After showing The Last Stand, which is surprisingly better than TV commercials indicate, and scooping up the third-ever Busan West Film Festival Icon Award Friday night, director Kim Jee-woon answered his first question at a post-screening Q&A in Korean before the fellow next to him translated f ... More >>
Christmas Eve, Newport Beach advertising executive Mike Robertson was expecting the coolest stocking stuffer--if he had a really big stocking, that is: a cherry red, 1989, mint-condition Corvette convertible with 67 miles on the odometer. How he got the car for the same amount originally sought in ' ... More >>
UPDATE, OCT. 5, 5:24 P.M.: From the Orange County District Attorney's office (OCDA) statement on Omaima Nelson's parole denial this afternoon:"The victim's daughter Margaret Nelson was also present at the hearing
and told the [parole] Board how her father was taken from her when she was a
15-ye ... More >>
How could I forget that Thanksgiving weekend 1991 rampage? Egyptian-born model and 24-year-old nanny Omaima Aree Nelson bludgeoned, skinned and chopped up her husband of two months--and twice her age--in their Costa Mesa apartment. With her olive skin, slender form and impeccably dressed in red h ... More >>
James Neal's booking photoTwo hours after former NASCAR driver James Neal was released from Orange County Jail to complete his sentence for having led officers on a high-speed, 50-mile chase two weeks ago, he arrived at the home of a woman he met once and allegedly tried to rape her.The 56-year-o ... More >>
It's an album title that pretty much speaks for itself. Although one would think that three years after the chart success of Juvenile's 2006 album Reality Check, the Crescent City rapper might attempt something a little more humble than Cocky & Confident (the title of his new record, out ... More >>
"Futuristic concept cars, eye-popping exotics, pre-production models, interactive ride and drives and the latest alternative fuel options" are promised at the OC Auto Show, which opens for a four-day run at Anaheim Convention Center this afternoon.
When will our flying Jetsons cars roll ... More >>
Recovering from yesterday’s illness forced me to miss 120 Days, MGMT, Little Brother and Boys Noize. Bah.
But I arrived in time to see some Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks. Their loose rock jams slash sea shanties were adorned with much proggy filigree. It was nice big-sky music for a big-sky setting ... More >>