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  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    U2's iPhone6 Invasion: What We Learned

    It's been nearly 200 years since anti-Irish sentiments (especially "Irish Need Not Apply" signs) became a part of American history. Now, U2, which hails from Dublin, Ireland, has become the poster child for another unwelcome invasion. Starting September 9th, Apple boasted that it would give U2's new ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 30, 2014
  • Culture

    January 9, 2014

    Pushcase: A Smartphone Case Wallet

    [Trendzilla] Ben Yoshiharo looks to Kickstart his ingenious invention

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Former American Idol Contestant Victim of Theft By Dummy

    Remember Todrick Dramaul Hall? If you don't, don't worry because we kinda forget his face too, but he was on American Idol back in 2010. But that's not why he's in the news this week. Hall was the victim of a theft while performing at a retirement ceremony for Hazard Elementary School's principal. ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 21, 2013


    [Hey, You!] A journey into the mind of a liberal-hating industrialist

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    The Lime Truck Gets Put Into New Mobile Game 'Order Up!! Food Truck Wars'

    The Lime Truck's action-packed run on The Great Food Truck Race is long behind us, but now you can relive the competition-on-wheels simply by pulling out your phone. "Order Up!! Food Truck Wars" (yes, that's two exclamation points) is a new multi-player mobile game from Irvine-based Superv ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 16, 2012

    C. Wonder Hits the C-Spot

    [Trendzilla] The new Fashion Island boutique is the first West Coast outpost of the retail cult hit

  • Culture

    June 28, 2012

    Summer Craft Classes

    [Trendzilla] Canning, pinhole photography and other great things to learn this summer

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    NYU Grad Student Perfecting Burrito-Making Robot

    The Internet is just catching up today to the Burritob0t, the manic creation of New York University grad student Marko Manriquez. It's exactly what it sounds like: a robot that makes burritos."Because the burrito is a mass market consumable, it lends easily as a way for examining and stimulating di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Feds Arrest Alleged OC Counterfeiters in iPhone Shopping Spree

    A federal grand jury has indicted two Southern California residents for an odd, illegal shopping spree for iPhones.Matthew An and Sam June Kim face six federal charges including passing counterfeit currency and conspiracy, according to records at the Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse in Santa Ana.The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    The Iron Press in Costa Mesa: Toothsome Waffleliciousness!

    First reported by Michelle, we ended up at South Coast Collection's The Iron Press last week for a friends and family unofficial opening.  Beer taps and waffle irons abounding, we took a seat at their counter to check things out.In a building directly across from OC Mart Mix, the windowed, corn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    3hree Things: Must-Haves For Unapologetic Baseball Geeks

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.If you're a baseball superfan like me, your GeekMeter™ has probably been in the red since Spri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Leak at San Onofre May Bring Summer Blackouts

    ​Download the Flashlight iPhone app, or if you're old-school, get out the scented Bath & Bodyworks candles. Orange County may be in store for the Summer of Rolling Blackouts, thanks to ongoing troubles at San Onofre. 

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Cocoa Lounge Heats Up The Island Hotel

    ​[Disclaimer: All photos were taken in a dimly lit space. Between my camping flashlight and iPhone, there's only so much visual aid this Forker can provide. And may we remind you that chocolate is brown to begin with. As a supervisor used to say, "Brown: Working hard to be your favorite color."]In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Another Day, Another Craigslist Crime in Irvine

    ​The city of Irvine proudly proclaims itself America's safest city, and it surely is when it comes to your garden variety rapes, assaults and murders. But even America's safest city must deal with scam artists, boiler room operators and FBI informants who infiltrate mosques. Indeed, it's that ball ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Chef Joe Youkhan's Tasting Spoon

    ​Stories of Joe Youkhan's arancini reached my ears long before his truck of many colors hit the road. I was invited to a couple of pre-launch events, but it was during a really busy period at work and I had my head buried in software design rather than in luxe lonchera launchesThe truck doesn't ke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2011

    This Week In Food: The Racist Chinese Restaurant in Dubai, The Holiday Bruxie and Eating Baby Jesus via Riverfront Times​A very merry Christmas to you and yours from us here at OC Weekly! Enjoy all of the highlights from Stick A Fork In It this week in this blog entry and we'll see you after the holidays!

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Recipe of the Week: Fun With Empanadas

    Dave Lieberman​Last week, I talked about how easy it was to make panisses, and the photo (taken with my old iPhone, yeah, yeah, haters gonna hate) had some empanadas in the background. Empanadas are, with about $10 worth of equipment you might not already own, the easiest appetizer to make.

  • Culture

    July 28, 2011

    MouseWait and More of OC's Best Apps!

    [Trendzilla] Download them now. Even better? They're FREE!

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Craigslist Deal Turned Robbery in Garden Grove, Police Still Looking for 1 Suspect

    Laron James​I think I smell a sequel to the Craigslist Killer movie here. An appropriate title: the Hellacious Heist in Garden Grove.​​Garden Grove police arrested two robbery suspects--and are still looking for a third man--after a cell-phone sale initiated on Craigslist w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Top 8 Music Tech Gifts for Father's Day

    ​Father's Day is around the corner, and if you're like us, you're just now realizing it. It's okay--you still have time, and OC Weekly is here for you. We decided to make it easy on you and show you some of your options, ranging from simple vinyl record frames to high-tech speaker systems and tu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    This Week in Food: Banned Grasshopper Tacos, The Greatest 'Cue in Texas, and Acceptable Pantry Items!

    Flickr user uberculture​Another great week wrapped up in the wackiest food blog this side of Fast Food Maven. Legitimate highlights after the jump!

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    No. 92: Sticky Rice With Chicken at Quan Hy

    Edwin Goei​Welcome to the Weekly's list of our 100 Favorite Dishes for 2011! Tune in every day until we get to número uno! Now, on to the latest entry. . . .Xoi ga is sticky rice with chicken, a Vietnamese street dish that, if I wanted to oversimplify, closely mirrors Hainan chicken--boiled or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2011

    Coachella: Big Audio Dynamite Nostalgia Not Enough; Animal Collective Needs More Weird

    Animal Collective promo shot because iPhone camera FAIL​Big Audio Dynamite was one of my favorite bands when I was a tween. My friends and I even illustrated their songs in classroom doodles. But I'm not in the mood for nostalgia, just some psychedelic, mind-contorting reverb after three songs by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    This Week in Food: Pexican Cuisine, Urban Homesteading, and iPhone Calories!

    Flickr user Robert Banh​Another fantabulous week at Stick a Fork in It, with stories suited for the Diggers, Forkers, and Know Nothings among you! Highlights after the jump!

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    CHART: Sony NGP Vs. Nintendo 3DS Vs. the iPhone 4

    ​Within the span of a single week, Nintendo and Sony have set the stage for the latest video-game-system war: the Nintendo 3DS vs the Sony NGP.The two systems are vastly different from each other, and each will appeal to a completely different audience. The Sony NGP (cheesily short for next genera ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Orange County Interwebs Horror Show Tokes, Litters and Dances Its Way Into 2011

    ​The first Orange County Interwebs Horror Show of 2011 looks for local smoke shops that don't card and lovingly admires a Surf City solo dancer and a bitch who out-Octomoms Octomom.Don't worry, those last two are separate items.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Eat Here, Not There: Chimichanga

    ​I've never truly understood the appeal of chimichangas, the fried burrito of the Arizona-Sonora region that made their way to Southern California in the 1930s. They're not bad, but I'm the type of guy that likes to grab his burrito, not slice it with a knife (exceptions, of course, for the smothe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Who Hates the TSA?

    ​Jonathan Mann writes a song a day. He's done that for almost two years. Today his song is about the TSA. He doesn't like them.  Apparently this song was big on the Internetz it after the jump.In case that doesn't please you, you can always go to and listen to his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    UFO Makes Knott's a Real Scary Farm

    ​Disneyland may get the bigger crowds when it comes to earthlings, but Knott's Berry Farm may hold the distinction of being more popular among aliens.That's the take away from the iPhone photo of a UFO snapped just before 10 p.m. Tuesday by Ryan Boone, who was waiting in line to ride the Xcelerato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Baby Carrots Marketed as Junk Food in New $25 Million Campaign

    Baby carrots are "extreme"? Whodathunkit? But that's the idea that baby carrot farmers are using to market their if they were junk food. If you can't beat 'em, join 'em, as the saying goes. And it's rather genius in its tongue-in-cheek kind of way. The website for the $25 million "Eat ' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    The Submarines at Detroit Bar Last Night

    Brandon Ferguson​The SubmarinesDetroit BarTuesday, June 29, 2010Husband and wife pop duo the Submarines have been producing sugary sweet ear candy together since 2006. Singer Blake Hazard sings softly with an aw-shucks demeanor while husband Jon Dragonetti fills it out with poppy guitar and wa ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2010

    The Submarines

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Slayer Now Has Pinball App for iPhones

    ​Here's a more passive way to celebrate Slayer than having a slay-in: Play the Slayer pinball game. The highlight of Slayer: Pinball Rocks is a skull that eats your ball and spits it out through its eye socket. Yummy.

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Laguna Hills Company Says Its App Ends Deadly Texting-While-Driving Practice

    ​A Laguna Hills company that creates applications for mobile and stationary telecommunications, claims to have come up with an app to solve "the deadly texting-while-driving social epidemic."

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Surf Deck: The iPhone App To Teach You How to Surf

    ​iPhone users can use the many useful (and worthless) applications for their phone, whether it be to find their new favorite restaurant, to send their secret lover a message with TigerText--an app advertised for adulterers, you see--or to find the closest public restroom. Anything you want: There ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Gadgets and Gear: Checking in on CES (Consumer Electronic Show), Las Vegas (Part 5)

    Editor's note: Correspondent Nathalie Voirin has fired off her fifth update from the CES show in Las Vegas that took place Jan. 7-10. Stay tuned for more of the must-own and ridiculous stuff she spotted! Nathalie VoirinNow your phone can look like a douchebag too! Ed Hardy is now in the phone acces ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Top 10 Orange County Concerts of 2009, No. 3: Wilco, June 20, Fox Theater, Pomona

    Editor's Note: Having spent hours perusing the Heard Mentality archives for a Concert Year in Review feature running in the print issue that streets Jan. 1, I compiled a Top 10 list of the coolest shows to come through Orange County in 2009. I'm posting one per day for the rest of the year. ​Jeff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Booty Shaking, Pole Dancing, PMS Tracking and the Other Most Sexist iPhone Apps of '09

    ​Turns out there's an app for . . . everything. Salon Broadsheet blogger Jessica Roy has compiled the Five Most Sexist Iphone Apps.

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Kogi Scion xD Spotted at L.A. Auto Show

    Photo by Nathan Olivarez-Giles ​Food trend, meet Motor Trend. The L.A. Times Blog has a report and pictures on a super-pimped out Kogi Scion xD spotted at the L.A. Auto Show. No it's not just a car with Kogi stickers on it: this is as close to a Transformer as we can get -- a car molded in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    VIDEO: The New Limb Covering 'Wild World' on KUCI

    Costa Mesa's the New Limb, Huntington Beach's Honeypie and some d-bag named Albert stopped by KUCI's Press Pass Music show this afternoon. You can download an mp3 of the entire show, including Honeypie's cover of "I've Just Seen a Face," here; and check out this video of the New Limb covering "Wild ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Obama Opens Up Government Data; You Figure Out What It Means To OC

    The tech press today is chatting about, the newly launched website from the federal government. It makes available raw data collected by government agencies as diverse as the National Weather Service to the FBI. I spent the last half-hour trying to find pull some OC-related nugget of knowle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Kogi Invades OC Tonight (Fullerton) And The Rest of The Week (Anaheim & Orange)!

    Let's cut to the chase shall we? Here's the SCHED-OOLEY! Tuesday (TONIGHT!) 7PM-10PM@2 J's Cocktail Lounge - 120 W Houston Ave in Fullerton Thursday 9:30PM-1AM@Juke Joint - 735 N Anaheim Blvd in Anaheim Saturday 10:30PM-1AM@District Lounge - 223 W Chapman Ave in City of Orange(Posted via iP ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    (Definitely Not) Live From Coachella: Good times, but no new finds

    Well, here we are again. Monday....ew. But for those of you who came along for the ride at Coachella 2009, the memories are probably still cycling around in your brain somewhere. Otherwise, you'd probably be getting some work done instead of trolling the internet looking for the next Albert Ching bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Live from Coachella: Actual Music! We Are Scientists!

    OMG. The inside of Coachella actually exists. After a Homeric oddyssey getting in here, we're watching We Are Scientists on the main stage. Quite a change from the last time I saw them, which was 2006, in front of a few dozen peeps at the Brickhouse in Phoenix, AZ (now closed, I think). They sound ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Get your FREE Coachella App for your iPhone [Correction]

    Correction: Before you read further, the video and description of the Coachella iPhone App below is NOT THE FREE ONE. This program is not affiliated with the festival. The FREE App, written by Dave Bullock has a few specific differences:1) The official Coachella App is FREE, the program below costs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    This Week In Food

    We may have been slightly distracted by Obama's visit to the OC this week, but that didn't stop us from blogging with gusto... Indeed, I tried to guess where the President might eat during his Southland trip (I'm still none the wiser).I also blew the lid off popcorn prices, which have risen an evil ... More >>

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