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  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    The Best Places to Drink in Orange County

    In honor of the recent release of our largest issue of the year, Best Of 2013, we present to you a handy guide to the places we deemed the best drinking establishments in Orange County. Best Sports Bar, Best Place to Get Drunk on Rum, Best Cougar's all here folks. Thank us now, curse us dur ... More >>

  • Film

    January 31, 2013

    Aw, Nuts

    A brief history of movie characters getting whacked in the balls

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    The 10 Best Songs of La Sonora Dinamita, the Most Joyous Group/Makers of the Best Music Videos EVER

    The average gabacho music fan must be scratching their head at the concert that'll happen this Saturday at the Gibson Ampitheatre. "Margarita La Diosa de la Cumbia" it a Mexican band? that the one with the horns? there'll be booze? And what the hell is something Mexic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Five Reasons Why Disneyland Should Sponsor a 24-Hour, Park-Wide Rave

    Ever wonder what would happen if Disneyland had a 24-hour rave? Every Kandy kid, EDM fan and old-school raver would unite for a historic, glowstick dance-a-thon. E-tards would finally get the chance to ask Mickey Mouse, "Have you seen Molly?" Electro junkies have gathered in stadiums, water parks,ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Mysteries of Huntington Beach: Dirty Donald Duck and Johnny's Saloon

    Put that on my bill please.​​Those who drop by Johnny's Saloon in Huntington Beach to listen to a little Johnny Cash on the jukebox and have a drink will find a relic of the Magic Kingdom that imagineers would probably prefer you didn't see. It's a kiddie ride, such as one finds outside of super ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Five Album Covers Disney Should Turn Into T-Shirts

    ​Let me bring you up to speed: Disney recently began selling t-shirts on their online store that feature a design that is a creative nod to the cover art of Joy Division's 1979 debut Unknown Pleasures (see above).Certain people (i.e. music snobs and people who are still upset with Ian Curtis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Top Five Home Videos Disney Doesn't Want You To See

    ​An estimated 400 billion people will have visited a Disney theme park in 2011. During those visits, more than 57 trillion hours of home video footage will be shot by park goers. Or something like that.For whatever reason, and luckily for us, people like taking those embarrassing and awkward home ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Q&A: Gay Days Anaheim Co-Founder/Event Producer Eddie Shapiro

    ​Gay Days Anaheim returns to the Disneyland Resort next weekend (Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2), and co-founder/event producer Eddie Shapiro couldn't be more excited.In 1998, after Disneyland canceled their annual one-night private party for gays and lesbians, Shapiro organized th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Big Brother Mickey: Disney Exec Has Creepy Hopes For Future Park Characters Capabilities

    Someday, Mickey Mouse's answer may be "yes."​Just in time for the New Year, here's aother half-frightening, half-inspiring bit of Disney magic coming out of the creative braintrust. This bit of technology foresight from Bruce E. Vaughn, chief creative executive at Walt Disney Imagineering:"Pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Tweets From the Park!

    ​Welcome to Tweets From the Park!, where we round up the best, funniest and most irreverent tweets from Disneyland Resort for your reading pleasure. Follow us on Twitter @OCWeekly!ShaunyeWesst: Just ate my turkey leg, drunk as fuck walking through Disneyland. I love my fam

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Mr. Micky Mouth's Election Day Rap

    ​As people in OC head to the polls today casting votes for governor, a slew of propositions, and city council member candidates, the satirical campaign of Mr. Micky Mouth has made one last appeal in Anaheim. Though the man behind the mouse ears didn't officially qualify as a write-in candidate for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Familiar Ride's Departure Today Part of Big Changes at Disney's California Adventure

    ​The Mulholland Madness roller coaster, which closes today at Disney's California Adventure, is one of several attractions leaving the media giant's under-performing Anaheim theme park. Construction crews are set to begin taking the ride apart today in preparation for a new attraction opening next ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Four Ways to Make Mickey Mouse More Mexican

    The title says it all...​Mickey Mouse was at SanTana's Mexican Independence Day Festival yesterday, wearing a costume of imperceptible ethnicity and a sarape. That's the best you can do, Disney, to Mexicanize the Mouse? Even Minnie wore a baile folkórico dress, for chrissakes.Disney should've con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    OC Film Fiesta, Documentary on Mormon Church and Prop 8 Roll in Santa Ana Tonight

    ​OC Film Fiesta continues tonight through Sunday in downtown Santa Ana with a classic film from the Mexican Golden Age about politics and integrity, an award-winning documentary that features interviews with some of the last surviving members of Emiliano Zapata's army, Walt Disney in South Amer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Lime Truck is Delicious, if Too Expensive

    ​Ninth entry in our series where we promise to review, for better or worse, every "high-end" roach coach that visits the Weekly's world headquarters. Another truck visits next Monday--when will YOUR mobile food truck come? Inquire with Jessica Ford at!Look at this lamb pit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Remembering the Great Flood of 1938, Donald Duck Style

    Kind of like the editorial cartoon, except it was an old-school Donald, with a fatter bottom and bigger bill...​One more storm to go, and Southern California has largely weathered what we'd consider monsoon weather but Floridians would laugh off as a sprinkle. Maybe we worry because of the history ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2010

    Dishney: Tweets From the Park!

    Happy New Year! Welcome to 2010's first edition of Tweets From the Park, our weekly roundup of some of the best--and the worst--tweets from the park that's only sometimes the happiest place on earth. Follow us on Twitter @OCWeekly!Flickr user Huffmans​miapresley: WTF? Disneyland is sold out!!!!??? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Dishney: Mickey Mouse Makeover!

    Courtesy DisneyMICKEY SMASH!: Don't worry, this is just a figurine from the cartoon short "Runaway Brain."​So first Dora the Explorer, then My Little Ponies and then Strawberry Shortcake were given brand new, "grown up," hipper looks for the too cool, tech-obsessed, short attention span of Gen-Y. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    The ampm on Bristol and Red Hill Sells Expired Kit-Kats

    ​Yes, the title of this blog is a serious charge. I realize that. But it's one that I'm able to back up.Last week, I went to the ampm (that's the "official" way to spell the name of the place, I know it looks weird all lower-case, but take it up with them) on the corner of Bristol and Red Hill on ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 25, 2009
  • Calendar

    September 25, 2008

    Key Party

    Sgt. Pepper's Dueling Piano Cafe

  • Culture

    July 10, 2008
  • News

    March 29, 2007

    The Raton That Roared

    An interview with Mickey Mouse about Anaheim, apartments and Mexicans

  • Columns

    March 8, 2007

    One More Thing

    The Anaheim Ducks

  • Culture

    October 12, 2006

    Two Openings and a Funeral

    For whatever we thought art was, at three local galleries

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2006

    More Reasons to Read Michelle Malkin

    The commies that read this rag probably don't know that conservatives sparked the blogosphere revolution (mostly OC-based blabbermouth Hugh Hewitt), but it's true, Huffington Post notwithstanding. And few blogs are more widely read that the hysterical fits of cutey-pie/bitch Michelle Malkin, the gal ... More >>

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Why We Fall

    Getting healed with Jee-sus and Gospel Duck at the Anaheim Convention Center

  • Features

    December 30, 2004

    Diary of A Mad Year

    2004 regurgitated

  • Columns

    July 1, 2004
  • Columns

    March 25, 2004
  • Features

    January 1, 2004

    Cruelty to an Animal

    The Year in Mickey Mouses 75th birthday

  • Features

    May 29, 2003

    In Praise of. . .Disneyland?

    It may not be the happiest place on Earth, but its damn close

  • Columns

    June 21, 2001
  • Music

    February 15, 2001

    One Very Funky Week

    Zapp, the Wailers gid grooves deeper than the evil in Trent Lotts soul

  • Columns

    January 6, 2000
  • Features

    October 28, 1999