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  • Calendar

    October 9, 2014


    House of Blues

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Here's the List of OC Register Reporters Who are Taking a Buyout or Getting Laid Off: UPDATED

    Will be updated through June 20, if not beyond... CURRENT COUNT: 66 gone. ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 9, 8:03 A.M. The last time the Orange County Register announced massive layoffs, we had a running tally of who was getting the axe. That list topped out at about 31; the list expected this time might be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Pop Critic Ben Wener Finally Leaves The Register : Our One-Sentence Goodbye Note

    [Editor's Note: These are some last words to Ben Wener, the pop critic and music editor for the OC Register, who announced he is leaving his post this week. In honor of his lengthy compound sentence structure (lovingly dubbed "sentegraphs" by former music editor Albert Ching, we've done him one bett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Weird Things Rock Stars Have Put Their Penises In

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    MTV VMAs: A Sexual Retrospective

    We're not sure why parents are in an uproar over Miley's VMA performance since sexual content has been a staple on MTV for over twenty years. Let's look back on controversial VMA performances from twenty and ten years ago. See also: The Funniest 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Tweets

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Morningside Recovery, Controversial Drug Rehab Home Lindsay Lohan Blew Off, to Close

    The Newport Beach sober living home that became famous when Lindsay Lohan ditched her planned check-in--and, even before that, infamous for piling up complaints from neighbors and city officials--is reportedly closing. Morningside Recovery is set to abandon its Lido Village locale in October.

  • Film

    June 13, 2013

    To Actresses on the Brink of 40: Go Bad or Go Home

    Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?

  • Film

    June 6, 2013

    Summer In the Dark

    Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Lindsay Lohan Won't Have Newport Rehab to Kick Around Much Longer if City Gets Its Way

    It's a good thing Lindsay Lohan blew off Morningside Recovery for the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage because the Newport Beach rehab may have closed with her in it!Following an Orange County Superior Court judge's preliminary ruling that the Lido Village location violates city law, Newport Beach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Lindsay Lohan Ditches Newport Beach Rehab After 3 Minutes for Betty Ford Center

    See the update at the end of this post about Lindsay Lohan apparently spending three minutes in the Newport Beach rehab before resurfacing at the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage late Thursday.Lindsay Lohan is Newport Beach's now, bitches!No, she's not here for the next 90 days to show off bikinis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    The Gibson Amphitheatre To Close Its Doors

    The storied L.A. venue announced today that it will officially close in September following a special grand finale concert honoring its history. The full press release is available below...

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    An Open Letter To Michael Lohan

    Dear (and I use that term loosely) Michael Lohan: I won't apologize for the way I really feel regarding your daughter Lindsay and I don't think I stand alone here when I say that she has no doubt received preferential treatment for being a celebrity. If any one of us "common folk" had pulled half ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 21, 2013

    Cosprops' Material Magic

    Bowers Museum spotlights the best of British-made movie dress-up

  • Film

    December 20, 2012

    The 2012 Village Voice Film Critics' Poll

    Movies are alive in the Age of McConaughey

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Paul McCartney To Play With Nirvana Tonight At The 12-12-12 Concert? Unfortunately, Yes

    For those of you who may or may not know, tonight in New York City is the granddaddy of all Sandy concerts. Taking place at Madison Square Garden, tonight's show will feature some of the biggest names in music history including (drumroll please) Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, Bon Jovi, Eri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Five Songs To Get Lindsay Lohan Through Jail Time.

    Ohhhh, Lindsay Lohan. There is so much we can say about this hot mess of a chick but really, is there enough time to express it all? Not in this lifetime. After a slew of bad choices like stealing, lying, horrendous driving, and committing tons of wardrobe felonies, Lindsay's latest debacle includes ... More >>

  • Music

    September 13, 2012

    No Doubt In Their Own Words

    An oral history of OC's greatest band and their newest album, 'Push and Shove'

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Sophie Muller on Filming No Doubt's Tragic Kingdom Days

    See Also: *No Doubt Talk About Being Rockstar Parents*Happy 25th Anniversary, No Doubt! A Look at the First Show's Venue, Lineup, Flyers and Benefit--And Where Everyone is Now*No Doubt in Their Own WordsNo Doubt is back with a retro-new wave album called Push and Shove  after a 10-year-hia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Just a Girl: Crushing on Gwen Stefani in the Early Days of No Doubt

    See Also: *No Doubt Talk About Being Rockstar Parents*Happy 25th Anniversary, No Doubt! A Look at the First Show's Venue, Lineup, Flyers and Benefit--And Where Everyone is Now*Tony Kanal Talks About No Doubt's New AlbumNo Doubt is back with a retro-new wave album called Push and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    No Doubt Talk About Being Rockstar Parents

    See Also:*No Doubt is 20 Years Old Today*No Doubt Unleashes Video For Settle Down..With Trucks Galore!*No Doubt Bassist Tony Kanal is a FatherTen years after  Gwen Stefani, Tony Kanal, Tom Dumont and Adrian Young ushered in the 21st century with the release of the electro-bopped, dancehall-infu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    The MTV Video Music Awards' Five Most Iconic Performances

    See Also: *Five Unexpected Cover Songs From Insane Clown Posse*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York Sucks*Monday Night Raw's Six Most Memorable Music MomentsTomorrow night is the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. For fans of music videos, it's the most wonderful time of the year--a ti ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2012


    Honda Center

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Amy Schumer Didn't Win "Last Comic Standing" But She Is The One Getting the Last Laugh.

    See Also: *Anthony Jeselnik Will Offend You. And You'll Like It. *Jeffrey Ross, Roastmaster General: "Charlie Sheen's Got Super Thick Skin." *Jim Norton Doesn't Give a Shit About Libya, Says He Gives Good Head In a world where some people (jerks) think woman are either funny or beautiful but can't ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 26, 2012

    No Doubt They Look Fabulous!

    [Trendzilla] Gwen Stefani and her crew are back, and they're dressed better than ever

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Top 10 Rock Star Backup Vocal Collabortions

    Every now and then, rockstars align to bring us a classic we never saw coming. No matter what the genre, you have plenty of examples of two (sometimes three or more) powerhouses coming together to back each other up with a set of voices that are usually so different that they sound like they were ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Charlie Sheen Smokes Weed--Charlie Sheen OG Weed!

    First it was Oliver Stone smoking a joint on the cover of High Times magazine. Now it's Stone's Platoon buddy Charlie Sheen who's puffing the ganja.Except Sheen isn't smoking just any old cannabis indica or sativa, he's sampling his very own strain: Charlie Sheen OG.In an interview with Playboy maga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    No Doubt Announces New Album Title, Release Date And Single Info

    Good news No Doubt fans. Yesterday, the Anaheim-bred band released a slew of news pertaining to their long-awaited sixth album. The band announced in a message posted on their website that the title of their first record in 11 years is Push and Shove. They'll also be filming a video for the album's ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2012

    Cool Films to Watch When It's Hot Outside

    [Summer Guide 2012] Your guide to the good stuff

  • Columns

    April 26, 2012

    Now You're Famous

    [Hey, You!] Drunk driver seeks exposure

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Alert: SXSW Coverage Ahead

    "What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    3hree Things: Random Thoughts About The 2012 Grammys

    Watch out for 3hree Things (usually) every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​ Because a column that usually runs on Tuesdays should run on a Monday. Because the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Add Another LA Date

    ​Sweet! Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band added another show to their LA stop. Now they're also performing on Friday, April 27 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. The tour supports Springsteen's 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball, out on March 6, and tickets go on sale at all Ticketmast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Lady Gaga Fans Paying People To Trash Madonna (PLUS: Watch the Video for 'Give Me All Your Luvin')

    ​What is this? Young people have no respect, and I can't believe any of this is condoned by Lady Gaga. But The Lady Gaga Project (Where Little Monsters come together to help Mother Monster with her music and causes) will pay 5 to 10 cents per page hit to disparage Madonna's latest set, MDNA, on di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Four Best Madonna Feuds--Ever!

    ​ On Sunday, Madonna, the aging goddess of pop music (okay, we kid) will be embarking to where many of her younger counterparts have already performed: the Super Bowl Half-Time Show. The 53-year-old has made no qualms about being nervous about the mega show, telling Jay Leno that it's "the most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Madonna Confirms New Single, Three-Album Deal with Interscope

    Madonna, trying to fit in with her daughter's friends​Madonna's new album -- her first in five years -- will be released in late March. The first single from the record, "Gimme All Your Luvin'," which features Nicki Minaj, will be released the last week of January in anticipation of her Superb ... More >>

  • Film

    December 1, 2011

    Prisoners of Sex

    Ten movie womanizers, from the sick to the sublime

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Justin Bieber Is Officially the Most Searched Musician Of 2011

    ​, Microsoft's search engine, recently compiled its 2011 search trends for musicians and came up with some interesting results.Their list of the top ten most searched musicians is entirely made up of femme powerhouses (Who run da world?), save for the top slot, which was nabbed b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Russell Simmons Defends Jay-Z Selling 'Occupy All Streets' T-Shirts That Won't Actually Benefit #OWS

    ​The controversy surrounding the Occupy Wall Street movement has hit the fashion world, thanks to a controversial T-shirt that was supposed to be released by hip-hop artist and clothing designer Jay-Z.

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Philip Anschutz: The Billionaire Who Puts the 'A' in AEG

    ​Two years ago today, the single "This is It" by Michael Jackson was released in forward promotion of the concert documentary of the same name. The film gave audiences a glimpse into the King of Pop's comeback tour, and went on to become the highest grossing ever in its genre. Jackson's death, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Kim Kardashian's Wedding Playist: 5 Songs To Avoid

    ​ On Saturday, while you're sleeping in or making a run to Trader Joe's for vegan pizza, there'll be more important things going on in the world. Yeah, it's Kim Kardashian's wedding! We know you could probably care less, but these multimillion-dollar Hollywood weddings only happen once ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Katy Perry: Cashing in on that Normal Niche

    Flickr user florencia.tomasConsider Katy Perry--who, a few years before her rapid rise to stardom, was best known as "the girlfriend of that guy from Gym Class Heroes."  Now, Perry sells out stadiums. She's gotten so popular that she's performing at the Nokia Theatre in LA for three nights in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Best Musician Deaths in MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch

    ​Celebrity Deathmatch was a very fulfilling television show. There were the cheesy yet humorous puns from commentators Johnny Gomez and Nick Diamond, the marathons during the Super Bowl and the satisfaction of seeing celebrities you love to hate get maimed in hilarious ways. In honor of MTV's birt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    R.I.P. Amy Winehouse: The Top Five Songs About Drinking

    ​When it was announced that the princess of  R&B and soul died last Saturday, hordes of celebrities and fans alike took to the internet to express their condolences to Amy Winehouse's family. And later, when rumors surfaced linking her death to her infamous love of alcohol (cause of d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Kreayshawn Gets Nominated Best New Artist at the VMAs--and Other WTF Moments This Year

    ​I've never agreed with any award-giving body on who gets nominated or gets awards for best this or that, but this year's VMAs are akin to the year Milli Vanilli won Grammys over the Indigo Girls. (The fact that I date myself by remembering this hoopla means I'm really mystified by what's going on ... More >>

  • Music

    July 14, 2011

    Chris Marrs Piliero Shot Britney Spears

    And other tales of music-video directing from former local musician Chris Marrs Piliero

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Gwen Stefani Family Home in Anaheim Sold

    ​According to the OC Register,  a home in Gwen Stefani's family has sold for $399,000. The home, at 322 S. Ohio St. in the Anaheim Colony Historical District, was built in 1936. It was also the setting for the music video of the song "Sunday Morning" by No Doubt. The house was initially liste ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2011


    Honda Center

  • Film

    June 23, 2011

    'Cars 2' and Others Are Summer's Season Openers

    [SUMMER GUIDE] Superheroes, sequels and TWO Conans!

  • Music

    June 16, 2011

    Gwen Stefani Breaks Up With Herself

    [Mental Notes] Also, Brandon Seger on keeping lyrics simple, and Riley Breckenridge on a big, bad burrito.

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Five Things You Want to Know About Akon

    ​Akon's been pretty busy lately--touring all over the world (he's was in India, Oregon and good old Cali), starting two labels (Konvict Muzic and Kon Live Distribution), collaborating with everyone from Snoop Dogg to Dr. Dre and prepping for his new album in the fall. The Grammy-nominated artist ... More >>

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