Armenians have been making wine for so long that there's serious scholarly debate whether they were the first winemakers in the world. Let's put it this way: they were pressing and fermenting grapes while my northern European ancestors were still figuring out that pointy things kill animals and long ... More >>
It's too early for April Fool's, so we had to take seriously the news floating around Facebook this morning, when our friends at The Bruery posted the following excerpts (the full message can be found online):We at The Bruery regret to announce that we will be closing our retail shop & tasting a ... More >>
Distilling Dinesh D'Souza's anti-anticolonialist jeremiads
Iron Maiden Verizon Wireless Amphitheater 8/9/12 See Also: *Aerosmith at the Hollywood Bowl *Van Halen at the Honda Center *Quicksand at the Glass House Southern California is a second home for the British based heavy metal legends, Iron Maiden. Their classic live album, Live After Death was recor ... More >>
Young Noam with Mom and Dad I considered titling this week's review "Conservatism for Dummies" but that seemed unnecessarily cruel. As someone raised with your basic anti-social, self-hating, ahistorical so-called "conservative" values, I enjoy reminding myself and others of both my shame as ... More >>
How therapy saved the monarchy in 'The King's Speech'
Ragan Fox is an assistant professor of communications at Cal State Long Beach. He's also the host of a popular podcast (Fox and the City,) a performance artist, a poet, an author of two books and a gay man with a PhD in communications. In short, he's the perfect reality show cast member. Dr. Fox ... More >>
KaiChenForum.comKai Chen and his daughter Alex, then a Yale basketball player, at home in 2005. Los Angeles-based, Chinese-American activist Kai Chen, who last September organized demonstrations against the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda for including in its permanen ... More >>
And here we thought this bust was the creepiest thing at the Nixon Library.Jeffrey Vallance has been a presence in OC Weekly and LA Weekly as an artist, writer and curator. But the presence Vallance explores in a new magazine article is the ghost of Orange County's favorite disgraced son, who app ... More >>
It's time to play the home version of the game sweeping the republic, Hate or No Hate. Today's contestants, based on 280,000 pages of documents recently released by the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, are Trickie Dickie and his henchmen.
The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace (now Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum) opened in 1990 and for nearly that long there has been a permanent Hall of World Leaders exhibit featuring life-size statues of such history-shapers as Winston Churchill, Charles deGaulle and Mao Ts ... More >>
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When I wrote that the Capistrano Unified School District board of trustees had walked into a "public relations disaster" by not disclosing why they were suspending the district's superintendent, I may have been a little unfair to the board. Then again, following the law never guaranteed anyone good ... More >>
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UC Irvine history prof Mike Davis cant write a damn thing without the nuts going nuts. This time, the controversys over an obscure reference to Winston Churchill.
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