Searching the High Road.Checking in on the Newport Beach Film Festival at its halfway mark, viewers have been treated in this 12th year to the option of sticking to one genre of presentations--say, only shorts or comedies or Spanish-language movies--or creating their own cultural bouillabai ... More >>
UC Irvine history professor Jon Wiener has mined books, lectures and a documentary film consulting gig out of the FBI spying on John Lennon at the behest of the Richard Nixon White House. So when TheNewNixon.org featured a post this week on Nixon-era surveillance of Leonard Bernstein, you had to wo ... More >>
According to Dan Chmielewski over at theliberaloc.com blog, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Anaheim), is scheduled to appear as a guest on "Real Time With Bill Maher" Friday at 11 p.m. on HBO.
Chmielewski wonders how many "pet the cat" jokes humorist Maher will utter. Perhaps not many ... More >>