Longtime Weekly readers recall "Homegirl Arrissia" Owen from her multiple appearances in Commie Girl, serving as the Robin to the Batman of that former column, Rebecca Schoenkopf (now fighting crime as Wonkette). Owen continues to contribute to the Weekly from her home in Big Bear--the closest home ... More >>
"I can see the debt ceiling from here."Saddleback (mega-) Church's pastor Rick Warren's got a loose Twitter finger again, texting and then deleting a jab at those who want to raise the nation's debt ceiling."HALF of America pays NO taxes. Zero. So they're happy for tax rates to be raised on the o ... More >>
ynetnews.comWith as many sushi restaurants as we have in Orange County, the possibility of a sushi shortage after the tsunami disaster hadn't crossed my mind until this story in Israel's Ynet Business News. It's true that nearly all the hamachi sold is farm-raised and most likely routed through J ... More >>
Representatives from the California Highway Patrol and Santa Ana Police Department said today there have been no new developments in the case of the death threats against Governor Jerry Brown spray-painted on two walls in Santa Ana. (Brown's office directed all inquiries to the CHP, which is head ... More >>
Comic books have a nasty habit of forever being associated with superheroes. Even among people who should know better: regular comic book readers. But tying the medium of comics and graphic novels to just stories about Spider-Man and Batman is a bit like saying the novel simply exists to sho ... More >>
Is Erik Brown--a pillar of his church and the Orange
County Young Republicans political director--the hypocrite who spent nearly $2,000 in Republican National Committee funds at the bondage-themed club Voyeur in West Hollywood?
It's safe to say Wonkette, "the D.C. gossip blog," is no fan of Rick Warren. The Saddleback Church pastor's Twitter page tweet above generated the following response:Here we have the most recent entry from smarmy hippopotamus Rick
Warren's Twitter page, the rest of which is SO. GRATING. GAHH.
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It wasn't long after I moved to OC that I got the news that Cathy Seipp had died. I got it almost instantaneously -- Cathy was so hooked into the blogosphere that her last moments, much like many of her days, were obsessively chronicled online by friends and colleagues.
That was a year ago today.
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Judging by this photo, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Not at all Drunk in the Photo) would not make an attractive woman, but apparently the good folks of Bush administration disagree. It seems some of them find him so evocative of things feminine that they have trouble remembering what gender he r ... More >>
Our rootstacular music contributor, Buddy Seigal (who in another life is rootstacular musician extraordinaire Buddy Blue) sent this in to us a couple days ago, at which time we muttered into the curb, "If ever that Clockwork blog is up and ruining again, we'll share this with our vast reader." But w ... More >>