Is Santa Ana on a roll this year or what? So far, it has been named among the nation's selfiest, coolest and, for you herbal indulgers, highest cities. (In the interest of full disclosure, SanTana also wound up on a list of the most boring cities in America this year.) Now, all you gun lovers, cop ... More >>
Assertions about e-cigarettes run the gamut from factual, misinformed, overly positive, and just downright stupid. The latter is the easiest to run with because it's just so damn sensational and easily debunked. Here are our favorites...
In news that will undoubtedly be accepted by all American and lead to widespread acceptance of Mexicans in the U.S. and everything that they do, a UC Irvine sociology professor recently wrote an essay proclaiming her findings: Mexicans are the most successful immigrant group in the United States. T ... More >>
In May of 2009, the Long Beach Cinematheque hosted the first Long Beach Zombie Walk to kick-off a midnight screening of "Night of the Living Dead." It was so popular that the group did it again in October. "We decided to make an annual event of it," said Logan Crow, executive director of Long Beach ... More >>
Quick: Name the new M. Night Shyamalan summer blockbuster
Can the novice publisher save The Orange County Register and transform journalism in the process?
Today I offer a frustratingly joyful--if joyfully frustrated--celebration of a book which seems to have been written just for you, by which I mean me, us. It arrives to meet a need, answer a desire. It's impossible, finally, for The Bibliofella not to share without also going on and on, and in this ... More >>
Wearing my handsome and, it seems, provocative "Peace. Love. Books" T-shirt the other day, purchased as a birthday present for me by the Biblio-Gal, a puzzled, perhaps delighted clerk took me in, admittedly long--haired (graying) middle-aged dude in cool Ray-Bans possessing, yes, a certain je ne sai ... More >>
Woody Allen and two co-stars meet in LA to talk about his new film, 'To Rome With Love,' and some old themes (art, death, love)
UPDATE, MAY 9, 12:51 A.M.: It dawned one me after posting on the creaming of Robert Rizzo's Huntington Beach abode that I'd neglected to include the date of the incident. According to the Association Of Human Excellence (A.O.H.E.): "Rizzo got creamed on Cinco de Mayo, which our association finds ... More >>
Does 86-year-old Larry J. Cano, who spread sit-down Mexican dining across the U.S., have one more cuisine-changing idea in him?
www.myspace.com/wyclefjeanWe knew it was official; Wyclef Jean did tell Time Magazine he was running for president of Haiti after weeks of rumors yesterday. But a few minutes ago, the AP reported that Jean has filed the paperwork to run for president of Haiti at an electoral council office i ... More >>
chrisphoto / Flickr / Creative CommonsInvestigation Discovery's new true-crime documentary series "Unusual Suspects" focuses on crimes committed by people you wouldn't expect to commit crimes. Like illegal immigrants! Just kidding, we're talking about characters like the "All-American boy next do ... More >>
And he's playing Mexican music?!
NY Times First Amendment 'martyr' Miller comes to town
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Apocalypse Now Redux
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Christians stop praying for high-tech Apocalypse
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