Taping my show with the terrific film reviewer Peter Rainer of the Christian Science Monitor and KPCC's "Film Week" - and author of a new collection helpfully titled Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Time - I was happily affirmed in my sense that good wr ... More >>
Morton Downey Jr. roars again
Dana Rohrabacher has been known to shock.I remember years ago when our tequila-guzzling Orange County congressman attended a Costa Mesa public forum wearing a food-product soiled, tattered, plaid sports coat and mismatched lime green shirt that accumulated in a visual wreck that may have caused eyeb ... More >>
Come Friday, it'll be nine years since Wally George, the ultimate crotchety conservative, left this world for the big public access talk show in the sky. The self-proclaimed father of "Combat TV" died of pneumonia in 2003 at age 71 inside Fountain Valley Hospital. He left behind ... More >>
We mentioned earlier how adult entertainer-turned-Huntington Harbour mom Jenna Jameson and gay pornpressario Michael Lucas are solidly behind (oofa!) Mitt Romney for president, while Ron Jeremy likes, but probably will not vote for, the former Massachusetts governor.Well, we now know how eight other ... More >>
Went to write this week's collection of things written about and/or from Orange County on the Interwebs, and an episode of Entertainment Tonight broke out. The following batch includes celebrities and TV characters crossing our real estate before ending with La Habra's very own tabloid queen.
My God, I think this might be the first time I've ever agreed with Barbara Coe on ANYTHING: she, like I, thinks local conservative yakmouth, Hugh Hewitt is a gas bag!Coe is incensed that Hewitt--in one of the few times I've agreed with him--recently trashed Tom Tancredo, the former Colorado congr ... More >>
Right about now, Gary Sinise, Dr. Laura, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Dennis Miller, Victoria Jackson, "Coach K" Mike Krzyzewski, Liz Cheney, Laura Ingraham, Chuck DeVore and many more participate in an event hosted at the Richard Nixon Library in Yorba Linda that's hosted by Andrew Breitbart a ... More >>
The AFL-CIO convention in Pittrburgh voted last night to endorse single-payer, universal healthcare for all Americans, and rU.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) just trotted out to reporters his bill to provide non-single-payer, non-universal healthcare for not-quite-all Americans. Coincidence? ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Thanks to Bob Squalonero for the initial observation. There IS a strange resemblance btw. Monsignor John Urell and Faux News Commentator Sean Hannity. The squint, the eyebrows - even the hair is parted the same way. I've got goosebumps. At least I hope those are goosebumps. Any thoughts? On the pi ... More >>
2007: A year to remember
Praying, eating and bowling with the most hated student group at UC Irvine
Sporting perhaps the greatest hip-hop bill ever, Rock the Bells enshrines rap's history—and foreshadows its future
Yesterday, with little or no warning, LAPD officers attacked unarmed Fox News personnel as well as men, women, children and the elderly gathered peacefully in Los Angeles--during the May 1 immigration rallies. Women? Children? Elderly? And Fox News personnel? We can guess that those cops rarely ... More >>
Yes, OC Weekly investigative reporter Nick Schou got his mug shot in today's Los Angeles Times. No, he wasn't participating again in a riot, peeking inside an undercover DEA 18-wheeler or even driving solo in the HOV lane. A year or so ago, Schou thought it'd be fun to perform his normal work duti ... More >>
Five years after 9/11, Cornel Bonca finds your memory wandering around Vegas
Surf City activists host movies questioning what happened on 9/11
Ask me how: Talking taxes and trilaterals in Irvine
Whatever happened to the Brea Peace Vigil?
The presidents conservative critics
The right, and even some on the left, would love to shut up Michael Moore. But he aint budging
Everybody Loves a Fascist
Schwarzenegger gets OCs nuts excited
The Dixie Chicks vs. the galoot Gestapo
The Republican campaign to dominate universities comes to Fullerton
Jazzbo George Shearing disses funk!
On the Mideast controversy, Georgia Democrat Cynthia McKinney and our own Dana Rohrabacher are virtually identical. So whyd the media roast McKinney and let Dana walk?