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    Strip Mall

    Photo by James BunoanNo one will tell you their name. No one will let you stay in their store for more than five minutes, except for the adult DVD place and the strip club. And no one knows quite what to say when you start asking questions, giving y...

    by Chris Ziegler on October 30, 2003
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    Best Shopping and Porn

    Photo by Tenaya HillsBEST PLACE TO EXCHANGE MONEY FOR SEX Parking-lot blowjobs are so 2002. In the future, sex is just the natural progression from shiatsu at massage parlors: all you gotta do is not dress like a cop, say you've been there before ...

    on October 30, 2003
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    Sorry? Man, This is my Business

    I met Vincent (the name he gave after considerable thought and an elongated glance) outside Edison Field as I shopped for tickets for me and my son to that evening's game between the Angels and White Sox. We talked a little business, and then we tal...

    by Steve Lowery on October 30, 2003
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    Never, Ever, EVAH, Take This Terrific Hike

    From an airplane, after the early-spring rains, Bommer Canyon appears to be a massive, green middle finger. Bordered on one side by the wealthy new Shady Canyon development and on the other by the wealthy old neighborhood of Turtle Ridge, now owned ...

    by SCOTT GIFFIN on October 30, 2003
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    Come to Papa - Rampage Jackson: Savage brawler, loving father

    Photo by Jeanne RiceQuinton "Rampage" Jackson--mixed martial-arts maestro, No. 1 middleweight Pride Fighting contender, Costa Mesa resident--arrives in a fittingly beefy, black Ford Expedition with large, white letters spelling out Memphisacross the...

    by ANGIE DRISKELL on October 30, 2003
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    Best Politics, Art, and Outdoor Sports

    BEST PLACE EVER We write about the Atlantis Playcenter every year, and we will not stop. In the past, we've called it the "coolest park in Orange County," but that probably didn't do it justice since it's probably the coolest place in Orange Count...

    on October 30, 2003
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    We Have Lots of Dead Animals - AAA Electra 99 is making art a threat again

    Photo by Jack GouldChris Burden might have turned a lot of heads in the art world when he let his friends shoot a .22 into his arm, but at Anaheim's AAA Electra 99 gallery, hijinks like that wouldn't impress anyone. Gallery overlord Richard Johnson-...

    by Chris Ziegler on October 30, 2003
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    Revitalize This

    Log on to the Olson Co.'s website, www.theolsonco.com. Go ahead. We'll wait. Once you're there, you'll find the site festooned with revolving photos of bright jars of daisies and cool, artsy chessboards--just the things with which you'll doubtless...

    by REBECCA SCHOENKOPF on October 30, 2003
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    Breakfast at the Beach Ball

    Photo by James BunoanAfter spending what had been a typical whiskey-drenched Tuesday night out with some friends, the idea of going to the Beach Ball at 6 a.m. the next morning seemed ingenious--fun, even. When the alarm went off five hours later,...

    by ELLEN GRILEY on October 30, 2003
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    Swing, Swing! - They shoot pornos, dont they?

    You know, it's getting harder and harder to get a proper rise out of people. Imagine it's five years ago, and Bill Clinton is the President of the Yewnited States. Imagine an old magazine interview is unearthed wherein he brags about his penchant fo...

    by PATSY BAYE on October 30, 2003
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    Skie Do

    Photo by Jeanne RiceSkie Bender is the lead singer and bassist for Fountain Valley art-poet rock band the Fireants (though Bender and her husband, guitarist Kevin Jacobs, are sadly relocating this winter to Olympia, Washington. Damn them. OC Weekly...

    by Rich Kane on October 30, 2003
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    Killing Them Loudly - When Tributes Attack

    Saturday night at Press Box, a divey Anaheim sports bar. Occasion: Headbanger's Ball No. 6, a convergence of assorted, alleged tribute bands. The all-girl wait staff wear tight, breast-enhancing tops with black-and-white referee-stripe patterns--if ...

    by Rich Kane on October 30, 2003
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    The Best Movie Theater Ever

    Located across from UC Irvine, inconspicuously wedged between Diedrich Coffee and Yoga Path, is the finest movie theater not just in Orange County, but in the entire world. When Capturing the Friedmans, the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize ...

    by NATHAN CALLAHAN on October 30, 2003
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    Best Entertainment, Nightlife and Music

    IMMENSE ORGAN His name is Dick Loderhose, so maybe it figures he's the guy with the biggest organ in Orange County. That doesn't make its 50,000 pounds of perfectly formed pipe any less incredible. "I've had this organ for almost 50 years," Loderh...

    on October 30, 2003
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    Deconstructing the Demonizing of Disgusting Dinners

    The best article I ever wrote, according to OC Weeklyoverlord Will Swaim, was "Goat Spine and More!" (Aug. 1, 2003). The food review profiled El Rincn del Oso, a bustling Tijuana restaurant at which the overwhelming draw is a moist-pink, nerve-ridd...

    by GUSTAVO ARELLANO on October 30, 2003
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    Best Dining

    Photo by James BunoanHOST/MOST We're not complaining but some Laguna Beach shop owners are a bit too snobby for our tastes. That's not the case with Joel Herzer, owner of Woody's at the Beach. The eternally smiling Herzer regularly takes the time ...

    on October 30, 2003
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    Fox on Box Shocks, Rocks! - TVs The O.C. best captures whats really real about our town

    Mainstream newspaper writers have gotten themselves and their readers in a lather about Fox TV's The O.C. It's a fraud, the critics say. Internet message boards have been lit up by OC natives--including Newport Beach teens--who insist they're nothin...

    by Matt Coker on October 30, 2003
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    Notorious Uber Alles

    Real notorious in Orange County runs deep. And it's not the cybercaf gangs, the backward cadre of congressmen known as the Cavemen, or Randy Kraft pulling over to the side of the 405--all of which have won the label "notorious" from the national pr...

    by STANLEY LAUGHNER on October 30, 2003
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    This Monkeys Gone to Heaven - The rest of us are stuck here

    Let me tell you about a little monkey. His name was Jerry. He lived right in Fullerton and Anaheim in the 1940s and '50s. Jerry's was a typical Orange County success story. Though Africa had been his home, it was in OC that Jerry was able to reach...

    by JIM WASHBURN on October 30, 2003
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    Introduction

    "His name is Dick Loderhose, so maybe it figures he's the guy with the biggest organ in Orange County. That doesn't make its 50,000 pounds of perfectly formed pipe any less incredible. 'I've had this organ for almost 50 years,' Loderhose says, 'an...

    on October 30, 2003
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