Go ahead, call us a bunch of culture-less, lily-white suburbanites with a partiality to flip-flops and right-wing politics. Those kind of labels never cease to amuse us. Because one thing that instantly dooms most of the tired cliches ascribed to OC is the music--the one-of-a-kind frustration, aggre ... More >>
The '90s may be long gone, but not OC's infamous, lunatic eyewear brand
Other musicians have a few Brad Nowell stories to tell
courtesy Jim NowellFor more photos of Bradley Nowell, check out our slideshow hereCheck out our Bradley Nowell slideshow here!Sublime front man Bradley Nowell, who died 15 years ago this month, left behind a legacy that is intrinsically tied to Long Beach and the rest of Orange County. This week' ... More >>
[Locals Only] His debut solo album, 'Walk That Walk,' is the soundtrack of his life
Andrew YoussefNOFX performing SundayClick for slideshows of Day One, Day Two and Day Three.The Hype: Three days of tattoos, punk, metal, rockabilly and skateboarding descended upon the OC Fairgrounds under the umbrella of the Musink Tattoo Convention & Music Festival Friday through Sunday. The l ... More >>
One of my favorite columns after Savage Love is The Straight Dope, a decades-old column presided over by Cecil Adams in Chicago. Short description: Adams answers ANY question about ANYTHING. Recently, he branched off and began a separate column focusing solely on the Windy City. The latest installme ... More >>
Which means Orange County must be finished
Theyre on PlayStation, but theyre still Damned
Lindas Doll Hut, 1989-2001
TSOL, back from embalmment
Oi to the world!
...Wait. Strike that Last One.
Remembering the bad old days with Jack Grisham
How to distinguish the wannabes