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Book Review: “Help For The Haunted”

Help For The Haunted by John Searles begins with the murder of Rose and Sylvester Mason in a church, partially witnessed by their daughter Sylvie who was sitting outside in the car. The three of them had set out for … Continue reading

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Middle-Aged Rebel: Angst

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Celebrity Chefs, delicious cuisine and craft cocktails will be featured at the Taste of the Nation Laguna Beach’s charity event

Celebrity Chefs such as Duff Goldman and Alan Wong, great ocean views, craft cocktails and much more take center stage on June 8, 2014 when the Taste of the Nation Laguna Beach takes place at the Montage in Laguna Beach. … Continue reading

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Rare Chance to See “The Decline of Western Civilization” at LACMA if You Want to Gamble

This Friday, April 18 at 7:30pm LACMA will be screening Penelope Spheeris’ 1981 documentary, “The Decline of Western Civilization.” Spheeris’s “groundbreaking documentary captures some of the scene’s seminal bands at their sweaty, ferocious peak, onstage and off. From OC hardcore progenitors … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.Video : The Magical Folk Art of Tio’s Tacos in Riverside

Join Offbeat L.A. host Nikki Kreuzer on a video adventure to an enchanted taco shop in Riverside, CA. Located down the street from the incredible Mission Inn, Tio’s Tacos is a folk art wonderland and a place to get in touch with your inner … Continue reading

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“Manicomio”: Not a MANicure, COMbover or Even a Play; Really More of an “Experience”

Manicomio:  A Manicure…?  A fancy Italian Combover (that makes the combover cool again before combovers were ever cool?)—A snazzy combination Manicure/Combover using one’s nail clippings to cover the offending bare scalp, like some drag queen’s all too cuteicle rhinestone skullcap? … Continue reading

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Movies ‘Till Dawn: Your Early Morning Programming

Midnight Kiss Me, Kill Me – Crime Drama (1976, Sony Choice Collection) Intended as a series pilot, this ABC Movie of the Week stars Stella Stevens as an investigator for the L.A. district attorney’s office whose latest case – the … Continue reading

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Eureka! American Craft Grill opens in Huntington Beach with great food, craft beers and artisan whiskeys

The new kid on the block in Huntington Beach’s Bella Terra is Eureka! American Craft Grill. Nestled in the base of one of the residential buildings in the plaza of Bella Terra, with a stunning patio and waterfall to enjoy … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Cheetah Chrome and Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs Tonight

Folks with a taste for eardrum-damaging rock and roll guitar of a particular mid-seventies vintage will want to venture out to the Whisky A Go Go tonight – probably for the first time in a long time – for a … Continue reading

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Test Drive and Dine: The Lincoln Motor Company hooks up with Post and Beam!!

Back when I was in high school my dad had a Lincoln Continental. I have memories of flying in that car down the highway to Las Vegas. And fly we did, my Dad a former Air Force pilot drove fast. … Continue reading

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