5 Items From the Secret ‘Secret Menu’ at In-N-Out

Over the years, the In-N-Out faithful have fueled their obsession by concocting odd special-order variations on the chain’s famously minimalist fare. The so-called “secret menu” is such a familiar part of In-N-Out’s identity that the company publishes its own version with items such as the animal-style burger, which features mustard cooked into the patty. But here are a few even more offbeat secrets, gleaned from fan websites.

Does This Sound Anti-Semitic to You?

“The basic thesis of this book can be summarized by the proposition that Judaism must be conceptualized as a group strategy characterized by cultural and genetic segregation from gentile societies combined with resource competition and conflicts of interest. … This cultural and genetic separatism … tend[s] to result in division and hatred within the society.”—“Separation and Its Discontents: Toward an Evolutionary Theory of Anti-Semitism” (Praeger Publishers, 1998)

Is Orange County professor Kevin MacDonald ‘the most dangerous living anti-Semite?

THE FANTASY: A magazine writer whose grandparents and two uncles were murdered in the Holocaust visits suburban Laguna Hills to confront his worst nightmare—a Nazi with a brain. Passion overcomes professionalism, and during dinner the writer plunges a fork into the man’s heart, spilling blood all over the sauerkraut. Later he’s proclaimed a hero for helping stem the rising tide of anti-Semitism and white supremacy in America.

Who Did Randy Kraft Seduce?

Jay Roberts penned "Center of the Universe" in our October issue. "I was a young Marine scout sniper, definitely his type. And for a single, unforgettable afternoon, Orange County’s most notorious serial killer coaxed me into a place from which many didn’t escape."

A Fact-Checker’s Journey to a 1980 Afternoon

While fact-checking [“Center of the Universe” [October 2013]][1], Jay Roberts’ account of an encounter with serial killer Randy Kraft in 1980, I focused mostly on stated facts about San Clemente: what Roberts said about the beach, the streets, the motel, the 5 Freeway onramp. Then I went spent an afternoon reliving his story in the city I’ve called home for nearly two decades, starting at the shore where the two men supposedly met. Here is how the facts I verified square with Roberts’ story about what happened 33 years ago.

Say What? UC Irvine, Hotbed of Competitive Hip-Hop Dance

About 250 dancers make up six student-run hip-hop dance groups on UC Irvine's campus, a school long known for high-achieving scholars. Below, click through extra photos from our exclusive photo shoot ... in a parking structure home to dance rehearsals. For the full profile, check out our September 2013 issue.

Small-Town Getaways Travel Information

Come along for five weekend escapes to nearby places where life just seems simpler, including Ojai, Julian, Avalon, Del Mar, and Montrose. We tell you what to see, where to shop and eat, what’s nearby, even what it costs to feed the main street parking meters—if there are any. For fun facts about each city’s small-town cred, click here.

Submerged in a Dancing Daydream

May's photo essay "Submerged in a Dancing Day Dream", started with members of Backhausdance shot by Orange Coast photographer Priscilla Iezzi, but was ultimately transformed by illustrator Oksana Badrak into the playful story that unfolds on the print pages. Here, we take you behind the scenes with a video of the photo shoot and clickable before-and-after photos.

Web Exclusive: More on Randy Kraft

Thirty years after his arrest in Orange County, one of California's deadliest and most depraved serial killers still lives and breathes on San Quentin's death row. Our feature poses the question: What's wrong with this picture? This web-exclusive supplement extends the print feature.