I swear this heat is messing with my sleep, so that when I woke at four the other morning it was as if the accumulated bodily discomfort of the previous day's scorching here in Modjeska Canyon had stuck around, morphing into some kind of itchy psycho-emotional discontent, a near-existential nervous ... More >>
If Richard Nixon had not gone to that great pen of paranoia in the sky already, he would be at his library and birthplace in Yorba Linda more than just in spirit today to celebrate his 99th birthday.Hugh Hewitt, who originally came out west to help get the presidential library off the ground, wil ... More >>
The Diocese of Orange has done many stupid things over the years under the reign of Bishop Tod D. Brown--let's see...there was the half-million-dollar Covenant with the Faithful, the new mansion bought while closing down schools in Latino-heavy parishes, the construction of a new cathedral up the ... More >>
We previously blogged about the Well Bikini Bar and Grill avoiding having its state liquor license pulled by Alcohol and Beverage Control (ABC) over the multiple shots and beers served to the drunken driver who went on to kill Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others.However, we didn't mention ... More >>
Though Sunday at Devil Dirt, the second collaboration between Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan, has been out overseas for months, it's just seeing a US release today. We've got a review in this week's Weekly, but here it is a few days early. Magical!
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan
Sunday at Devil D ... More >>
Congressman Dana Rohrabacher had his ass handed to him yesterday in not one but two debates with opponent Jim Brandt. At least, I think he did. It's kinda hard to find out. Why is that?
It's because the only mention of Rohrabacher in the past day's press is as Tan Nguyen's former opponent. Damn it. ... More >>
Kevin Naff raises an interesting observation in his New York Blade editorial "Gay Republicans in the Hot Seat":
WITH THE MAINSTREAM media engaged in wall-to-wall Mark Foley scandal coverage for a solid week, attention turned awkwardly (and predictably) to the subject of gay Republicans.
Who are the ... More >>