• Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Local-ish Record Review: Calcutta

    Beat Blvd. is Heard Mentality's weekly review of local releases. If you're an OC musician or band with something new to offer--vinyl single, full length album, CD, cassette--we want to hear from you! Send copies, along with any photos and PR material, to Beat Blvd., c/o OC Weekly, 2975 Red Hill Ave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Taco Bell Crime of the Week: Oh, Calcutta!

    ​Not the Calcutta in India (now usually called Kolkata), but the Calcutta in Ohio--and you know you're in the boonies if the town your town is named after changed its names to keep modern.

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Five Reasons Why Comic-Con Shouldn't Move to Anaheim or LA

    Flickr user Official Star Wars blogWill San Diego have to say good-bye to this?​If you've been to Comic-Con International in San Diego any time recently, you know the score: it's crowded. Way, way crowded, crowded to the extent that it's not even really fun to walk around the exhibit hall because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Racist OC Register Fustercluck of the Day

    ​ Headline: Police Find Family Wounded on DrivewayComment by brett323: A latino between short and shorter dressed like a gangster in Anaheim...that just desccribed 99 percent of the city.Comment by dave 41: send them all backComment by anaheimguy: Bring in the National Guard, ICE, and other releva ... More >>

  • Film

    March 15, 2007

    Culture Clash

    The immigrant experience meets generation gap in Mira Nairs The Namesake

  • Food

    January 4, 2007
  • Film

    January 4, 2007

    The Future Is Now

    Web Exclusive! Idiocracy, coming soon to your idiot box!

  • Food

    September 21, 2006

    This Hole-in-the-Wall Life

    That Golden Glow at Haveli

  • News

    July 6, 2006

    God, She's Hot

    If there was no Goddess Temple of Orange County, someone would have to invent one

  • Columns

    October 6, 2005

    Our Vagetarian in Washington

    A bumper crop of bad news!? Thanks, Bush!

  • News

    May 12, 2005

    We Are Blessed By God

    On National Day of Prayer, Mission Viejo goes biblical

  • Features

    December 19, 2002

    Hillside Strangers

    Trabuco Canyon monks brace for major changes to their quiet lives

  • Culture

    September 26, 2002

    Wheres the Porn?

    And who gets to say what Richard Pettena means?

  • News

    June 7, 2001