Philip Larkin's famous and bitter poem, "This Be the Verse," about what Mom and Dad do to you has "faults" and a "coastal shelf" which suits me fine for some easy book talk this week by way of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, that toxic and dilapidated Three Stooges movie with the endearingly ... More >>
Voodoo Fix, made up of Abe Rivers, Scott P, Captain Willy, Demario Dunn and Doc Russell, mixes blues, folk, and funk in their debut, Not For Nothing. There's a record release party in Irvine's Anthill Pub (4200 Campus Dr.) today; check out how it was made and a pretty cool video after the jump.
"Orange County" starFrom a Friday morning plane ride to Salt Lake City with Todd Lowe to a Saturday afternoon bus ride through Park City with Colin Hanks. Since it's a confirmed fact everything happens in threes, one wonders what the next mode of transportation/young star combo will b ... More >>
Photo by Matt Coker Drake Doremus at the 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival party for filmmakers.Drake Doremus, the former Santa Ana resident whose comedy Spooner scooped up several awards on the festival circuit, just learned his newest film will make its world premiere at Sundance.Douchebag--whic ... More >>
The Orange County Register is apparently running a story tomorrow saying that 25 people are being laid off from the paper in just the latest downsizing by Freedom Communications and its corporate investor overlord, Blackstone.
One person who's leaving is Susan Jacobs, an editor who took a buy-out ... More >>
This week, an anonymous source sent the Weekly a poem called "Scowl," which appears to be a riff on Allen Ginsberg's famous and similarly-titled manifesto of 1950s beatnik angst, "Howl." The poem also appears to be written by someone intimately familiar with the inner workings of the Orange County R ... More >>