• Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    Jose Manuel Ortiz and Ryan Irwin Tischer Need Revolving Doors for Orange County Jail

    Two men who apparently became friends as they were being released from Orange County Jail found themselves back behind bars in Santa Ana hours later, according to authorities. Jose Manuel Ortiz, 35, of Winnetka, and Ryan Irwin Tischer, 37, of Anaheim, are suspected of stealing a van, breaking into ... More >>

  • News

    April 11, 2013

    A Question of Identity

    Which accused LA crime figure is a friend of a friend of ex-Los Angeles DA Steve Cooley?

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Funking Up the Future

    Day 2 of SXSW In my last post, I predicted Holy Fuck's set would be very hard to surpass. Well, I think it was at least equaled by a few artists on the bill at Barcelona—all instrumental hip-hop artists, in fact (Nosaj Thing, Free the Robots, Gaslamp Killer and Flying Lotus). Who would've thought ... More >>

  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    New Film Reviews

    Bluffmaster, Wolf Creek, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Fun With Dick and Jane, Mrs. Henderson Presents, The Ringer, Rumor Has It, The White Countess