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  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    Rich Mirman Thinks He Can Save the OC Register

    The last thing Rich Mirman expected to do when he became the new publisher of the Orange County Register on Oct. 13 was to deliver newspapers--but he had no other choice. The daily was in a state of chaos, the grand journalism dreams of Register owner Aaron Kushner in shambles. Tens of thousands of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Avenged Sevenfold Used Cover Their Groupies in Piss

    By John Wiederhorn and Katherine Truman Avenged Sevenfold have always occupied a weird space in the annals of OC metal, or metalcore, whatever you want to call it. Despite being rejected by some old-school metal fans (i.e. anyone with a sleeveless denim jacket, a Napalm Death concert stub and tattoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Tasha Tells All...on Porn Conventions!

    Every Monday, adult superstar/OC girl Tasha Reign gives us her thoughts on life, sex, politics and everything in between. Today, Tasha weighs in on the porn conventions--it ain't all booth babes basking in front of fans. Enjoy! By Tasha Reign Every month or so, I usually fly somewhere in the Unite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Irvine Women Ranked Among Top Earners in the Nation from Online Auctions of First Dates

    Ladies in Irvine auction off first dates to the highest bidder--who knew? knows, having ranked the land of bland No. 10 on its list of "Top 13 Cities Where Women Date-for-Dollars." Irvine got the nod because during the first week of May, 56 women from the city joined the website t ... More >>

  • Film

    April 18, 2013

    The Basement Great of 'Ain't In It for My Health'

    Levon Helm reminds the world what music—and artists—live for

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    UPDATE: Metallica's Own 2-Day Fest in New Jersey Called Orion; Avenged Sevenfold on the Bill

    ​Update, Feb. 7, 11:25 a.m.: Metallica is hosting their own music festival on June 23 and 24 at Bader Field in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Called Orion Festival, it's going to be held on the East Coast in an abandoned airport. ("There's water around if there's a fire," the band joked.) The band pic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Van Halen Announce Tour Dates: Staples Center on June 1, Honda Center June 12

    ​Van Halen finally announced their tour dates today, and it is massive. The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductees announced the dates at an intimate performance in New York's Café Wha?. The tour will begin on Feb. 18., with Kool & The Gang joining Van Halen for select tour dates. And as the ... More >>

  • News

    November 3, 2011

    Lost Boys

    New research demolishes the stereotype of the underage sex worker—and sparks an outbreak of denial among child-sex-trafficking alarmists nationwide

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    [UPDATED with Confirmation:] Peggy Tanous a Real OC Housewife No More?

    ​UPDATE, OCT. 4, 5:58 P.M.: Reality TV Magazine says Peggy Tanous has confirmed she'll be off The Real Housewives of Orange County next season. Days before, she denied rumors Bravo had fired her, expressing  excitement over filming the next season later this month. Now, Tanous is claiming she ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    'The Real Housewives' Go On Tour

    ​On the list of things you need less of, The Real Housewives probably hovers somewhere in the top five. Bravo disagrees: The corporation plans to renew The Real Housewives of Orange County for a seventh season. 

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Adele Announces Rescheduled North American Tour Dates

    ​Hurrah! Hurrah! Today Adele announced her rescheduled North American tour dates on her website. A few days ago she posted a note to her fans saying the decision to cancel the tour "was a devastating decision to make, but i really had no choice. i had to give my voice 2 weeks rest or risk permane ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    [UPDATED with Orly Cyring "Fraud":] Taitz Admits It's About Time to Put Obama Birth Certificate Issue to Rest (Sorta)

    ​UPDATE, APRIL 27, 1:36 P.M.: Yes, Virginia, there's still a Birther Movement.Apparently, after a few hours of letting the news sink in that President Barack Obama released his long-form birth certificate and taking a magnifying glass to the image of it on her TV screen, Orly Taitz has concluded t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Jim Norton Doesn't Give a Shit About Libya, Says He Gives Good Head

    ​Self-loathing East Coast comic Jim Norton isn't afraid to voice his opinion, whether on gigs such as the Opie & Anthony Show or Red Eye. Even better is his standup: He's satirical, sure, but he also tells it like it is and is never afraid to point out own his flaws. (Norton on his boobs: ... More >>

  • Film

    December 9, 2010

    Dirty 'Fighter'

    The Micky Ward story falls through the ropes in a too-familiar film

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Why Your Bouncer Hates You

    Flickr user jeremybrooksNo backpacks in the bar, sir.​Our brethren and sistren at Phoenix New Times have done some awesome writing about why your cocktail waitress hates you and why your pizza delivery guy hates you. I've never been a cocktail waitress (you may now all breathe a collective sigh of ... More >>

  • Film

    May 6, 2010

    'Iron Man 2' Was Built to Last

    Comic-book-based film will likely lead to more sequels, but that doesn't mean it should

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Lady Gaga Announces Tour, Skips Orange County

    ​OK, so we all know by now that the Kanye West/Lady Gaga show at the Honda Center, once scheduled for November 15, isn't happening. Heck, the whole "Fame Kills" tour isn't happening. But even though Kanye is dealing with his own post-Taylor Swift issues, the hope still remained that the seemingly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Vietnamese Singer Forced To Defend Himself As Anti-Communist

    Get this thru your thick skulls: This Ho ain't related to the other one​One of the amusing aspects of covering Little Saigon politics is watching the world class mental gymnastics performed by the mostly elderly folks determined to spend their lives fighting the Vietnam War into perpetuity. It's n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2008

    Yes to Complexly Rock Honda Center Aug. 20

    Set aside your negative bias toward Yes—and while you're at it, lose your knee-jerk hatred of prog rock. Yes fuckin' rock—albeit in a long-winded, redonkulously complex manner. And Chris Squire's bass playing? Completely slaughters Les Claypool's. Ask Squarepusher. He'll vouch for me. As thos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2008

    Bruce Springsteen at Honda Center: Finger-lickin' good!

    (Warning: rambling diatribe ahead on Bruce Springsteen that may or may not make sense, but that's what blogs are for, no?) I’ve had moments of superfreak Springsteen fandom before. The bumper sticker on my car that proclaimed AND ON THE EIGHTH DAY GOD CREATED SPRINGSTEEN. The time I rented a car ... More >>

  • Film

    March 27, 2008

    Vegas Blackjack Flick '21' Doesn't Hit the Jackpot, Doesn't Even Come Close, Even With Kevin Spacey

    Vegas Blackjack Flick '21' Doesn't Hit the Jackpot, Doesn't Even Come Close, Even With Kevin Spacey

  • Film

    June 22, 2006

    DIY, Then R.I.P.

    Dick Rude documents Joe Strummers last shows in Lets Rock Again!

  • News

    August 14, 2003


    How Darrell Issa really got rich

  • Film

    December 13, 2001

    Nice n Easy

    Soderberghs Oceans Eleven

  • Music

    December 10, 1998

    No Irony, Please, We're Bruce Fans

    Springsteen's new CD set has real meaning, man