Obvious, if totally justified, comparisons to Catch-22 abound in reviews of Ben Fountain's new and completely satisfying novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. Sure, it's funny, surreal, rich in the gallows humor of the absurdity that is war and, to be clear, this war in particular. But to Mr. Bib's ... More >>
Kirby Dick's documentary reveals a military that is 'target rich' for sexual predators
Hero of villain?The death by roadside bomb of Santa Ana native and Army Ranger Kristoffer B. Domeij has drawn two very different reactions. Controversial conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart's Big Peace site wonders if Domeij's death proves the U.S. military is spread too thin as he was on ... More >>
[Summer Guide] Flicks to help you enjoy the great indoors
Kimberly ValenzuelaToday we continue on with our profile of the two co-executive chefs at Antonello Ristorante at South Coast Plaza. Missed the first part? Click here. Otherwise...
A bad year for Bush is bad for all of us
My own private Fallujah at the Swallows Inn
I want to get off