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Nick Schou

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    OC Weekly Slaughters at 2014 OC Press Club Awards, Gives Reg Writers the Vapors

    You know your publication is doing right when you become the talk of the local press club awards ceremony not just for all the awards you won, but also all the awards you didn't win--and also for the people in your paper who couldn't be in attendance, and for getting the keynote speaker to fuck up h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Theofanis Mavromatis, Fallen Newport-to-Ensenada Captain, Done in by Device: Suit

    Remember when the Orange County Register wondered if a stoned seaman caused the August 2012 wreck of the Aegean, a Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race entrant that crashed off the Coronado Islands, killing four men? Well, family members of the skipper, who was not on the pot, are suing the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    OC Weekly Wins Eight Journalism Awards

    At this weekend's 55th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards in downtown Los Angeles, OC Weekly--while in competition with the likes of the Associated Press and Los Angeles Times--won eight awards*** in a range of categories including news, entertainment, business and sports reporting as well ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Book by Weekly Managing Editor Nick Schou About Late Reporter Gary Webb Being Turned into Movie!

    In 2006, Weekly managing editor Nick Schou published Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack-Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb, a gripping, well-told tale about the reporter who more than anyone unveiled how the CIA played all sorts of dirty tricks during the 1980s drug war in South ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    [UPDATED with 300 Groups Demand Closure:] Theo Lacy Facility Outed as Among the Worst Immigration Detention Centers in the U.S.

    See the Update No. 2 at the end of this post on 300 groups calling on the president to close troubled immigrant holding facilities, including Theo Lacy's.See Update No. 1 on the ACLU of Southern California citing the Detention Watch Network report in calling for the closure of Orange County's immigr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Meet the Three 2012 Election Candidates Who'll Hate OC Weekly Forever Because We Helped to Defeat Their Asses

    The nicest thing anyone ever wrote about your favorite infernal rag's news team was former Weekly writer Steve Lowery--oh, Lowery, how we miss you! Anyhoo, the occasion was the 2004 resignation of Huntington Beach Mayor Pam Houchen, after Nick Schou exposed her on a real-estate scheme that would lan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Death's Door Gin, Our Drink of the Week!

    Have I ever written about my best friend, Art? Actually, we have: he was one of the guys I name-checked in my infamous story about how porn kept my friends and us off the mean streets of Anacrime, and managing editor Nick Schou once profiled him when Art was seriously considering working in Colombia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    OC Weekly Nabs Seven Awards at LA Press Club Affair Honoring Woodward and Bernstein

    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 >>

  • Columns

    February 10, 2012
  • Food

    February 2, 2012

    Chow, Bella, at Ciao! Deli and Pizzeria

    [Hole In the Wall] The Costa Mesa dive perfects Italian-American classics

  • Columns

    November 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 23, 2011

    OC Weekly Makes Some Noise at the AAN Awards in New Orleans

    ​On the heels of OC Weekly's dominant performance at the OC Press Club Awards, your favorite alt-weekly also made a strong showing on the national level, earning two second-place awards and a third-place nod from the Association of Alternative Newsweekly's 2011 AltWeekly Awards.

  • Columns

    October 28, 2010
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    August 26, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Radio Star Nick Schou on KPFK-FM 90.7 TODAY at 3pm, Booksigning THIS SATURDAY in Laguna!

    ​My Weekly colleague and lunch buddy Nick Schou has been on quite the tear recently for his latest book, Orange Sunshine: The Brotherhood of Eternal Love and Its Quest to Spread Peace, Love, and Acid to the World, which deals with Laguna Beach's Hippie Mafia of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Grea ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 18, 2010
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    July 30, 2009
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    June 25, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008
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    February 5, 2008

    A conversation with Paul Lucas

    IBEW hall, nine-ish... Would-be Garden Grove City Council member Paul Lucas notices my "Vote for LYT" shirt... "What the hell's LYT?" "My initials" "Oh, are you Luke something something of the OC Weekly?" "That's me" "You're not what I pictured." "Dare I ask...?" "I thought you'd look like Nick Sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2007

    Saturday's Headlines & Surprises: Pampering Predators

    To Catch--and Pamper!--a Predator: Where the hell is Chris Hansen with Dateline NBC? Why do I ask? Well, in Orange County, authority figures--particularly cops--nabbed for outrageous sexual conduct either get re-elected, promoted or pampered. The latest example is Jason David Rosewarne. The marri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    Friday's Headlines & Surprises

    No, really? You can finally relax. The Coastline Pilot decided it was time to voice its opposition to alcohol consumption by teenagers. “Drinks, teens shouldn't mix,” the Los Angeles Times-owned community paper serving Laguna Beach declared today. And just in case readers didn't comprehend the s ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 2, 2007

    Letters

    ‘We are launching a ‘Free Chokr’ campaign. T-shirts are being printed as we speak. Ballcaps will bear the insignia EHW (Evil Horny Women).’

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2007

    Tuesday's Morning News

    Suspiciously similar: The Times runs a page-one feature on the death of handcrafted surfboards in Orange County. This story seems familiar. Hmm, could we be thinking of Nick Schou's October 2005 story on the death of handcraft surfboards in Orange County? Students on strike: Folks from UC Irvine and ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 14, 2007

    Letters

    'I hold an ASS'

  • Columns

    April 26, 2007

    Letters

    'And when I say "you," I am referring to white America. I purposely left that "white" uncapitalized'

  • Columns

    April 12, 2007

    Letters

    'This article is CRAP. This interview never happened, and falsifying information in that way is wrong for so many reasons. Mickey Mouse is a household name. Its like slandering Jesus; you just dont do it'

  • Columns

    March 8, 2007

    Letters

    'Next time before you try and make a witty pointGod forbid for all of our sakes you never try againmake sure to at least have some sort of idea about life.'

  • Columns

    January 11, 2007

    Letters

    'Genius? That wouldnt be for me to decide. Reaching thousands of people from a dark little garage in Costa Mesa, that certainly takes talent.'

  • Culture

    November 9, 2006

    Finding a Scapegoat

    Nick Schou's Kill the Messenger

  • Columns

    November 9, 2006

    Letters

    'Moxleys use of "wheelchair-bound" and one "confined" to a wheelchair has been recognized as journalistically incorrect in the Associated Press stylebook for over a decade now. Why go out of the way to be politically inco

  • Columns

    March 9, 2006

    Letters

    'I Want a Refund on My Free Subscription'

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2006

    Protecting California from Grannies

    State Senator Joe Dunn's (D-Garden Grove) investigation into the California National Guard's spying on political activists was featured on the KGO evening news yesterday. Whether the story on San Francisco's ABC affiliate will help raise the profile of the investigation remains to be seen, but this ... More >>

  • Contents

    December 1, 2005
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    September 15, 2005
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    April 28, 2005

    Letters

    "Anyone with a brain knows the cop who shot the dog playing fetch in Drake Park isnt right in the head."

  • Columns

    January 20, 2005
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    September 30, 2004
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    September 23, 2004
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    May 6, 2004
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    March 11, 2004
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    May 29, 2003
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    December 26, 2002
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    November 21, 2002
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    May 30, 2002
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    November 8, 2001
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    June 21, 2001
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    July 20, 2000
  • Supplement

    June 29, 2000
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    March 25, 1999
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