Newark (New Jersey)

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2014

    Irvine and Santa Ana Make Competing Lists of Best Places in America for Military Veterans

    Three is a charm for Irvine and Santa Ana, as Irvine has been named the third best city in the country for military veterans and Santa Ana has been deemed the third best U.S. city for mid-career veterans, according to separate surveys. Just in time for Veterans Day, the financial site ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    Irvine is Best-Run U.S. City: USA Today

    Irvine is the best run city in the country, according to USA Today. Meanwhile, my hometown, San Bernardino, is ranked the worst-run city. I think I'm more surprised by Irvine's placement on the list than Smog Berdoo's.

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Anaheim is the 9th Unfriendliest City in the U.S., Say Conde Naste Traveler Readers

    Of all the cities in all the land, Anaheim has been ranked the ninth unfriendliest by Conde Naste Traveler readers. The fatal shooting of unarmed citizens by Anaheim cops is not mentioned in the accompanying write-up; filing this under "Anaheim Police Shooting Desmadre" was just convenient because t ... More >>

  • Film

    June 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Reactions To The Deaths Of Adam Yauch And Whitney Houston Show Us Who We Are As a Society

    See also: *We Remember Adam Yauch, MCA of Beastie Boys, Dead at 47 *Pennywise's Tribute to the Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch Is Punk as Fuck Whenever a musician dies, it seems like casual fans come out of the woodwork to celebrate the fallen star's life. In February, you couldn't walk 14 steps or go tw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Ten Great Hot Dogs In Orange County

    ​In New York and its suburbs, where I grew up, there is only one way to eat a hot dog: in a potato roll with brown mustard, sauerkraut, and the option of onions in a sweet red sauce akin to ketchup.Sure, there were heretics who added ketchup, relish, and raw chopped onions, and the occasional spla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Top 10 Accused Perverts of 2010

    ​Gropers. Kiddie rapers. Sex blackmailers. Public masturbators. Kiddie porn possessors. And a dude who wanted women to fuck his dog.Yep, Orange County's got some winners all right.What follows is a list of the top 10 accused perverts of 2010. Keep in mind that these folks are innocent until proven ... More >>

  • News

    July 15, 2010

    Ronnie's Kids

    Today, 'amnesty' is a dirty word. So what happened to the immigrants given a fresh start by Reagan in 1986?

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Avi Buffalo to Join My Morning Jacket on Tour

    Andrew YoussefAvi Buffalo performing at an in-store at Fingerprints on 4/27. ​Between signing to Sub Pop, and, more recently, being picked by Wilco to play their first festival ever, Long Beach's Avi Buffalo has had a really, really, really great year. And it just got better.One of our favorite ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    James Dalton Bratcher, Accused of Groping Breasts on OC-Bound Plane

    ​James Dalton Bratcher of New Jersey was charged Tuesday with groping the breasts of sleeping female passengers on a night flight from Newark to Orange County.Bratcher allegedly wandered the aisles of the Continental plane Friday and molested two fellow passengers as they slept in their seats, acc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2006

    Happy Motoring

    USA Today, the newspaper designed for people who'd rather be watching television, brings us news of a new survey ranking the two hundred largest American cities in terms of driving safety. Compiled by Allstate Insurance, the survey measures the average rate at which drivers in a city are involved in ... More >>