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  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Controversial ABC News Internet Dating Broadcast Lawsuit Awaits Court Ruling

    The lawyer for an Orange County woman sued for her statements in a 2011 ABC News 20/20 broadcast on Internet dating horrors hoped last week he could convince a California Court of Appeal to overturn a trial judge's ruling that the defamation/libel lawsuit should proceed to trial. Nathaniel Clark, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Bush-Blasting Democrat/Former Alt. Weekly Writer is Nixon Library's Veteran's Day Speaker

    The Richard Nixon Foundation--the partisan, pro-Dick private arm of the public-run presidential library in Yorba Linda where they run the gift shop and present such speakers as Ann Coulter, Newt Gingrich and Hugh Hewitt--would never host a book signing by a writer from your favorite Orange County-ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    ABC News Settles Libel Lawsuit Involving Newport Beach Internet Dating Scam Broadcast

    After an Orange County Superior Court judge ruled earlier this year there was no merit in the ABC News attempt to kill a libel lawsuit about a sensational, 2011 Internet dating scam broadcast by 20/20, the network has agreed to settle with the outraged plaintiff. That news is according to court doc ... More >>

  • Film

    February 2, 2012

    Save the Humans In 'Big Miracle'!

    It's the actors who need rescue in this trapped-whale saga

  • News

    June 2, 2011

    Daniel Wozniak's Jailhouse Closeup

    [Moxley Confidential] The actor and double-murder defendant's appearance on MSNBC's 'Lockup' has one victim's dad crying foul

  • News

    May 19, 2011

    The Hard Cell At the OC Jail

    [Moxley Confidential] Deputies locked an innocent man in a cell with a homicidal, white-supremacist gangster and walked away

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    MSNBC's Five Hottest Foodie Trends... Yawn.

    ​Don't you just love it when the national media write about foodie trends? It always makes me think they're writing for people in some forgotten backwater who honestly do think that adding a packet of seasoning from Tastefully Simple to a cheese ball makes for a sophisticated, New York-style party ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Live From Ground Zero, Al Jazeera Presents Obama

    ​You can watch live coverage of President Barack Obama's speech this morning at Ground Zero on a cable news channel, your favorite network or a local newscast.But for something completely different turn not to Monty Python but KCET, the SoCal channel formerly known as a PBS station, which will pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Fox News Screws Up Again: Claims 'Bulletstorm' Game is Responsible for Increase in Rape (Among Other Things)

    ​John Brandon of Fox News recently published a hard-hitting news report about Bulletstorm, the upcoming video game from Epic Games. And when I say "hard-hitting," what I really mean is "hilariously unresearched."Fox News, once again, has seriously screwed up.

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Shocker: OC GOPer Slams Obama on . . . Fox!

    ​"It's a disaster . . . He's the anti-Lincoln . . . This thin-skinned president."--Orange County Republican celebrity Hugh Hewitt happily commenting tonight on Hannity's Fox News show about President Barack Obama's decision today to sack outspoken General Stanley McChrystal. Because Hewitt would n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    See Dick Run . . . Away From Indoctrination Into the Gay Vegan Godless Proletarian Revolution!

    ​Katharine DeBrecht, a Fox News favorite who has already foisted onto young minds Help! Mom! There Are Liberals Under My Bed!, has written a follow-up titled Help! Mom! Radicals Are Ruining My Country!, an anti-Obama screed she boasts is "a hilarious and entertaining way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Is Obama Our Nixon and Fox News Our New York Times?

    ​Is Barack Obama this generation's disgraced Orange County favorite son Richard Nixon?And does that make Fox News the Dick-era equivalent of the Pentagon Papers-publishing New York Times?Well, Bebe Rebozo, see if you can follow the bouncing twisted-logic ball . . .

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Orange County Clergy Goes Hollywood for Obamacare

    Yes, the people popping up everywhere to disrupt explanations of Obamacare by congress people and administration folk seldom get covered these days. A favorite was two days ago on CNN, when the anchorwoman cut to such a town hall where a U.S. senator was detailing the plan. Without ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Tax-Pot-to-Save-Teachers Ad is Too Hot for TV

    Every two-bit party hack, corporate lobbying group and, yes, of course, The Chosen One can get TV airtime to sway the masses this way and that, to and fro, the hot issue du jour. But make that issue the legalization of marijuana so that it may be taxed to save our state from going into the shitter a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Rev. Rick Warren Loves Gay People

    He loves them so much that he offers them doughnuts and water! See, he's not a bad guy just because he wants to deny these loving, committed couples their equal rights. Listen to his heartfelt explanation to Ann Curry about why doughnuts water = not homophobic, during their interview set to air on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    Rappers or Republicans?

    In May, we posited that southern hip hop and Fox News share much in common. Possessing both an anti-intellectual streak and a populist one, they’re beloved by red-staters and hated on by the coastal elites, be they liberals, hipsters, Ghostface or Nas. The piece concluded: If you're still not conv ... More >>

  • Music

    May 1, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    FOX NEWS: Why New Mexico is so close

    Some googly-eyed, drooly-mouthed Fox News talking head just said that the reason why New Mexico is so tight between Obama and Clinton (as of 10:50 p.m.) is because parts of the state were hit with a snowstorm today, and that many of Hillary's Latino supporters couldn't claw their way out of the snow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2007
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    October 24, 2007

    Long Beach Colbert-o-scam?

    On the October 16 episode of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, television news anchor and Emmy nominee Stephen Colbert announced that he was "officially considering" whether or not he would announce if he was considering running for President of the United States, and would make that ... More >>

  • News

    October 4, 2007

    "Only in New Jersey!"

    And other important "local" stories on Daybreak OC

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2007

    Beating Mexicans and Fox News Reporters

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2007

    Slack jawed, Hounddog, and Mr. Donohue (not) at the movies

    If there's one thing OC Weekly has in plentiful supply, it's Catholics of varying stripes-- devout, cafeteria, lapsed, vigorously lapsed, potential anti-pope-- with colorful and occasionally bizarre stories from their contacts with Holy Mother Church and its numerous franchises and subsidiaries. Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2006

    Staying the Course, a Bush Family Value

    As you've no doubt heard, Operation Iraqi Chaos (or whatever the official name is for the U.S. invasion and occupation) has now lasted longer than America's involvement in World War II. And judging by President Bush's statement this morning, American troops won't be leaving anytime soon. "There's o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Our House Is A Very Very Democratic House

    First it was MSNBC. Then it was CNN. Now, finally, even Fox News has acknowledged the (apparently) obvious: The Democrats shall retake Congress. MSNBC predicts a thorough stomping, giving the Dems as many as 234 seats (leaving Repugnicans with 201), with a margin of error of 10 seats. CNN is more h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2006

    Good News from Iraq (Fake news edition)

    Somehow it's fitting that the only good news to come out of Iraq recently is the fake news. The New York Times reports on a satirical news show that debuted on the Iraqi sattelite station Al Sharqiya at the beginning of Ramadan. This being Iraq, the show's title is somewhat darker than "The Daily ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2006

    Minuteman's Time Up

    Certain students at Columbia University are none too fond of Jim Gilchrist. Yesterday the former accountant and OC native's speech was interrupted by protesters storming the stage, where some sort of fracas broke out. Though many news accounts suggest that Gilchrist himself was attacked, he appears ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2006

    Can You Hear Me Now?

    In this case, the President has acted, undisputedly, as FISA [Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act] forbids. FISA is the expressed statutory policy of our Congress. The presidential power, therefore, was exercised at its lowest ebb and cannot be sustained. --from Federal District Court Judge Anna D ... More >>

  • Web

    July 20, 2006

    Remote Hog

    Global Warming: What You Need to Know With Tom Brokaw

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2006

    Papa Bear Coming to The Dick

    From the Richard Nixon Library, Birthplace, Deathplace and Untruthiness Center: BILL O'REILLY SET FOR NIXON LIBRARY SEPTEMBER 28 TV, Radio Superstar coming to launch Culture Warrior One of the biggest figures in American media, Fox News's Bill O'Reilly, has selected the Nixon Library for the West C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2006

    Reconquista Time, Baby!

    Wanted to see a replay of that bukkake-loving Kobe's amazing shot last night, but the newscasters only wanted to talk Mexicans. Wanted to hear Traffic on the 1's on KFWB-AM 980, but all they wanted to talk about is Mexicans. Yep: the Day Without an Immigrant is here--in fact, hear me at 1 p.m. on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2006

    O Say, Can You See...

    If you're outraged by the idea of people singing the Star Spangled Banner in something other than English (a bit awkward having to make a nationalistic argument regarding language when your language is named for a different nation, but you have to work with what you've got), like, say, the new Spani ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 2, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Something About Mexicans
    Its time we had a conversation with Gustavo Arellano

  • Culture

    January 19, 2006
  • Film

    October 13, 2005

    The Knightly News

    George Clooney tips his hat to Edward R. Murrow

  • Film

    August 18, 2005

    No Stunt Hair Necessary

    For Steve Carell, the road to movie stardom was lined with dehydration and body waxing

  • Film

    August 12, 2004

    Blended Burgundy

    Will Ferrells anchorman: Equal parts Dunphy, Moyer, Snyder, et al.

  • Unknown

    May 13, 2004
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    February 26, 2004
  • News

    September 11, 2003


    Schwarzenegger gets OCs nuts excited

  • News

    July 3, 2003

    The Tonys!

    The DAs enemies list? Its an honor!

  • News

    May 15, 2003

    Campus Radicals

    The Republican campaign to dominate universities comes to Fullerton

  • Columns

    April 3, 2003
  • Columns

    March 13, 2003
  • Unknown

    August 15, 2002
  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Deep, Deep, Deep Undercover

    Santa Ana P.I. is medias favorite terrorist tracker

  • Columns

    September 13, 2001
  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Goodbye, Gurza

    Plus, the powers out! The Times bites! Let Freedom wring!

  • Columns

    March 15, 2001
  • News

    November 16, 2000

    Worm in a Web

    Its all good, brother, on

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