It's been more than a year now since my "50 Reasons Why Orange County is the Worst Effing Place in America" listicle scandalized so many, and I still get crap for it. I'll always stand by it, because everything in it was true. But to the haters, I offer this olive branch: at least we're not Los Ange ... More >>
We're not sure why parents are in an uproar over Miley's VMA performance since sexual content has been a staple on MTV for over twenty years. Let's look back on controversial VMA performances from twenty and ten years ago. See also: The Funniest 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Tweets
Local music festival, Viva Pomona highlights some of the biggest Southern California acts in it's second year this Saturday, July 27th. With headliners Allah-Lahs being backed by more than 20 other artists, the two-staged event will be one of Pomona's biggest music events of the year. With so much t ... More >>
The actor from OC is all grown up now but still loves his 'Arrested Development' character
In every way, Todd Berger's film contradicts its title
FYF FestLos Angeles Historic State ParkSeptember 2, 2012See Also:*Interview with FYF Founder Sean Carlson*5 Great Reunited Bands at FYF 2012*Octomom performs at FYF? WTF?Expanding a music festival to two days can be a lofty, even risky task. It's twice the work, twice the amount of bands to keep hap ... More >>
The Seinfeld Food Truck made its first stop on its eight-city national tour Wednesday afternoon in Newport Beach.
[Trendzilla] Anaheim duo Traci and Patrick Medeiros-Bagan rock the DIY circuit with their crocheted masterpieces
Comedian Patrice O'Neal died yesterday morning as a result of a stroke that he suffered in October. With plenty of projects under his belt, including roles on The Chappelle Show and Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, cameos in The Roast of Charlie Sheen and Arrested Development, and frequent guest ... More >>
For this year's New Yorker Festival, a Bluth Family Reunion took place--and creator Mitchell Hurwitz, along with Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, David Cross, Portia di Rossi, Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat, Jeffrey Tambor and Jessica Walter gathered today, Sunday afternoon, in Manhattan for a ... More >>
Who knew you could condense all of West Side Story into three minutes of a Best Coast song? Drew Barrymore did it using Chloe Moretz and Tyler Posey--and it's so, so cute. There's street dancing, tagging, gangs, ultra cute kids and a heartbreaking love story. Alia Shawkat (Maeby Funke from Arrest ... More >>
Jeffrey Tambor as George Bluth Sr.It seems every few months we've got another Arrested Development star assuring us that a film is indeed happening.Well, now it's Jeffrey Tambor's turn. As the Huffington Post reports, Tambor--who's currently promoting his new "romantic comedy serial killer film"- ... More >>
An 11th-hour relocation saves the 12th annual celebration of cinema
Universal StudiosMichael Cera as Scott PilgrimUPDATE: Passion Pit is playing at the Fox Theater on Saturday, Dec. 4, with We Barbarians, Pepper Rabbit...and Mr. Heavenly, making a Michael Cera sighting a 99.9 percent possibility! Yesterday, Pitchfork broke the news that actor Michael Cera ( ... More >>
The 2010 California Biennial is chock-a-block o' great!
A movie version of Fox's cult classic Arrested Development--the best TV series about Orange County ever made (and I'll cut any girl who claims otherwise!)--has been on and off again more often than an electric blender with a short in it.However, there has been encouraging news lately from an unli ... More >>
The Hype: Despite Orange County's out-dated reputation as a no-fly zone for hip-hop, this local showcase of MCs and DJs at the House of Blues, Anaheim grabbed some serious attention thanks to the eclectic, four-piece tribe Return of the Dream Team. The supergroup of sorts is Huntington Beach duo LD ... More >>
Built to Spill are playing the Galaxy Theatre on August 25--yes, Built to Spill, the Boise-based icons of '90s and '00s indie rock. Pretty nifty.This is at least a mild surprise, given the types of shows that usually come to the Galaxy: pop/hip-hop/dance (LMFAO and Shwayze both their earlier this mo ... More >>
A big hole is ripping through the safety net, according to the Orange County Funders Roundtable, a coalition of local foundations that today released results of a countywide study that found 58 percent of responding nonprofits are facing declining revenues in 2009 and more than 66 percent are seeing ... More >>
Frost/Nixon may have gotten skunked at the Oscars, but it did win "Best Picture for Grown-ups" in AARP the Magazine's awards for movies those over 50 enjoy. Otherwise, the media's fixation with Opie's flick is waning, but not with Richard Nixon himself, who is rolled into the plot line of ... More >>
I'm not naive--I knew before coming here that Orange County didn't have the best reputation among outsiders (too conservative, not hip enough, not enough to do, etc.). I didn't think it was a big deal; where I come from doesn't exactly have the most street cred, either, and I've really enjoyed my ti ... More >>
As you no doubt have heard by now, Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman was seriously injured in a car accident today. As you probably heard from Mark McGrath by now, Freeman's accident is now being lumped in with a supposed “Curse of The Dark Knight,” a spate of recent tragedies suffered by other ... More >>
Much ink and megabytes has been and will be spilled regarding UCLA's embarrassing loss in the Final Four yesterday, but no one has yet discussed the "Final Countdown" curse. Before tipoff, the UCLA band played a brass version of the 1986 glam rocker immortalized by GOB Bluth in greatest-show-about- ... More >>
Liqdzunshine ain't your father's hip-hop crew, but they may be your mother's
Cast of old men in leather pants on the road to nowhere good in Wild Hogs
'I mean, just look at those Victorias Secret models. Every one of them has a prominent mound. I think this bears out the idea that the moundier, the better'
Deck the Halls, Dhoom2, Flannel Pajamas, Let's Go to Prison, Opal Dream
Let's Go to Prison; Sweet Land
'State of Emergency: Disaster Response in California'
OnDVD: Pretty In Pink vs. Some Kind of Wonderful
OnDVD: Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That!
Orange County Housecleaners tells the stories of your maids
San Diego wakes up, finds an Orange County freeway in its yard
Mr. Show With Bob & David: The Complete Series
Orange County New Years Eve
July 21 - July 28
Cross and Patton Oswalt funny it up for tsunami relief
Bob Marley lives forever
Grinch and bear it
We take a ride through OCs 909!
Foxs Arrested Development captures Newport