Robert Scheer

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    Orange County Progressive Summit This Weekend!

    The OC Progressive Summit returns this weekend under the community organizing motto of 'Engage, Empower and Expand!' The Delhi Center in SanTana will play host to the lair of lefties gathering Saturday for an all-day program of speakers and workshops aimed at building a movement for change. Chris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2013

    You are Here: Orange County in the House at the LA Times Festival of Books

    I especially like the title of a 12:30 panel at next weekend's two-day  annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books for its helpful reminder and either existential celebration or complaint. "You are Here:  Perspectives on Life in Southern California," featuring Times columnists suggests tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2012

    Ron Carlson Writes a Poem: This is What Irony Looks Like

    I resist the marketing part of art, which is probably what the term Sci-Fi is, along with chick lit and the rest of it. Resistance is good, but I figure if the late Ray Bradbury wanted to call his work Fantasy, so what? You gotta call it something. Of course, his work might also be considered allego ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2012

    Best of the LA Times Book Fest: New California and Old, and Bruce, too!

    Mr. Bib caught up with friends, and met new ones, at last weekend's Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC. I'd like nothing better than to do that every weekend. Imagine: a world where the value of literacy, poetry, science, the arts, civic participation is assume, despite or in opposition to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Ron Paul Supporters Invade LA Times Festival of Books, Make Asses of Themselves

    Just like their candidate, Ron Paul supporters don't seem to know the meaning of the words "sit down."It took an auditorium full of annoyed bookish types to start yelling this command during the Q&A session of the Narrating Disaster panel at this past weekend's Los Angeles Times Festival of Book ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2012

    OC Bookly at the LA Times Festival of Books

    I've attended nearly all of the previous 16 years of the annual Los Angeles Times books festivals, this one again on the campus of USC. There was that one year I missed, when the bibliochild was born and some friends, fellow writers and Santa Monica Review volunteers staffed the SMR booth, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    OC Weekly Receives 8 SoCal Journalism Awards Nominations

    The OC Weekly--as in ORANGE COUNTY Weekly--plot for Los Angeles media market domination has been slow to achieve but persistent, as evidenced by the impressive showing Weeklings make on the Los Angeles Press Club's list of finalists for the 51st annual SoCal Journalism Awards.Winners will be announc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008

    Scheer Dick

    The rumbling you hear from the direction of Yorba Linda is not the sound from Jason Bay's home run last night finally hitting the turf. It's from Richard M. Nixon spinning in his grave! The HOR-ROR!!! This is because the grounds of the beloved presidential library and birthplace that surround his ... More >>

  • News

    December 7, 2000

    The NY Times Deep Throat

    How Chris Cox misused his committee to destroy Wen Ho Lee

  • Columns

    February 3, 2000

    Good Times

    Remembering the days when gay clubs were cool with everybody!

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Ed Royce Is Your Friend!

    But he likes bankers, too