The creator of Laguna Beach's Waterman's Wall wants to make amends to the art world, but can he outrun his past?
Tacos and terrorists, chopped-off dicks in the desert, and drinking with Marines in Coachella cap off our year that was
Murderers, Todd Spitzer, pervy teachers, Arte Moreno and so many more!
So here's a great snapshot of our less-than-perfect legal system... Yesterday afternoon marked what should've been the first step in a small claims lawsuit filed against failed local promoter Steve Smith, the guy behind the doomed Punk Rock Picnic Music Festival, which we detailed in last week's co ... More >>
How OC's biggest backyard party went from mosh pit to money pit
So remember that whole Punk Rock Picnic Music Festival thing that a lot of people paid money for but never happened? Finally, after three months of ticket holders and vendors waiting for refunds from the cancelled fest, someone has finally launched a lawsuit in small claims court against the show's ... More >>
Polaris at Noon/Dirty Vegas (cancelled)May 8, 2011Detroit Bar Electronic music filled the foggy arena at Detroit Bar last night while Dirty Vegas fans sipped on chardonnay to keep it classy for Mother's Day. I admit: I was super stoked to see Steve Smith and Dirty ... More >>
www.davidbeatty.netSean Wing and Heather Williams in "Lien On Me"Before we start, a moment of full disclosure: I've know photographer/playwright/actor/ director/screenwriter and filmmaker David Beatty for over a decade. He was a member of my late theater company, Rude Guerrilla, where he taught ... More >>
Today, the Daily Pilot published a piece by freelance writer Steve Smith in which he takes issue with my Feb. 10 op-ed piece for the Los Angeles Times (where I'm a contributing editor) criticizing its bowdlerized edits regarding stories (the passing of former Nixon Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz ... More >>
Newport Republican still backpedaling on Chinese spies