• Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Now Showing: New Menu Selections From TAPS

    Proprietor-founder Joe Manzella of TAPS Fish House & Brewery sat down for a meal as executive chef Manny Gonzalez, Tom Hope, director of culinary, and brewmaster Victor Novak took turns offering our luncheon the backstory on some seasonal specials.Chef Manny reincarnates a fashion plate of veget ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2012

    Bruce Gleason Wants Your God to Noexist

    Forget Christianity, Judaism, Islam and the rest. It's all about us, says Orange County's most famous atheist

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Thomas Jefferson Atheist Billboard Debacle Applauded by Humanists

    ​Talk about turning lemons into hard lemonade, humanists are expressing "enthusiasm" over a Costa Mesa billboard featuring an atheist-friendly quote by Thomas Jefferson being taken down shortly after it went up because the third U.S. president apparently never uttered or wrote the message.Why appl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    [UPDATED with a Jeffersonian Misquote:] Jefferson's Atheist Message is Movin' on Up

    ​UPDATE, OCT. 26, 2:20 P.M.: The Jefferson Library Collection at Monticello, which is the world's leading authority on things written and said by Thomas Jefferson, is disavowing the quote the Orange County atheist group Backyard Skeptics attributes to the third U.S. president on a billboard unveil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2008

    My Bloody Valentine to Tour N. America (Fingers Crossed)

    It's the musical equivalent of J.D. Salinger emerging from seclusion. A mere 16 years since their last visit to this continent, shoegazer-rock masters of the omniverse My Bloody Valentine return to feed us with their bliss. Among the eight dates [see below; ht- Pitchfork], there'll be two at the San ... More >>