Doctor Who

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2014

    Peter Capaldi's Debut in BBC America's Doctor Who on Big and Small Screens Throughout OC

    I never got into Doctor Who, but I respect its devoted following, which treats every changing of the guard (and by "guard" I mean "doctor") as a grand media event. Indeed, BBC America is pulling out all the stops for Saturday night's debut of Peter Capaldi in the title role--on both small and big sc ... More >>

  • Food

    June 20, 2013

    La Flor de Michoacán and Its Amazing Paletas

    [Hole In the Wall] This Santa Ana ice cream shop is the best in OC thanks to its rare flavors

  • Columns

    June 6, 2013

    Is There Any Good Mexican Food in England?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And what's the difference between Tex-Mex and New Mexican food?

  • News

    June 6, 2013

    A Gun-Dumb Brit's Journey Into American Gun Culture

    To conquer his fear of guns, a British immigrant takes a road trip to gun lovers' mecca: the NRA Convention

  • 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

    November 24, 2010

    Five Reasons to be Thankful for a 'Buffy' Reboot

    ​I'm a Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan from back in the day. I admit that I didn't jump on the bandwagon from the beginning, but I was watching when the show was originally airing and fell in love with creator Joss Whedon's seminal series. In fact, I fell in love with Joss, too. Well, his work. (No o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Science Illustrated: Five Comics Featuring Nikola Tesla

    Jeff Smith​Jeff Smith is best known for his seminal all-ages work Bone, a series he worked on for about 13 years and 55 issues. Readers still flock to Bone in its collected editions, and it's cemented Smith's reputation as one of the most creative talents in comics. Unfortunately, Bone has ov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2008

    NBFF: The Long and the Short of It

    You hear all the time that men never stop and ask directions. Women use it as proof that we're all stubborn and pointlessly macho. But there's another reason. Men don't ask for directions because they know that 98% of the time, the response from whoever they ask is going to be something along the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2007

    Stupidest Accusation of Plagiarism Ever

    We here at the OC Weekly have been accused of many things over the years: libel, slander (whenever one of us appear on radio), lies, Commie-sympathizing, Reconquista cheerleading, selling ours souls to New Times, and—most memorably—"Satan instrument,"what Congressman Robert K. Dornan called the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2007

    Comic-Con 2007: Masquerade Ball liveblogging

    Saturday night is costume contest time at Comic-Con.Let's try live-blogging this mofo while vaguely inebriated. Logging in a bit belatedly. Line for free nachoes was huge -- they went instantly. Most costumes so far are cute li'l kids as Huntress, Rayden/Scorpion from Mortal Kombat, other similar ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 19, 2007

    The Big Con

    Out of the basement and into the spotlight, Comic-Con 2007 is the place to be

  • Film

    June 29, 2006

    Dead ... and Loving It

    OnDVD: Forest Lawn: The First Hundred Years

  • Culture

    March 16, 2006
  • Music

    March 9, 2006

    Extreme Extremeness

    Napalm Death brutalize the very concept of brutality with crushing, brutal crushingness