At 4-feet-9 and 79 pounds wet, Orange County's Lupe Fuentes is an international porn superstar. In 2011, AVN--AKA Adult Video News--named the then-24-year-old Fuentes--AKA Zuleydy Vergara, Zuleydy Piedrahita and "Little Lupe"--"Top Web Starlet."A year earlier, she or her online operations had been n ... More >>
Queen Days of Our Lives: The Definitive Documentary of the World's Greatest Rock Band
After vetting the new two part Queen rockumentary produced by the BBC (now out on DVD from Eagle Rock Entertainment) I learn things about the band that give me five reasons to worship at the chipped Queen altar ... More >>
In "Jerry Springer: The Opera," a musical production premiering on July 9 at Anaheim Hills' Chance Theater, a fat, gay Jesus gets fondled by Eve, and Mary is introduced to the audience with a chorus of, "Raped by an angel, raped by God!" Some Catholic groups aren't too p ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyTSOLClick here to see the slideshow!4th Annual OC Punk Rock PicnicApril 9, 2011Hidden Valley ParkFor the modern day punk-rock enthusiast, there is something quite affirming about attending an all-day punk rock festival. Perhaps its that sense of acceptance finally, t ... More >>
You'll remember late last year that a group of Chicano activists unmasked the person behind the mildly amusing "Ask a Chola" web persona as Chloe Michalopoulos, a SanTana loft dweller who's about as much a Mexican and a real-life chola as I am a CCIR member. The Internet condemnation of her was f ... More >>
Reggae legend Gregory Isaacs died at the age of 59 at his home in London after battling cancer for a year, says BBC News.
The "Cool Ruler" was the purveyor of "lover's rock"--slow, dancey tunes that used hookey reggae downbeats with crooney R&B vocals.
Chad CheverierLocal Natives, originally from Orange County, rock SXSWLocal Natives crushed at South by Southwest, returning home to LA with massive momentum leading up to their April 18 Coachella date. The other OC/LBC acts that made appearances in Austin surely turned heads but nothing like Lo ... More >>
Check out this amusing footage of Afghan soldiers--who appear to be fighting alongside British advisors--smoking the Buddha during their lunchtime break. After hearing about the latest idea from Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Taliban), you might think he was next in the hookah line.
The culinary world is in mourning today for Keith Floyd. "Keith who?," you may ask. Floyd was a legend across the pond, a true "bon viveur", and an inspiration to many of today's chefs. The TV presenter and food personality (in the true sense of the word) died of a heart attack yesterday aged 65, ... More >>
In case you hadn't figured it out by now, the last time you missed Mayer Hawthorne and the County in the velvet, red belly of the Continental Room back in February, you REALLY missed out. Sharp-dressed, Motown seeping from every pour of his wiry pale frame, Hawthorne and his band delivered some seri ... More >>
I think I have to start liking Kid Rock now.....eeeewwww.....
From BBC News:
"Kid Rock said his record company Atlantic had asked him to 'stand up for illegal downloading' a few years ago because it told him 'people are stealing from us and stealing from you'."
Kid Rock has just played his fi ... More >>
Ponder this: Just behind world-famous authors Haruki Murakami and Stuart Woods and ahead of nonfiction giants Greg Palast and John Stossel is OC Weekly's own Gustavo Arellano.
Yesterday, Scribner published Gustavo's Ask a Mexican, and a mere day later, Amazon.com is ranking the book No. 81 in natio ... More >>
"Fresh perspective" and "new eyes" have been Bush administration buzzwords since the nomination of Robert Gates to be Secretary of Defense was announced. Whether the eyes of Mr. Gates-- which saw no evil when he was the Number 2 man at the CIA while the Reagan administration was busy undermining th ... More >>
Even if you're not interested in the World Cup and hate soccer, you can still appreciate a story that begins the way this one from the BBC does: "Football's governing body has explained why up to 1,000 Dutch fans watched a World Cup tie wearing no trousers." (football=soccer, in those countries livi ... More >>