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2015 Stories by AMANDA PARSONS

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  • Yoga on the Lawn

    published August 20, 2015

    Stress, man. It’s no bueno. It tightens you up inside, clouds your thoughts, and causes unsightly acne that leads to a general feeling of... More >>

  • Wayne's World Schwing-a-Long

    published August 20, 2015

    Did you once think you had mono for an entire year only to discover you were just really bored? Then you need more Wayne’s World in your... More >>

  • Footloose

    published August 6, 2015

    Sometimes you've got to cut loose, or footloose, if you will. You know, kick off your Sunday shoes. But please keep your shoes on while inside the... More >>

  • ET: The Extra-Terrestrial

    published August 6, 2015

    Don’t believe everything you see on TV. In contrast to most media depictions of them as demons hell-bent on taking over Earth and enslaving... More >>

  • Matt & Ben

    published July 30, 2015

    Fridays-Sundays. Starts: July 24. Continues through Aug. 1, 2015 More >>

  • Big Bite Bacon Fest

    published July 30, 2015

    What food is so good that it has its own saint? Bacon. And if Saint Anthony the Abbot, Patron Saint of Bacon, were here with us now, he’d... More >>

  • Billy Joel 2 Elton John: A Tribute to Two Great Piano Men

    published July 23, 2015

    In the epic battle over the title of Best Piano Man in History, two strong competitors stand out as contenders for the crown: Elton John and Billy... More >>

  • Great Western Terrier Association Dog Show

    published June 18, 2015

    It’s said that everyone is born with talent, but only a handful are born with star quality. From Toto in the Wizard of Oz to Eddie on... More >>

  • Nacho Average Hero Dive-In

    published June 4, 2015

    Settling on a date activity can be difficult when you live in the land of Orange. Picnics in the park are lovely outdoor activities, but movie... More >>

  • Bikes and Burgers for Southern California

    published May 28, 2015

    When viewing motocross memorabilia, you’re gonna get hungry for a burger. With this inevitability in mind, The Early Years of Motocross... More >>

  • Hello Kitty Cafe Truck in Irvine!

    published May 21, 2015

    From her first appearance on a purse in 1974 to her current bold placement on the side of a giant pink food truck, Hello Kitty has officially... More >>

  • Annie The Musical

    published May 21, 2015

    Scientists will tell you that the sun isn’t guaranteed to come out tomorrow. But every time a little red-headed orphan named Annie sings, we... More >>

  • Tig Notaro

    published May 7, 2015

    When comedy-great Louis C.K. tweets that someone’s stand up set is one of the best he’s ever witnessed, you’d better believe... More >>

  • Lego Travel Adventure

    published May 7, 2015

    Ever dream of building something useful, imaginative and above all, cool? While most of our life paths led away from inventing new products and... More >>

  • The Dinner Detective

    published April 23, 2015

    If your favorite part of the dinner party is revealing to flabbergasted guests who sneezed in the soufflé, tooted after the toast, and... More >>

  • Poetry at The Muck

    published March 26, 2015

    Beatniks. Hipsters. Groovers. Spoken word worshipers. Gather in groups. Hear the haiku. Savor the sonnet. Ponder the profound or perfunctory prose... More >>

  • Matchbox Twenty Too & Nickelband

    published March 26, 2015

    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Or the original is just too damn expensive. If you yearn for the post-grunge days when Matchbox... More >>

  • Downtown Craft

    published March 5, 2015

    If your idea of crafting is hot-gluing Popsicle sticks to photos of your brother’s dog, then you may want to leave the arts and crafts up to... More >>

  • Forrest Gump

    published February 26, 2015

    Before the release of the 1994 cinematic masterpiece Forrest Gump, when someone said “Life is like a…” chances are you answered... More >>

  • George Harrison's All Things Must Pass, Performed by MOVE

    published February 19, 2015

    When it comes to The Beatles, George Harrison is arguably the sexiest and most talented. Before you go hating on us, consider Harrison's 1970 solo... More >>

  • Feral Child

    published January 29, 2015

    Putting yourself out there creatively can be a terrifying and humbling experience, while the negative reactions of critics and audiences can leave... More >>

  • Back to the Future Part III

    published January 22, 2015

    From DeLoreans to Hover Boards to a soundtrack by Huey Lewis and the News, it's rare in today's world to have a movie trilogy that kicks quite as... More >>

  • Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin

    published January 1, 2015

    Truly talented individuals are few and far between—but truly talented individuals who have lived film-worthy, remarkable lives are even more... More >>

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