Cymbeline is the misunderstood schoolchild of Shakespeare's plays, the misfit who speaks up at odd times and sometimes says the wrong thing, awkward in all kinds of obvious ways. It's a special-needs play, but the beauty of it is right there in its bones, not least because in it we can see the great ... More >>
Tyler Jacobs is no stranger to show biz (aside from acting on TV as a child, he and his brothers work on the Aquabats! Super Show! and Yo Gabba Gabba!). But his latest project, CinemAttack, is all about being part of the audience. CinemAttack's goal is to essentially make people fall in love with ... More >>
See Also: *Minaya and Vikus' Blockbuster DJ Double Team *DJ Duo Sex Panther Are Thrusting Their Way to Stardom *Hard Summer Vs. Nocturnal Wonderland -- Which One is Better? Watch out Sweden, Orange County now has their own House Mafia in Minaya and Vikus. From OC nightclub openers to overnight B ... More >>
As OC Weekly print readers nearing Medicare age know, your humble servant contributed a weekly news digest column called A Clockwork Orange, which some allege was a precursor to Navel Gazing. Remnants still exist somewhere on the webby-nets and in my garage.Well, I am happy to report that some Holly ... More >>
Costa Mesa's steakhouse shrine to young hipsters and elderly cool cats alike knows the best is yet to come
A Rancho Santa Margarita family and their supporters are protesting outside the Criminal Justice Building in Los Angeles this morning over today's scheduled release of an inmate who only served half his five-year sentence for dumping the body of a 19-year-old college honors student into the Pacif ... More >>
This new Irvine entry in the Korean chain offers many soft-tofu soups that burn and roil, but, boy, are they delish!
Koba Tofu Grill--Irvine's tenth or eleventh (I've lost count) Korean restaurant to serve sundubu jjigae, gurgling cauldrons of soft tofu soup--opens this week in Campus Plaza near UC Irvine in what used to be Blockbuster Video. If it seems serendipitous that their debut coincides with the coldes ... More >>
Election 2010: Scenes from some of the few races where Dems didn't get tsunami'd
Photo by Jeanne RiceRon Lane is all smiles in Orange County recently.Issues won't be changed out on OC Weekly newsstands for another day, but the story is already changing when it comes to the current cover feature, "Found In Space: For his 20th birthday, Ryan Lane got a present he'd been wantin ... More >>
Blockbuster Inc. reveals in its annual financial report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission that the video-store chain may have to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.The one-time king of DVD and videotape rentals reveals in the filing it ended the last year in the red, the ne ... More >>
Orange County Register: Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement agents, Inglewood police and members of a multi-agency task force surveilling Gerardo Medina Hernandez say they watched him pull packages from two compartments built into the front wheel wells of his 2005 Volkswagen sport utility ve ... More >>
Trailer Park Boys: The Movie is funnier than whats playing in local cineplexes
Raucous doc catches moral watchdogs with their pants down
Whenever we read Rob Nelson's byline on a Weekly film review, we picture Mike Nelson of Mystery Science Theater 3000 fame. One of those Nelsons has a new website, RiffTrax, that allows you to download Rob, er, Mike's commentary to certain movies and blast it from your computer while watching that DV ... More >>
Holiday leftover The Polar Express on track to become a classic
Is Office Space a cure for a case of the Mondays?
Can one activist fight off Detroit, Japan, Big Oil and the Bush administration to keep EVs alive?
The summer music preview!
Not everyone cheers trash strikes resolution
Mobys Area: One fest is an orgy of musicand advertising
Yes! Pearl Jam!
A week of love and terror