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By: Luke Winkie We've built a culture that breathlessly responds to the reckless id of horny rock stars. It's either another colorful facet of pop culture or the crumbling of our basic human values, depending on how you look at it. What we do know, is that gross white men sticking their penis into e ... More >>
Meet the masters of the functional glassblowing trade—by which we mean bongs
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Hey, we can all appreciate a quality guitar god. Anyone who considers themselves a fan of music knows the joy of watching their favorite axe man/woman go on a tear and destroy the crowd with their fast-fingered prowess, signature style and lush mane of flowing hair. It's the textbook rock-n-roll sex ... More >>
Long Beach Vegan Eatery is all about taking vegan food mainstream with flavors that you didn't know could exist without animal byproducts --how many times have you heard that one before? But here's the real, tasteful deal. Want macaroni and cheese minus the dairy? Done. Want a me ... More >>
According to Rolling Stone, Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst is developing an autobiographical sitcom called "Douchebag," news that prompted dozens of showbiz bloggers to declare it the most accurate sitcom title ever.
UPDATE, 5:41 P.M., AUGUST 12, 2011: Sebastian Bach has issued a response. Check it out after the jump. ORIGINAL POST, 10:40 P.M., AUGUST 11, 2011: TMZ has reported that Jani Lane, former lead singer of the glam metal band Warrant, was found dead at a Woodland Hills Comfort Inn on Thursday evening ... More >>
Today is MTV's 30th anniversary (30! OMG), so we thought we'd let loose with a list of some of the cooler/mind bending/watchable videos to grace the venerable network juggernaut's air waves. Despite all of MTV's shortcomings as a commercial cable network channel, which has blighted our scre ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyWho wants to run around in the heat from stage to stage just to watch a band? Now that fans are getting older, musicians are getting it right--trap fans in a boat and so everyone will have nothing better to do than watch your shows with the amenities of a casino, pool, and ... More >>
Two men were arrested in England this week for trying to abduct the soul singer Joss Stone. Making the case stranger, the suspects reportedly had in their possession a Samurai sword and written plans to kill Stone and dump her into a river. Call us a bunch of softies, but we're perplexed that an ... More >>
whitesnake.comApparently, Whitesnake is still around, and making new music! In fact, they just announced a new keyboardist for their upcoming tour to support their new album Forevermore. His name is Brian Ruedy, and was born July 24, 1961 in Orange County. (No, seriously, this is what the announc ... More >>
What with all the concern over Bret Michaels' condition, I got to thinking: If someone were to make a Look What the Cat Dragged In-era biopic about the glam-metal band Poison, who would play the roles of each rouged-out rocker?
Derick AlexanderHo, hum, another day, another Orange County-based reality show. At least Costa Mesa resident, actor and Chapman University film school graduate Derick Alexander hopes the pilot for Pro Cheer Danz he is shooting Friday night at Sutra Lounge in Triangle Square will become a full-blown ... More >>
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 >>
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