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Arnold Schwarzenegger

  • Film

    March 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 9, 2013

    Arnold Schwarzenegger and Kim Jee-woon Stand for International Cinema at Busan West

    After showing The Last Stand, which is surprisingly better than TV commercials indicate, and scooping up the third-ever Busan West Film Festival Icon Award Friday night, director Kim Jee-woon answered his first question at a post-screening Q&A in Korean before the fellow next to him translated f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Muscle Music: A Schwarzenegger Soundtrack Retrospective

    Today, veteran action icon and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's new movie The Last Stand hits theaters. Being the face of pulse-pounding action for almost four decades, Schwarzenegger's butt-kicking (and occasional comic mischief) has often been accompanied by the most bombastic mu ... More >>

  • Film

    January 17, 2013

    The Selling of the Governator, 2013

    Arnold returns—but do we still need him?

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Backers of Mandatory Helmets for Kids on Ski Slopes Think Gov. Brown Has Rocks in His Head

    ​Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have required skiers and snowboarders under 18 to wear protective helmets.State Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat and child psychologist, authored SB 105, which had received bi-partisan support in the state legislature.

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Ex-Arnold Schwarzenegger Flight Attendant Files $40 Million Libel Suit Against Gawker, National Enquirer

    Schwarzenegger​Arnold Schwarzenegger's longtime personal flight attendant has filed a $40 million lawsuit that claims Gawker, National Enquirer, London Daily Mail and other news outlets libeled her in articles portraying her as the ex-California governor's mistress and one of her son's as his secr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Skeletor v. Terminator: Maria Shriver Files for Divorce from Arnold Schwarzenegger

    ​If you didn't see this one coming, you probably still hold onto the belief machines will not one day enslave us mortals: Skeletal, Oprah-endorsed, Kennedy-spawn Maria Shriver has filed for a divorce from maid-bangin', 'roid-constructed, faded-action-star-turned-gubernatorial flop Arnold Schwarzen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    It's The Mildred Patty Baena Story of a Lifetime

    ​The story of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's family maid-turned-baby mama will be the subject of a Lifetime movie.At least The Mildred Patty Baena Story is a go if comedian Kathy Griffin is to be believed.She shared the clip that follows after the jump on Jimmy Kimmel Live rece ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Five Songs for Schwarzenegger Fans to Console Themselves With

    20 years ago this summer, Pee Wee Herman got busted for indecent exposure in Florida and almost immediately and brilliantly bounced back with a surprise cameo appearance opening the MTV Music Awards a couple of weeks later with the only possible response:Based on everything that's turned up in the n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Arnold Schwarzenneger Inspires Bloody Death Skull's 'Judgment Day: The Musical'

    ​And really, this isn't an Arnold Schwarzenneger post--Ned Raggett already took care of that. Rather, this is another Rapture-related post. Bloody Death Skull wrote the 16-song opus for the end of the world, "Inspired by Terminator 2."

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    [UPDATED with Possible OC Connection] Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver Have Separated

    ​UPDATE, MAY 17, 4:00 P.M. As Matt just blogged, Gawker is reporting there just might be a son of Arnold Schwarzenegger attending class within shouting distance of Weekly World HQ. The (still-unconfirmed) tale of this Orange Coast College student doesn't quite jibe with the confirmed tale of the a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver: Three Songs for the Separation

    Flickr user schumachergirl1956​Just because it's Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver that have announced their separation doesn't mean they can't curl up into their own fetal balls and wallow with miserable music.After all, the Governator has feelings too--even though he doesn't always show it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    The Governator is Back--With a New TV Series

    Nate Mandos/Wikimedia Commons​So maybe that whole stint in politics didn't work out quite as well as planned. Former Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger, who's used to reading lines, has decided that his next project will be a TV show. According to The Hollywood Reporter, details of the secret series ... More >>

  • News

    March 17, 2011

    Fair Games Over the OC Fairgrounds

    The huge swath of public land is in play. But is the whole thing rigged?

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Will Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Apply Lessons Learned to Pending Ski and Snowboard Bills?

    ​You may still be working on your summer tan, but the Southern California ski and snowboard season unofficially officially begins Sept. 18 with Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails at Bear Mountain in Big Bear. The free event features pro snowboarders competing on 110 tons of man-made snow for a total $20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2010

    Today's Best Quote

    Goodbye guv​"He calls himself the green governor and I would agree with that. He's molding."--Irvine insurance broker Ira Forkish in today's Washington Post article, "Arnold Schwarzenegger on the outs in California's Republican Party." Among other points, Sandhya Somashekhar's story notes that Sch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Arnold Schwarzenegger's Indian Tribe Tax Idea Slapped Down

    screenrant.comBarbarian Tax Man"We find all of the state's arguments unpersuasive."--From the Ninth Circuit's ruling this week that California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's made strong-arm efforts to force the Rincon San Luiseno Band of Mission Indians to accept an illegal tax on tribal gambling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Screw the Budget, Says Schwarzenegger, Let's Lawn Bowl!

    With his approval rating at an all-time low, five of his six upcoming ballot propositions headed for defeat and constituents sending him mixed messages (spare education from budget cuts but don't raise taxes), Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger at least has to good sense to focus on what's really important ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    True Liar: Gov. Schwarzenegger brings deceit to real life

    "All [California lawmakers] know how to do is spend, spend, spend . . . Then they realize they are spending too much and so they tax, tax, tax. I will not raise your taxes. I will not cut education."--Arnold Schwarzenegger in October 2003, while campaigning to unseat then-Gov. Gray Davis in a recall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2008

    Schwarzenegger Fragged by Lieutenant

    Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi has just fragged Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger over the 241 (Foothill-South) toll road. The road, proposed by the Irvine-based Transportation Corridor Agencies, would cut through the Donna O'Neill Land Conservancy, itself mitigation for the Talega development, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2007

    Monday's Headlines. No Surprises: Pot not a drug, says Schwarzenegger

    To catch an arsonist: "We will hunt down the people responsible for (the Santiago Fire). We will not fail," Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said over the weekend. "If I were one of those people who started the fire, I would not sleep soundly." Strong words, but how much weight do they carry? Four years ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2007

    Ho no, Pimp yes

    As one of the more obnoxious members of the East Coast media elite, a man with a long history of spewing racist and other repellent nonsense, may have finally damaged his career by using the word "hos", the governor of the West Coast's largest state is about to publicly embrace "pimp" style. &n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2007

    Your Multi-tasking Governor

    "Schwarzenegger had proof of some multi-tasking dexterity," writes LA Times columnist George Skelton, after having a cozy chat with Schwarzenegger in the governor's smoking tent in Sacramento. The column isn't really worth reading, since it mainly recounts Schwarzenegger's very high opinion of Schw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2007

    Them That's Got

    If you belong to one of the groups targeted for a good squeezin' called on to sacrifice in the governor's budget plan-- college students, public school teachers, families on welfare-- rest assured that the truly needy will still be well taken care of. Kate Folmar reports in the San Jose Mercury New ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 22, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!

    Three-Question Especial

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2007

    Healthcare and that Jolly Ol' Elf

    There's been a lot of talk about the governor's universal healthcare plan, but once you get past all the talk you discover… well, that plan may be too strong of a word. The governor's universal healthcare good intention may be more accurate. Anthony York explains in the Capitol Weekly. (emp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007

    Healthy Skepticism

    The first thing to notice about Governor Schwarzenegger's plan, which is being billed as a universal healthcare plan, is that it isn't a universal healthcare plan. It's a mandatory health insurance plan. It will not make sure a sick person gets the treatment he or she needs-- the treatments, drugs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2007

    Arnold's New Era Begins

    In his inaugural address last Friday, Governor Schwarzenegger announced the beginning of a new chapter in California history, the "post-partisan" era, explaining, "The question is not what are the needs of Republicans or Democrats? The real question is what are the needs of our people?… Post- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2007

    The Broken Bone and the Big Bucks

    No doubt Governor Schwarzenegger was really looking forward to all this week's inaugural celebrations. Then came the accident on the ski slopes of Idaho. So out went his participation in the public celebration. Kevin Yamamura of the Sacramento Bee reports: Sidelined with a broken leg requiring m ... More >>

  • News

    November 2, 2006

    Not a 'Stiff,' Nor a 'Loser'

    WEB EXCLUSIVE! The OC Weeklys Statewide picks

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2006

    Arnold Cuts Some Gas

    We keep waiting for Arnold Schwarzenegger to show his true colors, especially with the media reports over the weekend indicating that while the country may swing left in the next election, California may swing back to the right. Surely, then, Schwarzenegger is just biding his time, waiting for more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2006

    The Distance Between Things

    Who knew Newton's laws of motion applied to flying politicians? Consider the case of President Bush, Governor Schwarzenegger, and Newton's third law, which states: "For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction." President Bush flies into California to campaign for two Republican poli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2006

    The Leafy Green

    There are now 171 cases of people sickened by E. coli tainted spinach from Salinas Valley. But don't worry, the Schwarzenegger administration has a plan. True, the source of the infection hasn't been identified yet, though the Sacramento Bee reported last week, The spinach-packaging company in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2006

    NEWSFLASH! Ahnuld Terminates Hummers!

    It says right here that our Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger has sold his eight Hummers after converting to the cause to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. You'll recall that then-action star Schwarzenegger was the one who convinced Hummer's manufacturer to sell the all-terrain military vehicles to ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2006

    Cognitive Overload as a Motorsport

    There's good news if you're one of those people infuriated by the sight of some idiot behind the steering wheel with a cell phone pressed to his head talking and not paying attention while driving-- that idiot's days are numbered. Come Summer 2008, that idiot will be replace by the new and improved ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2006

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ethnologist

    This morning's Los Angeles Times has a story based on a six minute audio tape, "obtained by The Times, of a meeting with some members of his inner circle last spring. At the time, Schwarzenegger was struggling to persuade Republican lawmakers to embrace his plan to place billions of dollars in borro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2006

    The Game Goes On

    You may remember this Arnold Schwarzenegger commercial from the recall election, which described how Sacramento works: "Here's how it works. Money goes in. Favors go out. The people lose. We need to send a message. Game over." Well, if you thought you were sending a message by voting for Schwarze ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2006

    43 vs. 43

    On On Politics, the San Jose Mercury News' political news blog, Kate Folmar reports: An internal poll conducted by Democratic pollster Mark Mellman of The Mellman Group out of Washington, D.C. recently found that the governor's race was a dead heat, I'm told. Forty-three percent of respondents favor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2006

    Backing or Backpedaling?

    Governor Schwarzenegger took a stand on cutting greenhouse gases yesterday. His stand? Going on the commonly held theory that most readers never get beyond the headline and first paragraph of a newspaper story, unless they have some compelling interest in the story, his stand depends on what city yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2006

    Of Swallows, Schwarzenegger, and Swift Boats

    The faithful of Orange County have traditionally been willing to pretend to believe in miracles, even when they know better. Consider the swallows of San Juan Capistrano. Anyone in San Juan Cap with eyes to see, or a freshly washed car to be shat on, knows the birds return March-ishly each year, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2006

    Mostly Grim

    Grim news from beyond our shores. The bombing of the Askariyah shrine in Samarra has pushed Iraq closer to a full blown civil war. Grim news from our shores. Not the Bush administration's secret deal with Dubai Ports, but the public disgust with the Schwarzenegger administration's handling of coa ... More >>

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    December 22, 2005
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    November 17, 2005
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    September 15, 2005
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    October 14, 2004
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    August 5, 2004
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    June 3, 2004
  • News

    April 29, 2004

    I Am the Eggman

    Bullet Train to Vegas, the Governor and a famous flying yolk

  • Film

    February 14, 2002

    Lets Roll!

    Collateral Damage steps out of the shadows

  • Film

    November 23, 2000

    Total Rehash

    Cloning Arnold Schwarzenegger

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