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  • City Lights: The play with the unprintable name

    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...
  • I Am the Worst: Of Monsters and Men Edition

    I Am the Worst: Of Monsters and Men Edition
    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...
  • Interview and performance: Boots Riley and the Coup

    Interview and performance: Boots Riley and the Coup
    Never before has an interview subject assumed/joked that RedEye was a communist newspaper. Fans of Boots Riley’s veteran, socially conscious hip-hop act The Coup probably won’t be surprised that he mentioned it. “Do people assume that...
  • A murder mystery that just won't die

    A murder mystery that just won't die
    Sixty years ago, an extraordinary reign began in England, one that would provide the nation with a comforting measure of stability and continuity during some of the most tumultuous decades of the 20th century and right on into the far-from-placid 21st....
  • Lady Gaga documentary is in the works

    Lady Gaga documentary is in the works
    Looks like Lady Gaga is tearing another page out of the Madonna platinum-blond, pop-superstar playbook. In the early '90s, Madonna launched a new phase of her career by allowing director Alek Keshishian to make a documentary, "Truth or Dare," about...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap: Season 4 premiere

    'Top Chef Masters' recap: Season 4 premiere
    Editor's note: We are thrilled to welcome Mary Alice of Charm City Cakes as our recapper for the new season of "Top Chef Masters." We think it's a sin that she doesn't have her own Wikipedia page. But she does have a fan page. Take it away, Mary. "Top...
  • Local Q&A: This Is Cinema

    Local Q&A: This Is Cinema
    This Is Cinema's debut EP "Cycles" sounds like it could be the work of a sprawling collective. Yet the album, which incorporates everything from sweeping string sections to squiggly electronic textures alongside the usual array of guitars, drums and...
  • Review: 'The Way the World Works' maps Nicholson Baker's mind

     Review: 'The Way the World Works' maps Nicholson Baker's mind
    -------------------- The Way the World Works Essays Nicholson Baker Simon & Schuster: 319 pp., $25 -------------------- Nicholson Baker's new book, "The Way the World Works," is a miscellany: a collection of 34 essays originally published in...
  • The man behind the singing

    The man behind the singing
    Driving down the 1700 block of Kenwood Place in Costa Mesa, it's not easy to miss Terrell "Terry" Koken's house. On a street lined with well-manicured lawns, budding palm trees and flower beds, Koken's yard — with its pine tree, brush, untamed...
  • On Faith: It's time to speak out against religious bigotry

    On Aug. 4, the nation rejoiced at news that engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory had landed Curiosity, its scientific vehicle, on Mars. But we awoke the next morning to learn that a racist bigot had murdered six Sikh worshippers within their own...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Is the show making up the rules as it goes?

    'The Voice' recap: Is the show making up the rules as it goes?
    If Monday's “The Voice” was a night of shock but little awe, Tuesday night was a night of crappy filler and little justification. After the merciless blow of instant eliminations, Christina Aguilera was called upon to defend herself for her...