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    August 27, 2014

    Tamra Barney Judge Flambeed for Referring to Lizzie Rovsek's "Kentucky Fried Titties"

    Tamra Barney Judge, who previously caught hell for referring to former Real Housewives of Orange County cast member Alexis Bellino's "Jesus Jugs," is now being flambeed for alluding to current cast member Lizzie Rovsek's "Kentucky Fried Titties." Which just goes to prove my theory: Tamra Barney Jud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Joe Gregorio, Husband of One of the New Real Housewives of OC, Announces He's Not Gay

    Joe Gregorio is not one of the new MILFs on The Real Housewives of Orange County, and his wife Danielle Gregorio does not make her debut as a Real Housewife until the new season premieres on Bravo on April 24. And yet, the Villa Park husband and father of three felt compelled to announce he's not ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    SoCal Restaurant Show For this Week on KLAA-AM 830: Las Vegas Special w/Penn Jilette, Oscar Goodman & More!

    Another weekend, another show with superstar chef Jet Tila on KLAA-AM 830. We turn the keyboard over to show producer Andy Harris--enjoy!

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    Lynne Curtin, Former Real Housewife, Claims She is Really Broke; Just $100 to Her Name

    Lynne Curtin is apparently down to a state not depicted on her former hit reality show, The Real Housewives of Orange County. It's not that she's divorcing her husband Frank, as break-ups are quite normal on the hit Bravo show. Nope, it's Curtin claiming she has less than $100 to her name.

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Tamra Barney Spin-off Extends Orange County's Real Housewives of Orange County Nightmare

    The long Real Housewives of Orange County nightmare not only continues, but it is also expanding, as Tamra Barney is getting her own Bravo spin-off.The untitled, unreal reality show will be the fourth in the Housewives' franchise surrounding a cast member getting married, following Bethenny Frankel' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Alexis Bellino and Her "Jesus Jugs" Crawl Back to Real Housewives of Orange County?

    "Jesus Jugs" has reportedly been saved! Alexis Bellino said last month like she was leaving The Real Housewives of Orange County in part because of the fellow cast member who coined her nickname, but like what fills many a D cup on the boob tube, all apparently was not what it seemed.

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Alexis Bellino and Her "Jesus Jugs" Leaving The Real Housewives of Orange County

    After three seasons, Alexis Bellino is leaving The Real Housewives of Orange County--and the 35-year-old mother of three is taking her "Jesus Jugs" with her!The "reality" show cast member is partly blaming the co-star who coined that nickname with helping push her back into obscurity.

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Do Stephen Hawking and Real Housewives of OC Ex-Hubby Donn Gunvalson Swing Together?

    ​What do Stephen Hawking and Real Housewives of Orange County cast member Vicki Gunvalson's ex-husband Donn have in common?No, it's not a knack for theorems regarding gravitational singularities in the framework of general relativity, nor the belief that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Housewives of OC's Gretchen and Slade Keep it Real (Real-ity, That Is)

    ​From the Real Housewives of Orange County to the Irvine Improv, you can catch OC's sexiest couple Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley doing what they do best--laughing at life. If you are a fan of the show (and don't want to admit it) or just happen to be a fan of comedy in general, this one night sh ... More >>

  • 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

    September 28, 2011

    Sex Toy Company Launching Vibrator into Space

    ​A Los Angeles company's product will boldly go where no such product has gone before (that we know of . . . heh-heh).The place would be space, a.k.a. "The Final Frontier."The product would be a vibrator.Gives whole new meaning to Pocket Rocket, no?

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Willy Wonka Caps an Unusually Chocolaty Anaheim Weekend

    ​Anaheim does not make Parliament's "Chocolate City" roll call, but that would be an apt name this weekend for the box that holds Disneyland. "Chocolate: The Event" features three days of sweet-making to pimp "Chocolate: The Exhibition" that's up through Sept. 11 at Muzeo Museum. Capping the festi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Last Night at The Commonwealth Lounge Newport Beach: Miss Dakota Burlesque

    Brandon FergusonAlexis on Fire​Miss Dakota BurlesqueJuly 27, 2011Commonwealth Lounge Newport BeachWell, we're not entirely sure if Miss Dakota actually performed at the swanky Newport Beach nightspot. After three hours in the bar area, we didn't see the famed brunette burlesque dancer, known for h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Bravo Damns The Real Housewives of the Bible

    ​Bravo is accusing The Real Housewives of the Bible of breaking No. VIII of the Ten Commandments: Thou shalt not steal.  First, let's back up a bit. Yes, The Real Housewives of the Bible is a thing, a two-part, straight-to-DVD series that uses stories from the ancient Christian text to help w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Michael Voltaggio Among Chefs to Appear at OC Fair

    Flickr User Erik Anestad​Michael Voltaggio, the brooding champion of Top Chef Season 6, will be one of four celebrity chefs who will talk, and perhaps do a cooking demonstration, at the upcoming OC Fair.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Bravo's Andy Cohen Says They're Done Expanding the Real Housewives Series

    Andy Cohen​About time! According to OK!, Bravo exec Andy Cohen confirmed that Miami has gotten the last gaggle of Real Housewives. "I really feel like we're done," he told the magazine, indicating the franchise won't be expanding with new cities. Sorry, Boise.

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Tamra Barney and Peggy Tanous, OC Housewives, 'Roofied' at NYC Bar

    Bravo TVPeggy Tanous​Bad things happen when you leave the OC mansions. While at a bar in the Big Apple, Real Housewives Tamra Barney and new gal Peggy Tanous were "roofied"--as in given the drug Rohypnol. Their New York franchise co-star Ramona Singer, who was with the 'wives, described what happe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Blonde, Botox'd and BACK! The Real Housewives of Orange County returns this Sunday

    ​Because there just aren't enough cat fights, Brazilian lesbians and talks of "vaginal rejuvenation" in regular life, The Real Housewives of Orange County are back--this Sunday at 10 p.m. on Bravo.  It's been a while since the tanned and mostly toned ladies invaded our TV screens. Here's who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Win Tickets to See the Dan Band at the Grove

    Malia Makowicki/Miami New Times​The Dan Band is a comedy band from Los Angeles that was created by actor/comedian Dan Finnerty. Most famous for their appearance in Old School (performing "Total Eclipse of the Heart" and "Lady"), the group have also graced the screen in The Terminal, Starsky a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Real Housewives of Orange County Season 6 Preview: Shoving, Shrieking and Vaginal Rejuvenation?

    ​In the one-and-a-half-minute sneak-peek video for the new season of Real Housewives of Orange County, Bravo editors managed to slice in pole dancing, boobs, divorce and restraining-order dramas, talks of vaginal rejuvenation, and the biggest jaw-dropper of all: a feisty Tamra Barney shoving fello ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Alexis Bellino, Real Housewife of OC, Latest From Bravo Franchise to Face Real Estate Woes

    ​Is there a theme going on with Bravo's Real Housewives? Because Teresa Guidice isn't the only Housewife with real estate troubles. Alexis Bellino, one of The Real Housewives of Orange County shown poolside at the Balboa Bay Club with one of her kids at right, and her husband Jim are the newest vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Is Balut Appropriate for a First Date?

    ​I admit: I watch Millionaire Matchmaker, that Bravo show that details the travails of a woman trying to set up male and female millionaires with potential mates. What can I say? The chica rules the television, but it's also a fascinating show.Anyhoo, last night's episode featured a creepy-looking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Vicki Gunvalson of Real Housewives of Orange County Fame Hospitalized

    Bravo TV​UPDATE: Gunvalson is doing "much better" since being released from the hospital, People reports. Doctors performed a procedure to relieve bleeding ulcers in her colon. Her husband, Donn, whom she is divorcing, was by her side. She is to return to work this week.  The Real Housew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Slade Smiley and Gretchen Rossi Position for Real Housewives of Orange County Spin-off

    ​It was reported way back in February that The Real Housewives of Orange County cast members Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley were engaged, so it seems rather odd that his proposal to her was just filmed by Bravo cameras for the final episode of season six, which won't premiere until January 2011. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Set TiVo for Real Ex-Wives of Orange County

    ​Viewers of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County last season will recall Donn and Vicki Gunvalson renewing their 16-year-old wedding vows.Viewers of the recent The Real Housewives of Orange County reunion special will recall Vicki foreshadowing there is trouble in paradise.And viewers of c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Anyone Else Suffering from Real Housewives Overload?

    ​Michael Vulpo poses an interesting questions on Neon Tommy (the USC Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism news site):Are there too many Real Housewives?That is, has Bravo's Real Housewives franchise that was born in March 2006 with the premiere of The Real Housewives of Orange County ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County Trainwreck from the Beginning Starting Today

    ​Bravo will not start airing the sixth season of The Real Housewives of Orange County until January, but you can start watching seasons 1-5 in consecutive order starting today.As part of NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's nationwide syndication deal for the Real Housewives franchise, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Real Joisey Housewives Biatch Slap The Real Housewives of Orange County

    ​The refined women of The Real Housewives of New Jersey have knocked the trainwrecks of The Real Housewives of Orange County onto their surgically implanted keisters Regular episodes of the Joisey-based reality show already pull in large audiences, but Monday night's reunion special was the highes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    The Real Housewives of Orange County's Real Struggles to Remain Real Homeowners in OC

    ​What's the deal with cast members of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County and their struggles to remain homeowners in the real Orange County?Newport Beach's Alexis Bellino is the latest to come up with trouble making her mortgage and facing foreclosure.It's enough to make your waterproof ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Newport Beach Beauty Pageants Go Hollywood

    ​The brightness of the star is questionable, but Newport Beach's third annual amalgamation of beauty pageants will unquestionably have star power.The emcee for the Aug. 29 event aboard the yacht Endeavour in Newport Harbor will be Alexis Bellino, who joined The Real Housewives of Orange County cas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Lynne Curtin Leaves The Real Housewives of Orange County--and 8 Magical Memories​"Rumor has it that I will not be returning for 'season 6.' That rumor is true!" Lynne Curtin has posted on her Facebook page.Her departure coupled with the arrival of Peggy Tanous means The Real Housewives of Orange County will be the only Bravo Housewives reality show with an all-bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Peggy Tanous to be Newest Real Housewives of Orange County Blonde

    ​Another blonde is set to join the cast of The Real Housewives of Orange County, and this one already has had camera time on Bravo's reality show.Peggy Tanous, who will appear next season, is a friend of Alexis Bellino, the Real Housewife who really almost lost her twins to the Balboa Bay Club poo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Josh Waring, Son of One of The Real Housewives of Orange County Jailed Yet Again

    ​The son of one of the original housewives from Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County is back behind bars--and this time he is being held there without bail.Josh Waring, the son of Laura Waring, got picked up Friday night on a warrant for a probation violation.

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Four Real Housewives Show You How To Break Into The Music Industry Without Joining American Idol

    ​Apparently, you don't need to stand in line at an American Idol audition to have a shot at getting a music career started on television. There's another reality show that can do that for you: The Real Housewives series on Bravo has recently become the launching pad for singing cougars. Of cours ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Lynne Curtin is Now a Wanted "Real Housewife"

    Is it curtins for Lynne Curtin?​ reports that a Riverside judge has issued a bench warrant for Lynne Curtin, one of the Real Housewives of Orange County, and her husband Frank.

  • Culture

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Top Chef: Just Desserts...ANOTHER Top Chef Spin-Off

    ​ Hot off the announcement that Top Chef Masters is going to be getting a second season, Bravo is developing ANOTHER spin-off. What is it? Take the original Top Chef recipe, add a pinch of Ace of Cakes, maybe a few telegenic hotties that look like Jennifer Aniston and BAM! (with apologies to Eme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Top Chef Masters To Return For Second Season

    Bravo TVIt was Restaurant Wars last week in Top Chef: Las Vegas, and finally this season, things got interesting. Now I've never been a fan of Top Chef when the show focuses on the extracurricular antics of the cheftestants -- the head shaving incidents of Season 2 and the hidden-camera canoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2009

    Top 5 Reasons Why I Like "Top Chef Masters" More Than "Top Chef"

    Bravo TV1. They don't live together. The first shots of the show isn't of the cheftestants waking up from bed in their undies, yawning, and brushing their teeth. Another plus of not having them shoved into the same living quarters: No possibility of head shaving incidents, hidden-camera kanoodli ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 14, 2009

    Kathy Griffin

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  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    We're All Just Props for Laguna Beach Reality Shows

    The REAL "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County"Stupid, stupid me. Here I thought Laguna Beach residents had to work their asses off to afford mortgages in Orange County's most idyllic beach-village community. As's Michael Martin reveals in Life's a Surreality Show in Laguna Beach, MTV ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2008

    The 'Housewives' Return

    Have you ever had one of those days when you discover that your worst nightmare has become a reality? That happened to me today when I learned that the "Real Housewives of OC" is coming back on the air for another season. Just when you thought it was over for good, the geniuses over at Bravo! have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2008

    Are OC Women brain dead?

    From its pompous East Coast perch on high, the New York Post this morning slammed Orange County's women as “brain dead.” Columnist Adam Buckman writes that Bravo channel's new “The Real Housewives of New York City” is an “obnoxious” show that “in no way represents the vast majority of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2007

    Boo Bravo!

    Apparently Bravo can't get enough of The Real Housewives of Orange County and now we're all going to suffer. The network just green lit a one-hour pilot for ousted housewife Jo De La Rosa as she searches for love and tries to become a famous singer in Los Angeles. I didn't think television coul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2007

    Because You're Ugly: Project Runway

    It was revealed in late August by host Heidi Klum that the fourth season of the almost unimaginably successful Bravo reality fashion design show, Project Runway, will be premiering Wednesday, November 14. If second rate shows like Shear Genius (the network's haircutting competition show—seriously ... More >>

  • Features

    September 20, 2007
  • Food

    September 28, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Culture

    January 5, 2006

    The Real Housewives of Orange County


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