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  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Bob Rodman's Fountain of Youth Is His Camera

    The mascot of OC's rock scene stays out all hours of the night. He has taken shots and partied with some of the rowdiest local bands around. He's so popular that musicians have started a fan club in his honor; they even have buttons with his name on them. In a crowd, he never fails to stand out, wit ... More >>

  • Film

    August 15, 2013
  • Film

    June 27, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Carnage Doesn't Trap Himself Into Making One Style of Dance Music

    There are some artists who are destined for the lime-light. Even their names offer some insight to their future and Carnage is no exception. Born Diamante (which means "Diamond" in Spanish) Blackmon, the big "black man" from Guatemala was like a rare diamond in the rough who moved to Maryland at six ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Three EDM Artist to Watch This Summer

    EDM is a tough genre to stay on top of, even for the most devout kandi kid. The explosion of festivals like Electric Daisy Carnival, the abundance of DJ residencies and tours around the world and the mammoth popularity of sites like Beatport, its not always easy to decipher between the next big sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Margaret Cho Gives Us the Top Five Macho Bands That Lesbians Are Secretly Into.

    Comedian Margaret Cho would like you to know something about the musical taste of the average lesbian. It's not just k.d. lang and Tori Amos shuffling around in their iPods. Their musical tastes can vary as much as anyone's. And sometimes they're looking for tunes with some serious balls. As a celeb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    [UPDATED: THIS THURSDAY!] Next OC Weekly-KCRW Good Food Happy Hour February 7 at the Bruery in Placentia!

    Updated, with new info on the bottom...ORIGINAL POST, JAN. 8, 8 A.M.: All right, gentle readers: it's time for our next Happy Hour in conjunction with KCRW-FM 89.9's Good Food with Evan Kleiman, and we're going to do something different for the next one, which is February 7. Instead of flooding an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2012

    The OCeeker: The Rock and the Prophet Who Made an Ass of Himself

    There are three rites of passage for American men, and a lot of you ball bearers don't know what they are, because you either didn't have a daddy, or your daddy didn't raise you right.The first two are easy, and no, the OCeeker ain't talkin' a mamby-pamby trip to Wrigley Field and some backpacking-t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    On the Line: Keba Parker of A Bite Truck, Part Two

    We were rather fortunate to run into some of Keba's friends at their first truck stop, and we thank them for contributing to our line of questioning. It made our interview even more entertaining. Our discussion turns to family, superheroes, and a certain quote, "Chefs are so crazy. If we weren't che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    On the Line: Jonathan Eng of Le Pain Quotidien, Part Two

    Over the snap, crackle and pop of bulgogi, Jonathan Eng compared and contrasted the differences between East and West Coast states-of-mind. His interests outside of the bakery vary from surfing to photography, and we discuss them further in today's segment. Read our interview with Jonathan Eng of Le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2012

    The OCeeker: Baha'i Center and the Pick-a-Prophet People of God

    A lot of ye heathen have a favorite phrase whenever the question of God, man and the meaning of it all comes up: "I'm not religious. I'm spiritual." Granted, ye only say this when accosted by a Jehovah's Witness or downing a Natural Light in the drowning hours of night. But good on ya anyway, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    On the Line: Ryan O'Melveny Wilson of Five Crowns and SideDoor, Part Two

    Before this chef hopped on a plane to Chi-town for business (to work on a burger blend and attend a quarterly financial meeting), Ryan O'Melveny Wilson had enough time to answer those burning questions, such as what he thought of his Chiquita-banana costume. Maybe his answer belonged in part one, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    On the Line: Justin Shea of Hapa J's, Part Two

    ​The self-proclaimed owner/busboy of Hapa J's in San Clemente, Justin Shea's got some stories to tell. From his brother's taste in wardrobe, to his high school game days, Justin's hobbies vary more than their menu. If you didn't catch a glimpse of his son Jaedon, be sure to review part one for a f ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2012

    Alkaline Trio Make Me Feel Like Gollum

    I'm so vain, you probably think this story is about Alkaline Trio

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    12th Planet, Flinch at Dubtroit's 3 Year Anniversary at the Constellation Room, Feb. 28, 2012

    ​Dubtroit's 3rd AnniversaryConstellation Room, Santa AnaFeb. 28, 2012Dubtroit celebrated its third birthday last night at the Constellation Room with The End is Near Tour, featuring local favorite 12th Planet plus guests. Filled with (mostly) a bro-type demographic, the event was predictably high ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    3hree Things: Major League Baseball Players Have Horrible Taste In Music

    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. "Durr Durr Hurrka Durr Deeoodle Dee Dooo Hurka Murr Murr Hem Haw Durkle Doo..." -Stapp​Major ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Black Lips Clean Up (A Bit) For 'Arabia Mountain'

    Zach Wolfe​Atlanta's Black Lips are notorious for grimy garage pop matched by equally dirty antics--puking on stage, making out with each other, making fun of Wavves. For plenty of us, this was exactly how a band such as theirs should act, and sound. So we could be forgiven for being dubious at t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    The Really Really Free Market Over the Weekend

    ​When you see flashing advertisements on your web browser announcing you've won a free laptop, iPod, Luis Vuitton purse, the "scam" light bulb goes off in your head. Even when you get a coupon for a free burger, one scan of the fine print will show you that you need to buy the same damn burger to ... More >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2011

    Harry Shum: The 'Glee' Actor/Dancer Is On the Good Foot

    The show's poppin'-and'-lockin' 'Other Asian' steps out of the shadows

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    OC Register Article on Factory Records Has Best. Lede. Ever. LOL.

    Miguel VasconcellosDave James of Factory Records​We're not even going to say anything about how OC Register published a story on vinyl records making a comeback, five days after we put the same story on our cover (Revinylized, by Brandon Ferguson) on the same people, and photographed by a former O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Ten Signs You're an Aging Gamer

    ​Yesterday was my birthday. That means another year in my life has come and gone, and I'm another year closer to the inevitable grave.Although my life has taken many twists and turns within the span of a single year, one thing remains constant--I still play A LOT of video games.Since I'm a few yea ... More >>

  • Music

    December 30, 2010

    Preacher's Sons Will Teach You

    [Locals Only] At Detroit Bar, Of Course

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Top 10 Accused Perverts of 2010

    ​Gropers. Kiddie rapers. Sex blackmailers. Public masturbators. Kiddie porn possessors. And a dude who wanted women to fuck his dog.Yep, Orange County's got some winners all right.What follows is a list of the top 10 accused perverts of 2010. Keep in mind that these folks are innocent until proven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    White Elephant Mix: Honeypie​Huntington Beach folk-pop lovelies Honeypie tackle the totally un-PC Christmas classic "Santa Baby" with understated aplomb. The recording is spare, just Trisha Smith's girlish vocals and Ryan Radcliff's reverb-soaked guitar picking. It may not be an earth-shattering rendition (Cynthia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Ten Most Ridiculously Expensive Tron Products

    DisneyQuorra Couture Platform Sandal designed by Jerome C. Rousseau retailing for $795​Yesterday, the Hollywood Reporter revealed that Disney was launching a high-end accessory and shoe line inspired by Tron: Legacy. While every ultra-hyped Disney movie release goes hand-in-hand with an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Dueling Dishes: Sushilicious vs. Kaisen

    Edwin Goei SushiliciousOn this episode of Dueling Dishes we pit two revolving sushi houses. Sushilicious is the newcomer; Kaisen is the long-established contender. But this week, we're not comparing just a single dish between the two of them. Since one dish can literally constitute just one b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    3hree Things: Why I Listened To Menomena's New Record 43 Times This Weekend (And Am Not Even Remotely Sick Of It Yet)

    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, being an OC native and, of course, music.​I moved from Irvine to back to Orange just over two months ago, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Visit A Bar, Catch A Lobster... Maybe

    Courtesy of CA Lobster Zone​"Have you ever played the lobster game?" "The lobster game?" "Yeah, the kind with the claw." "Is this some kind of sick pick-up line? If it is, you need more help than I can give you."

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Dragonette's Dan Kurtz

    Dance-rockers Dragonette open for Little Boots at the Glass House, Friday 3/12How do you make an album for the iPod generation? If your Dragonette's Dan Kurtz, you don't. You just pick the sounds and melodies that move you, hit the studio, and when you come out with a dozen of songs, you're done. It ... More >>

  • Music

    July 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Teen Drama Soundtrack Recap: Week of Nov. 17

    Radio is dead. MTV, as you have no doubt heard by now, doesn't play music videos anymore. The best bet for bands these days is to get their song played on a TV show or commercial, as crass as that might sound—just ask Sia, whose "Breathe Me" became a hit after appearing in the series finale of "S ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 6, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    Last Night: Coldplay, Shearwater, Jon Hopkins @ The Forum

    By Andrew Youssef Better Than: Watching the video for "Viva La Vida" on your new iphone. Download: Previously unreleased track "Death Will Never Conquer" from the It's fitting that the Forum is primarily used as a church these days, with the occasional concert scheduled for variety. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    Solid Gold

    Souled Out

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2008

    The (Busted) Reg-O-Meter©—Week Ending March 29

    [Reg-O-Meter staff memo: With yet another entry this week of the name “Gordon Dillow,” the Reg-O-Meter, after being in operation a mere three weeks, incurred a major, possibly fatal technological malfunction—goddamn Radio Shack parts. Until repairs can be made, the Reg-O-Meter has been shut do ... More >>

  • Music

    December 20, 2007

    CD Review

    Oh Astro, Champions of Wonder (Illegal Art)

  • Features

    November 15, 2007

    The Musical Gospel According to Ikey Owens

    FEEDBACK: 10 Bands from OC/Long Beach You Need to Know

  • Culture

    August 16, 2007

    Sunday Best

    The Chance takes a big one with Stephen Sondheim’s smartest musical

  • Film

    June 28, 2007

    Past Action Hero

    Even with the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is just . . . old

  • Film

    March 22, 2007

    Again With the Serious Face

    Adam Sandler plays a 9/11 widower in Reign Over Me and finally nails a somber role

  • Columns

    April 27, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    April 19 - April 25

  • Film

    February 9, 2006

    Fire Bomb

    Ford limps and wheezes through his latest action thriller, Firewall

  • News

    January 12, 2006

    Hot for Teacher

    The conviction of Sarah Bench-Salorio raises questions wed rather not think about. And so we havent. Not much, anyhow. Maybe just a little

  • Film

    November 17, 2005

    Four Wizards and a Funeral

    Harry Potter goes through growing pains

  • Unknown

    October 27, 2005

    Halloween 2015

    Everyone's a star! So here's your script!

  • Unknown

    September 15, 2005

    Get a Little Weird

    This week in nightlife and more
    Sept. 15 - Sept. 22

  • Music

    March 10, 2005

    'It's Getting Scary'

    Living Legends vs. a media monster

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Sophisticated Space-y

    Galactic channel the Meters

  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    College Admissions

    Take the Kanye West aptitude test

  • Music

    March 25, 2004


    Our annual South By Southwest report

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