U.S. History

  • Culture

    November 29, 2012

    'Little Women' the Musical?

    Chance Theater's song-and-dance version of Louisa May Alcott's classic makes you want to read the original instead

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Richard Nixon: Our First Native American President

    Bill Clinton may have been the first African American president (sorry, Barry), but Richard Nixon is being hailed as the first Native American president. Of course, it's the Nixon Foundation that's doing the hailing for Orange County's favorite disgraced son.

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Six Presidential Encounters with Mexican Food, Ranked from Best to Worst

    The only president that matters today...​So today is Cinco de Mayo blah blah blah blah. But instead of offering you places to drinko, your humble scribe likes learnin' people stuff, you know, the more arcane the better. So what more-random topic than a quick overview of American presidents and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Short Film Documents American History As One Big Food Fight (SFW Video)

    It's always the kids who didn't listen when their parents said not to play with their food who make the most creative videos as adults. Food Fight by Stefan Nadelman is a stop-action video of American history from World War II to the present day, using food in place of countries: Pearl Harbor as sus ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    And Speaking of John Dean in Orange County . . .

    UPDATED WITH CORRECTED GENDER FOR ONE MAN, JOB DESCRIPTION FOR ANOTHER (THANK YOU, REV. TAYLOR). Former Nixon White House counsel John Dean, whose June appearance drew 300 people to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and the wrath of the private Richard Nixon Library & Birth ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 19, 2009


    La Habra Depot Theater

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Not Trickie Dick's Western White House But an Amazing Facsimile

    Variety columnist Bashirah Muttalib has a fascinating piece about the Herculean task the Frost/Nixon location manager had in trying to film key Orange County locations depicted in the film, which is set in the late 1970s.The Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace in Yorba Linda opened its doors for lo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2008

    Grade A

    DJ Z-Trip

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    Yankee Doodle

    Civil War Encampment

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2006

    Duncan Hunter, Dick Nixon and "Gunga Dana" Rohrabacher

    In light of San Diego area rightwing hawk Rep. Duncan Hunter's quixotic bid for the U.S. presidency, MadCow Morning News compiles the Top Ten Reasons to Go Dunkin' With Duncan. (Thanks to the eagle-eyed pal who spotted this and passed it along). Included are comparisons of Hunter to OC's Favorite Di ... More >>

  • Food

    August 3, 2006

    Home for the Holiday

    Dinner at Sejour is a quick trip to an English club

  • News

    March 10, 2005

    Shoot a Republican: The Sequel

    Weekly extends offer to pump partisan lead

  • Unknown

    June 17, 2004
  • News

    May 15, 2003

    Jingo Fever

    YAFfers try to strangle Surf City council member with yellow ribbons