Some people just know how to hook you, right? Say you're browsing an online dating profile and someone catches your eye. Witty one-liners, cute smirks, maybe something cryptic like a tattoo of Josef Stalin eating a hot dog. Their linked Tumblr page shows they have an active interest in occult medici ... More >>
Ultra Music Festival is a zoo. From land sharks to killer whales, pink flamingos to African zebras, UMF 2013 is starting to feel a lot like a World Wildlife Foundation fundraiser, complete with endangered species and cuddly critters. Sure, they're inflatable. But try explaining that to someone rol ... More >>
Beach season unofficially begins Memorial Day weekend, and when it comes to the best beach on this blue planet, Huntington Beach has been Hasselhoffed.See what former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff has to say about Surf City after the jump . . .
[Summer Guide 2012] Your guide to the good stuff
The US Postal Service, desperate to stop 15 years of bleeding caused by email and private competitors, announced that it will soon feature living people on stamps (the post office has long had a policy of placing only the dead on postage). Of interest to this column, the USPS will consider fe ... More >>
From the Real Housewives of Orange County to the Irvine Improv, you can catch OC's sexiest couple Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley doing what they do best--laughing at life. If you are a fan of the show (and don't want to admit it) or just happen to be a fan of comedy in general, this one night sh ... More >>
It's the fruit pop we never knew was missing from our lives. Enter the Hoffsicle, shaped like--you guessed it--David Hasselhoff. To celebrate National Ice Cream Week, Del Monte teamed up with The Hoff himself to design the replica on a stick. It is a fine work of frozen art, from the wavy, s ... More >>
10-time All-Star and 2011 NBA champion Dirk Nowitzki has often evaded the limelight, preferring to be low-key during most of his media spots. The usually stoic Dallas Maverick, however, isn't one to be always serious. After his team was eliminated by the Golden State Warriors in 2007, he told Der Sp ... More >>
Pamela Anderson: California's TV identity.Apparently we were foolish to believe the rest of the country saw our glorious state as more than a hot body in a red bathing suit.A doctoral student in geography, Andrew Shears, came up with a nifty map (which appears after the jump) that appeared on his ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyChris Marrs Piliero talks to the Register, Local Natives talk to Interview. Here's the local music news we didn't cover this week.
It's no surprise that Marvel launched an ongoing Black Widow series (the third issue is out this week) on the heels of the character's appearance in Iron Man 2 (played by Scarlett Johansson). What is surprising is how good it is. Marjorie Liu, a novelist with only a few comics under her belt ... More >>
To celebrate the 14th anniversary of OC Weekly's annual summer guide, we're co-hosting a party with the Kona Brewing Co. at The Strand, 500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach on Saturday, 3 to 8 p.m. It's all ages, and free--so you have no excuse to miss it! There'll be a Kona Beer Garden, a ... More >>
MySpace / Jennie Warren To celebrate the 14th anniversary of OC Weekly's annual summer guide, we're co-hosting a party with the Kona Brewing Co. at The Strand, 500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach on Saturday, 3 to 8 p.m. It's all ages, and free--so you have no excuse to miss it! There ... More >>
Ex-Baywatch hunk Jeremy Jackson is summer
A truly universal remote leads to Sandlers best movie in years
I do not think that means what you think it means . . .
Jason Dodges art asks the questions. You answer them
We get out-hoochied at the Chris Isaak show!
Get your rock walls ready; only 5 months to the millennium