As Captain Willard in Apocalypse Now, Martin Sheen was ordered to "terminate with extreme prejudice" an Army Special Forces colonel who'd gone over the deep end in Vietnam. As Martin Sheen, the actor-activist is scheduled to execute with extreme prejudice a live theatrical reading in Anaheim Thursda ... More >>
Some critics have declared that Death By China is fueled by warmongering, anti-Chinese sentiment and others call the film/book another important wake up call to a looming disaster.You can make up your own mind Friday night in Anaheim when there will be a special showing of the controversial, 79-minu ... More >>
A new theater entity opens Friday in Long Beach and rarely has a producing organization exploded from the box with a more emotionally charged subject or with such a familiar cast. The entity is the Public Theatre of Long Beach. The play is 8, which dramatizes the courtroom battle that resulted in ... More >>
The spider becomes a man and a joy
Celebrities and reporters gathered Sunday night at the Millennium Biltmore's Crystal Ballroom in downtown Los Angeles for the 54th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards and OC Weekly staffers grabbed seven honors.Three of the Weekly's awards were for first place: Michelle Woo for Best Persona ... More >>
If everyone's seeing Lorene Scafaria's film, you might want to be left behind
UPDATE, JUNE 29, 2:55 P.M.: The last line in Gov. Jerry Brown's letter addressed to state senators reads: "I am returning Senate Bill 104 without my signature."In the veto letter, Brown cites his past experience with farm labor legislation. He reminds the readers that in 1975 the nation's fi ... More >>
Alas, he can ignore it no more. Gov. Jerry Brown has to either sign or veto SB 104 by 11:59 p.m. tomorrow. The bill, which was introduced by Sen. Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento), would get rid of secret-ballot elections and implement a card-check method for farm workers deciding whethe ... More >>
This Saturday, Dec. 11, Spike will be hosting its 2010 installment of their Video Game Awards. The annual awards show provides a wonderful opportunity for individuals working in the video game development industry to receive recognition for all of their hard work. It's also a interesting chance t ... More >>
Video game developers today are always trying to push the limits of graphical fidelity. Whether it's to create realistic environments or design life-like characters, ridiculously huge budgets are used in order to constantly push video game graphics to new heights. In fact, real people are often used ... More >>
Dave Barton Thousands rallied on 5/30 in Fresno for Meet in the Middle 4 Marriage Equality event, which included a 14-mile march. Protest organizers chose the city of Fresno--instead of marching to the capitol or in so-called "gay ghettos"--because they city had voted 65%-70% for the passing of Pro ... More >>
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In this star-studded piece of hero porn, Emilio Estevez blames the ills of the world on RFKs murder, but what about the man?
With Taco Bell boycott over, activists plan for next fast-food battle
The presidents re-election campaign kicks off with a shameless 9-11 docudrama
Onscreen dissent is on campus
Stalled by anti-gay marriage laws, performance artist Tim Miller heads for the U.K.
Killing time in the Badlands
Traveling through the new Vietnam
The Paris of South Orange County
Apocalypse Now Redux
And its one, two, threewhat are we dining for?
The fifth annual Calleys
We help Nixon apologists explain away the president's apparent narrow-mindedness