death by roadside bomb of Santa Ana native and Army Ranger Kristoffer B. Domeij has drawn two very different reactions. Controversial conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart's Big Peace site wonders if Domeij's death proves the U.S. military is spread too thin as he was on ... More >>
In his new book, the Weekly's Nick Schou tells the tale of the Brotherhood of Eternal Love, OC's notorious 'Hippie Mafia'
Nick Schou sits one cubicle away from mine at OC Weekly. And yet, I interviewed him about his new book, Orange Sunshine: The Brotherhood of Eternal Love and Its Quest to Spread Peace, Love, and Acid to the World, from my home while he was on the road to his home in Long Beach. Complicating matter ... More >>
Check out this amusing footage of Afghan soldiers--who appear to be fighting alongside British advisors--smoking the Buddha during their lunchtime break. After hearing about the latest idea from Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Taliban), you might think he was next in the hookah line.
Brenice Lee Smith and Friends circa 1972Orange County Sheriff's Department inmate number 2537327, better known as Brenice "Brennie" Lee Smith--or Dorje to his family and fellow Buddhist devotees--has been behind bars for almost two months now thanks to a pair of nearly 40-year-old hash smuggling ... More >>
The Ledger-Enquirer of Columbus, Georgia, reports today that Orly Taitz, the Orange County attorney who reigns as queen bee to the Obama "birther" movement, is representing a "conscientious objector" who refuses to deploy to Iraq*, not because he's a pacifist or because George Bush authorized the in ... More >>
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