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Arrested Development, one of the funniest television shows of all time, and the single greatest documentary EVER about this wild, crazy land of ours, is returning May 26 via Netflix. Announcement came out today and is spreading like wildfire.We here at the Weekly just blue ourselves in giddiness. Al ... More >>
Crazy as it may sound, you don't always have to go out on New Year's Eve. And no, we're not trying to sound like your mother or your parole officer. We're just here to give you the skinny on an alternative to paying a cover charge, buying way too many overpriced drinks, and waiting way too long to p ... More >>
FYF FestLos Angeles Historic State ParkSeptember 2, 2012See Also:*Interview with FYF Founder Sean Carlson*5 Great Reunited Bands at FYF 2012*Octomom performs at FYF? WTF?Expanding a music festival to two days can be a lofty, even risky task. It's twice the work, twice the amount of bands to keep hap ... More >>
Making a fourth season of Arrested Development, the side-splitting comedy more realer about Orange County than any reality show claiming to depict the real OC, is succeeding because of Netflix, according to Mr. Tobias Fünke himself, David Cross. That's not a reference to the tens of millions of vie ... More >>
At last! Arrested Development fans have waited and waited (and waited) for the hilariously dysfunctional Bluth family to reenter their lives, and now, that day seems so much closer. Deadline reports that the new installment of the Orange County-based TV series begins production today. All ... More >>
Ben Gleib is a busy man. From roundtables on Chelsea Lately and his own podcast called "Last Week on Earth," to acting and stand-up, Ben keeps it moving and always keeps it funny. This Tuesday (3/27) he'll be joining a hilarious line-up for "Comedy Juice" at the Irvine Improv so forget about you ... More >>
The tiny bar in a strip mall has been OC's arbiter of cool for a decade. The people behind it tell us why
Former Irvine resident Drew David Lambert is 32, straight and looking for love. An Ovate in the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, Druid apprentice in the Ancient Order of Druids in America and Star Wars and Dungeons & Dragons role-play gamer ("Yes, I can be a total nerd!"), hopes to attract ... More >>
For this year's New Yorker Festival, a Bluth Family Reunion took place--and creator Mitchell Hurwitz, along with Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, David Cross, Portia di Rossi, Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat, Jeffrey Tambor and Jessica Walter gathered today, Sunday afternoon, in Manhattan for a ... More >>
"It's not like Valentine's day, it's about the spiritual and mental connection we have for each other."- Yung HummaWhether they're doing it earnest or trying to be funny, the Turquoise Jeep Collective (the same people who gave you "Cavities" and "Lemme Smang It") have done it again. They've decre ... More >>
UPDATE, Sept. 7, 9:44 a.m.: And what do you know, there's a 20th anniversary edition of Pocket Full of Kryptonite that features the album "as you remember it." Original post, Sept. 6, 10:36 a.m.: Nostalgia for the 1990s has been surging lately, spurred, as nostalgia often is, by a yearning by s ... More >>
What's purported to be the plot to the movie based on the best-ever television show based on life in Orange County has leaked out.The source of the scoop is said to be someone very close to the production of the Arrested Development movie.Meanwhile, there's big news involving a cast member centra ... More >>
Flickr user Jo NaylorWith a headline like that, you know we had a great week 'round here. More after the jump!
MELTDOWN from Dave Green on Vimeo.People used to wonder if the light stayed on when you closed the fridge. Dave Green's stop-motion animation Meltdown shows what really happens.An ordinary sandwich (voiced by David Cross!) steps up to be a hero. And apparently, celery really is the jerk that we've a ... More >>
A movie version of Fox's cult classic Arrested Development--the best TV series about Orange County ever made (and I'll cut any girl who claims otherwise!)--has been on and off again more often than an electric blender with a short in it.However, there has been encouraging news lately from an unli ... More >>
The arrest of 215 Agenda's owner has OC's medical-pot community wondering if it has a prayer of avoiding trouble with the cops
Courtesy Arrested Development/FOXTobias Fünke, the world's first analrapist. In the last ten years, there have been a slew of television shows based in Orange County, but none ever surpassed the short-lived Arrested Development. After three seasons, the FOX sitcom was slashed due to low ratings, ... More >>
A lot of emails pass through a music editor's inbox in a given day, but here's a surefire way of getting some attention: make the subject "LARGEST GATHERING OF BARBERSHOP ENTHUSIASTS ON THE PLANET."Oh yes. It's happening. June 28 though July 5, at the hilton Anaheim. It's apparently the 71st annual ... More >>
It's here: Adult Swim's Tim Heidecker (right) and Eric Wareheim (uh, left) are performing tonight at the Glass House in Pomona; amazingly, tickets are still available.Tim and Eric are the guys behind quasi-cartoon Tom Goes to the Mayor and, more recently, the sketch comedy program Tim and Eric Aweso ... More >>
Nicole Kidman had a pre-taped greeting to promote The Invasion, Joel Silver's latest remake of the Body-Snatcher story in which the aliens are microbes this time. The interview was full of jump-cuts -- had the feel of something that was creatively edited after the fact. Nic had nothing interesting t ... More >>
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