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Rush Limbaugh

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Kobe Bryant's Muse Coming in the Fall from Showtime and Deepak Chopra's Son

    Kobe Bryant didn't exactly win a great reception after opening up to The New Yorker recently (click on the link after the jump), so it may be deja vu all over again when he exposes his on- and off-court life on camera to a documentarian. But Showtime announced Thursday that is indeed what the Newpo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Kobe Bryant More Rush Limbaugh Than MLK?

    An ESPN columnist asserts that Kobe Bryant's charmed life--having a father who was an NBA player, growing up in Italy, going to a public high school in the Philadelphia suburbs, entering the "pampered" NBA himself and, yes, residing now in Orange County--makes him come off more like Rush Limbaugh th ... More >>

  • Film

    July 25, 2013
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    December 23, 2012

    Happiness is a Warm Book About Guns: Intellectual Self-Defense

    I began writing this on Friday, hours after NRA loon-in-chief Wayne LaPierre offered his predictably over-the-top defense of gun nuts, pimps and apologists for the weapons industry. Hard to imagine the cognitive dissonance required of somebody who can stick to his, yes, guns in the face of ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2012

    The Real Todd Spitzer Stands Up

    [Moxley Confidential] Orange County's potential next district attorney makes a surprising confession in his eternal war against DA Tony Rackauckas and GOP power couple Susan and Mike Schroeder

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Five "Hate Radio" Lines from KFI AM 640 Hosts

    ​Thursday, the National Hispanic Media Coalition released a report titled, "American Hate Radio: How a Powerful Outlet for Democratic Discourse Has Deteriorated into Hate, Racism and Extremism." Included are complaints listeners filed with the FCC and, sure enough, LA-based and OC-heard KFI AM 6 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Richest Orange County Congressman of Them All?

    ​U.S. Rep. Gary G. Miller (R-Brea), is the eighth wealthiest Member of Congress, the 18th wealthiest when combining members of both houses and Orange County's richest congressman by far, according to numbers recently crunched by the Center for Responsive Politics. The nonprofit and nonpartisan cen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Jeffrey Ray Nielsen: Ex-Rohrabacher Aide Can't Stay Clean Even After Prison

    Nielsen during his 2010 arrest​There was a time in Orange County when Jeffrey Ray Nielsen, the son of a Fountain Valley Republican mayor, seemed destined for a lofty perch. Nielsen got into USC Law School based, in part, on the personal recommendation of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, the man who'd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Five Songs for Schwarzenegger Fans to Console Themselves With

    20 years ago this summer, Pee Wee Herman got busted for indecent exposure in Florida and almost immediately and brilliantly bounced back with a surprise cameo appearance opening the MTV Music Awards a couple of weeks later with the only possible response:Based on everything that's turned up in the n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    [UPDATE: OC Democrats Blast Pauly] Video Captures Protesters, Politicians Berating Muslims at Yorba Linda Charity Function

    ​UPDATE, MARCH 25, 4:40 P.M.: The Democratic Party of Orange County has weighed in on Villa Park City Councilwoman's Deborah Pauly's harsh remarks at an anti-Muslim rally in Yorba Linda last month. (Welcome to the party, folks!)As you might expect from a party philosophically opposite of a teabagg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Rick Warren Saddlebacks George W. Bush

    Courtesy of Saddleback Church​As released WikiLeaks proved George W. Bush lied, told half-truths and lived in a world far from reality--at least as chronicled in his recently released memoir, Decision Points--the former president was receiving a reportedly "rousing reception" at Sad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Massive Attack and Thievery Corporation at Gibson Amphitheatre Last Night

    ​Danielle Bacher/ OC Weekly​Massive Attack and Thievery CorporationNovember 7, 2010Gibson AmphitheatreBristol, UK trip-hop stalwarts Massive Attack joined D.C.-based dub/electronic collective Thievery Corporation for an evening of downbeat musical exploration. The gig capped off the LA ... More >>

  • Film

    September 30, 2010

    Who Needs Friends?

    David Fincher commented on Mark Zuckerberg's status with 'The Social Network'

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Orly Taitz Wants to Sue for Gen. McChrystal, Testify Against Elena Kagan

    Christopher Victorio / OC Weekly​On the heels of her failed bid to become the Republican nominee for Secretary of State, Orange County's top birther and not-top dentist Orly Taitz has kept up her fervent blogging. The theme of late seems to be Taitz wondering aloud about which soon- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Lady Gaga Bio Comic: Low On Gaga, Big On Bill

    ​Bluewater Comics has made a name for itself in non-comics circles thanks to its line of biographical books featuring such luminaries as Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, Nancy Pelosi and Stephenie Meyer. Last week, the publisher released the Fame: Lady Gaga bio comic, and with it, Bluewater d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Forecast Scares Up Record-Breaking Halloween Sales

    ​Shitty economy? Schmitty schmeconomy. Halloween sales are forecast to reach a record-breaking $6 billion in 2009, up 4.2 percent from the $5.77 billion retailers generated last year.

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Wiley Drake Gets the Keith Olbermann Stamp of Disapproval

    Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Pastor Wiley Drake of First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park has been previously recognized for interfaith gestures, helping the less fortunate and sheltering the homeless on church property despite threats from lawsuits, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Taylor: Start the Feud With Jonathan Alter Without Me

    AlterIn his new collection of his Newsweek columns since the 1990s, Between the Lines: A View Inside American Politics, People, and Culture, Jonathan Alter revisits the Bushes, the Clintons, Jimmy Stewart, Frank Sinatra and Rush Limbaugh. John Taylor, who left as executive director of the Richard Ni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Read Curt Pringle's Lips: He'll Take New Taxpayer Dollars

    Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle has long been the golden boy among Orange County Republicans. He got elected to the party's Central Committee in 1986, and two years later became the GOP nominee for the Garden Grove area state Assembly seat. The party, under the leadership of then-Chairman Tom Fuentes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Hewitt's Hughpocrisy

    Hugh Hewitt came out west from the Reagan White House to oversee construction of the Richard Nixon Library and, later, represent The Irvine Co. and other coastal developers in court as they sought to build whatever they desired on their land, “environmental extremism” like the Endangered Species ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    When Your Candidate is Decimated, What's One to Do?

    Spin, of course! And that's exactly what Hugh Hewitt is doing. Despite his book boy Mitt Romney getting slammed tonight from the moderate wing by John McCain and by the right via the suddenly resurgent Mike Huckabee, Baby Hewie continues to insist there's hope for Mitt. All he can muster is that R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2007

    Sunday's Headlines & Surprises: The Shame of Wayne Gross

    Dana Point Gets a Celebrity! Earvin “Magic” Johnson and his wife, Cookie, have purchased a $7.6 million gated-community “vacation” home in Dana Point, according to the Times. Though “Hot Property” reporter Ruth Ryon didn’t share more details about the location, you can assume it’s at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2007

    Sunday's Headlines & Surprises: OC Inspired Space Travel?

    California's Police State: Imagine you are a suspect and the police take your entire statement out of context by secretly recording only snippets that seem to incriminate you in a crime. Can’t happen? Think again. California police officers have won the right to selectively tape you. It’s the Ru ... More >>

  • Film

    October 26, 2006

    Assassination Tango

    Controversial docudrama Death of a President imagines a post-Bush scenario

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2006

    Hypocrites Unite!

    As everyone surely now knows, The Drudge Report has solved the Mark Foley mystery. As you know, Republicans are all about taking responsibility for one's actions. As they demonstrate here, they are indeed taking responsibility--for having an innocent "prank" about pedophilia (nice sense of humor, gu ... More >>

  • News

    September 7, 2006

    We Forget

    Five years after 9/11, Cornel Bonca finds your memory wandering around Vegas

  • Columns

    September 15, 2005

    Wash, Rinse, and Repeat, Repeat, Repeat!

    Helping the folks who need it: the GOP

  • News

    February 17, 2005

    Spitzer Out?

    Epic clash with DA Rackauckas now unlikely

  • Columns

    December 30, 2004
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    November 11, 2004
  • Music

    June 10, 2004

    Mild Thing

    Exene Cervenka lightens up on anarchy and embraces punk pacifism

  • Columns

    May 27, 2004

    The NASCAR Nazi

    Bush is creating an un-American America

  • News

    May 6, 2004

    Gays 1, Phobes 0

    The passion of the Westminster school board

  • Features

    March 4, 2004

    American Bigmouth

    The right, and even some on the left, would love to shut up Michael Moore. But he aint budging

  • Columns

    January 22, 2004
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    January 15, 2004
  • Features

    January 1, 2004

    The Year in Girl

    There was a war in there, somewhere

  • Film

    December 18, 2003

    Guess Whos Coming to Christmas Dinner?

    Bad Santas got nothing on Monsters Aileen Wuornos

  • Culture

    October 23, 2003

    You Ain't Inventing Jack

    Fullerton College looks back at sex, sex and the Old West

  • Columns

    October 16, 2003
  • Culture

    April 3, 2003

    HitchensArrives

    Christopher Hitchens strange odyssey leads him to the Hollywood Right

  • Features

    October 24, 2002
  • Film

    October 17, 2002

    Aiming to please

    Michael Moore's populist Bowling for Columbine

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Billy-Bashing Bandwagon

    Register jumps onand gets burned

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    Bush Victory Evidence of God's Existence

    HB Congressman Rohrabacher also reveals that Gorbachev is evil

  • Columns

    November 25, 1999
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    August 19, 1999
  • News

    April 22, 1999

    Reveille for Ridiculous

    Dornan, from coward to 'military expert'

  • Features

    January 7, 1999
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    June 25, 1998
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