Rick Perlstein

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2012

    Media Mail: Printed Literary Matters. No, I Mean it Matters!

    The ostensible purpose of this cheerful weekly blog post is evangelizing on behalf of Orange County reading, writing, literary culture, according to The Bibliofella. Sometimes your humble (not) blogger's reach is pretty wide, solipsistic, a stretch but then again writing about my two favorite subjec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Comic: Leno's "Tonight Show" Rise Mirrors Nixon's Political Rise

    ​By the time you read this, the ink may already be dry on a $30 million to $40 million settlement that would allow Conan O'Brien to leave NBC so Jay Leno can reclaim The Tonight Show.Meanwhile, one of the many comedians backing CoCo has compared Leno's late-night TV ascension to the political maki ... More >>

  • News

    March 1, 2007


    Orange County authors try to bring unity to people of different religious faiths. For this they will face the wrath of believers. Again.

  • Columns

    July 29, 2004
  • Columns

    January 1, 2004


    The Year in Your Hateful Letters

  • Columns

    September 4, 2003
  • Culture

    August 2, 2001

    Weve Been Nuts for Decades

    The Far Right was born in OC, which ought to scare the hell out of you