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  • Blogs

    August 26, 2012

    That's Some Walk, That Long Halftime Walk: Ben Fountain's Great American Iraq War Novel

    Obvious, if totally justified, comparisons to Catch-22 abound in reviews of Ben Fountain's new and completely satisfying novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. Sure, it's funny, surreal, rich in the gallows humor of the absurdity that is war and, to be clear, this war in particular. But to Mr. Bib's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Chris Brown at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Last Saturday Night

    Timothy Norris/LA WeeklyChris Brown at Staples Center, not Verizon Wireless​Chris Brown November 5, 2011 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Attending Chris Brown's concert Saturday night at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater was a test of devotion, with the traditionally long, 15 minute walk from the pa ... More >>

  • News

    September 8, 2011

    Dave Gibbons Is a Church Misfit

    Newsong was on its way to becoming Orange County's next big megachurch—then its pastor decided to pull back and go small

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2011

    Dirk Nowitzki's Top Seven Musical Moments

    10-time All-Star and 2011 NBA champion Dirk Nowitzki has often evaded the limelight, preferring to be low-key during most of his media spots. The usually stoic Dallas Maverick, however, isn't one to be always serious. After his team was eliminated by the Golden State Warriors in 2007, he told Der Sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2007

    Disneyland Loves the Dodgers (Ingrates Edition)

    Remember when Disney owned your Anaheim Angels? Yeah, we've erased that from our memory as well (though not that sweet, sweet 2002 World Series win, por supuesto). But the fact remains that Disney is still very much an Orange County institution, especially Disneyland. That's why it shocked us last n ... More >>

  • News

    January 25, 2007

    McKnight Fall

    Gary McKnight built an athletic empire at Mater Dei. Will his role in a pedophiles return to campus destroy it?

  • Culture

    February 9, 2006

    Call Me

    Always touched by skullphones presence

  • Columns

    January 8, 2004
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    December 18, 2003
  • Columns

    November 7, 2002

    Heavenly Creatures

    Gene Autry, meet Paul Wellstone

  • Features

    January 3, 2002

    Deader Than Ever

    The year in pro sports

  • Features

    May 10, 2001

    New York City

    New Years rockin pee