• Culture

    March 6, 2014

    Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Is the Lion In Exile

    The UC Irvine professor sees his 1976 play, The Trial of Dedan Kimathi, produced on campus

  • Film

    August 23, 2012

    The Five Most Hilarious Lowlights of '2016: Obama's America'

    Distilling Dinesh D'Souza's anti-anticolonialist jeremiads

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2012

    Apartment in Athens, Nazi Drama from Italy, is Big Winner of Newport Beach Film Fest Awards

    Wait, there's more: And the Other Newport Beach Film Festival Awards Go To . . .Apartment in Athens was the big winner of jury awards at the 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival, which officials say was attended by about 52,000 patrons between April 27-May 3, about the same as last year. Weekly picks H2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Airline Treats Kenyan UC Irvine Professor, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Like A 'Terrorist Menace'

    Ngugi wa Thiong'o‚ÄčNgugi wa Thiong'o is a celebrated Kenyan author and distinguished professor at UC Irvine. He's 72 years old and married. He's not a terrorist. And yet, for an unexplained reason, he and a group of fellow Kenyans were treated as such upon a detoured flight to Lyon, France.El ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Distinguished UC Irvine Professor Treated Like a Terrorist by French

    Ngugi wa Thiong'o and wife, stranded‚ÄčAfter attending a Nairobi literary festival, UC Irvine professor and author Ngugi wa Thiong'o and his wife needed to catch a Virgin Atlantic flight to London in route to LAX, but a snow storm in England forced the flight to land in Lyon, France.The airline arra ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Virunga Roots

    Samba Mapangala

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2006

    Roughed Up on the Waterfront

    Never in a million years would we have thought that our August cover boy and esteemed UC Irvine professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o would suffer indignities and racial profiling in that ethnic melting pot San Francisco, but our pal Rick Reiff—the EE at Orange County Business Journal and host of his ow ... More >>

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    The Homecoming

    One terrifying night in Nairobi, UCI professor Ngugi wa Thiongo proved that changing the world means you might have to scream

  • Film

    August 25, 2005

    TB and Sympathy

    The Constant Gardener journeys into sub-Saharan Africas heart of darkness

  • Film

    August 25, 2005

    The Good Seed

    Suddenly ubiquitous Ralph Fiennes masters the art of diplomacy

  • Features

    October 4, 2001

    Dr. Frankenbacher

    Huntington Beach Congressman Dana Rohrabacher helped arm the terrorists accused of attacking New York and Washington, D.C. Now hes got a new plan to save the world