| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:25 AM
A couple of controversial, Internet piracy bills in Congress have pit the tech industry against the music business, even independents.
In a statement sent out early Wednesday afternoon, A2IM, the largest trade organization of independent musicians and...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:50 PM
Wikipedia bloqueó el miércoles el acceso a sus artículos en inglés y Google ennegreció el logo de su página inicial, sumándose a la protesta de otros cibersitios contra una legislación pendiente en el Congreso estadounidense destinada a cerrar los...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:41 PM
Bruce Gleason's columns, including his latest on evolution and creationism ("On Faith: Where did we really come from?" Jan. 13), all make the same simple arguments:
1) Intelligent, thinking people don't — or shouldn't — have any religious...
| Jan 26, 2012
As the last days of January go by, no snow has accumulated in the Perry Hall/Kingsville neighborhoods. While snow lovers and students yearn for sledding and days off from school, the rest of us quietly rejoice with the passing of each snowless day. I...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 8:19 AM
If you’re a great cook and wouldn’t mind getting screamed at by a guy who looks like a Scottish Nick Nolte, the casting directors of Fox’s “MasterChef” want to talk to you.
The Gordon Ramsay-hosted reality show will hold...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 8:46 PM
True story: I missed last week’s episode. That’s because I talked to my psychic. We had a vision… that Kim and Kris were going to break up. OK, fine, I didn’t have a vision at all. And neither did the psychic from last week's...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:55 PM
The Goldenrod 6 may become the Longhorn 6 if the owner of the Corona del Mar chicken flock moves out of state.
Michael Resk said escalating tension with his neighbor has made him contemplate moving "the Ladies" he's kept for 18 months at his home on...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:21 AM
Come Tuesday, if you aren't marching in a parade or eating a King cake in celebration of Carnival or Mardi Gras, there's a good chance you'll be eating pancakes.
That is the other traditional food of Fat Tuesday.
Also known as Shrove Tuesday, the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:52 AM
A silver lining to Northwestern’s kick-to-the-gut loss to Michigan?
Drew Crawford tweeted Wednesday morning (@TheRealDrewski) that the reason he was medically unavailable for much of the second half was: “Worst Charlie horse ever. Feel like...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 2:40 PM
This column would be so easy to write if only I worked for OC Weekly.
At that rakish-and-proud-of-it publication, just about anything goes, and that includes swear words. But here I am stuck at an apparently family-friendly paper, which poses a...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Errant followers of this blog may recall that this summer I went with a couple of friends to Iceland where we gallivanted around, interviewed the mayor of Reykjavik, and stayed in the band Of Monsters and Men’s old apartment.
My friend Trin went...