Further proof that Orange County is a Bizarro World version of Arrested Development's Orange County (or Arrested Development's Orange County is a Bizarro World version of Orange County) comes in a MemorialCare Health System announcement Monday.
A Los Angeles developer and the residents of condos overlooking Newport Bay are at war over something one media source likened to an Arrested Development plot line. At issue is Rick Caruso's 216-foot private yacht Invictus, which the Newport Beach Harbor Commission approved for anchorage in Newport ... More >>
Asked during an audience Q&A session at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal whether Arrested Development will be coming back, the creator of the best television series (fictional or otherwise) about life in Orange County answered, "Definitely." Mitch Hurwitz, who bounced between divorce ... More >>
Hi, we hope your week was swell. And we want to make your weekend even better by showing you some awesome things. Sure, this is really just a recap of awesome things, but we need page views and you need condensed information so you can get to partying even sooner. Here we go... This week, Edwin wen ... More >>
Karen Clark, who describes herself as a "freelance designer, writer, TV junkie," saw the Weekly's exhaustive coverage in anticipation of the new Arrested Development season coming Sunday and offered to provide an add-on. After the jump is her detailed infographic breaking down how each Bluth family ... More >>
So fly your Arrested Development freak flag at 'I Just Blue Myself'
It's also a metaphor for the OC-ification of America
Arrested Development's David Cross and Michael Cera on Mitch Hurwitz's genius and Orange County's 'esteemed taste'
This coming Thursday, make sure to pick up the dead-tree edition of your favorite infernal rag--scratch that. EVERY Thursday, make sure to pick up the dead-tree edition of your favorite infernal rag--but this one in particular will be a special one, as it's devoted to Arrested Development, the great ... More >>
Click here to find out where you can sign a Change.org petition to bring Bluth's Original Frozen Banana stand to Newport Beach!ORIGINAL POST, MAY 8, 1:30 P.M.: To promote the 15 new episodes being released soon of Arrested Development--only the best television show ever about life in Orange County, ... More >>
As a guest food blogger brilliantly reported on the Weekly's Stick a Fork In It, NetFlix is promoting new Arrested Development episodes by taking Bluth's Original Frozen Banana stand to London, New York and Los Angeles. That's sparked a petition drive to bring the stand to the wacky family's "hometo ... More >>
Well howdy-do, and welcome to another week in food. This time around, Edwin reviewed Black Trumpet Bistro in Huntington Beach, and then he gave us the restaurant roll call for April. He announced the opening of Tootsie - a cute ice cream shop in Santa Ana. And last, he told us that MTV will soon ha ... More >>
Arrested Development, one of the funniest television shows of all time, and the single greatest documentary EVER about this wild, crazy land of ours, is returning May 26 via Netflix. Announcement came out today and is spreading like wildfire.We here at the Weekly just blue ourselves in giddiness. Al ... More >>
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Making a fourth season of Arrested Development, the side-splitting comedy more realer about Orange County than any reality show claiming to depict the real OC, is succeeding because of Netflix, according to Mr. Tobias Fünke himself, David Cross. That's not a reference to the tens of millions of vie ... More >>
At last! Arrested Development fans have waited and waited (and waited) for the hilariously dysfunctional Bluth family to reenter their lives, and now, that day seems so much closer. Deadline reports that the new installment of the Orange County-based TV series begins production today. All ... More >>
No touching! It's an art show. Arrested Development, the best-ever TV show based on life in Orange County, has inspired more than 60 artists to create works for "There's Always Money in the Banana Stand," an awesome exhibit that opens tonight at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles. (OC would have been the m ... More >>
Flickr user Pepa_QuinDesigner Matt De Lanoy has taken on the world of Arrested Development--in Lego form! Check out his Flickr set for some awesomely detailed pieces like, yes, the infamous Bluth house, the stair car, Gob Bluth on a Segway (...with Franklin) and even a hooked Buster Bluth alongsi ... More >>
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It's time for our weekly round-up of all the tasty news you may have missed (see awesome popsicle to the right).Taste it all after the jump!
It is amazing (and hella disturbing) how most people even bother to scan, let alone read a story anymore before spreading it around the Internet. Sign of the times, I guess. But when the offending organization is the Huffington Post (which carries my ¡Ask a Mexican! column), such a rush for web ... More >>
"It's not like Valentine's day, it's about the spiritual and mental connection we have for each other."- Yung HummaWhether they're doing it earnest or trying to be funny, the Turquoise Jeep Collective (the same people who gave you "Cavities" and "Lemme Smang It") have done it again. They've decre ... More >>
What's purported to be the plot to the movie based on the best-ever television show based on life in Orange County has leaked out.The source of the scoop is said to be someone very close to the production of the Arrested Development movie.Meanwhile, there's big news involving a cast member centra ... More >>
This Corona del Mar spot looks yuppie, but makes doughnuts worthy of Anaheim
Between the start of our epic Final Pho tournament and news of quizzes that we can actually win, it was quite the week here at your favorite infernal blog. Highlights after the jump!
FOXPageant of the Masters! Buster! George Sr.!On Wednesday, April 6, Geeks Who Drink will host at the Auld Dubliner in Tustin a quiz centered on the greatest show to ever take place in Orange County: Arrested Development. You're telling me I can win cash monies for knowing in what city the Bluths ... More >>
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So we've been following this for a while, but here's some real news straight from Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz himself: It looks like it will happen. And it may happen this year.
Us, too, Tobias. Us, too.We've been tracking its progress for a while, but the best television series ever to be based in Orange County--and really, best television series ever?--at long last is (seemingly) really going to be made into a film after all. And, on top of it all, Arrested Development ... More >>
Long Beach Playhouse
Courtesy Arrested Development/FOXTobias Fünke, the world's first analrapist. In the last ten years, there have been a slew of television shows based in Orange County, but none ever surpassed the short-lived Arrested Development. After three seasons, the FOX sitcom was slashed due to low ratings, ... More >>
PAGEANT OF THE MASTERS, 8:30 p.m. I miss Arrested Development. Sigh. Laguna Beach Festival of Arts 650 Laguna Canyon Rd. Laguna Beach CA 92651 949-494-1145 COMIX ART, until 9 p.m. Featuring the work of R. Crumb, Bob Kane, Will Koffman, Jack Kirby, Rick Griffin and more! WORLD GALLERY OF FINE ART 19 ... More >>
Blue Man Group
Mitch Hurwitz, the pride of Estancia High who created the fab but now sadly departed Arrested Development, which had been the best show set in Orange County until that reality knock-off Coto de Desperate Housewives came out, tells Entertainment Weekly that wrestling and an animated Saturday morning ... More >>
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