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  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Anaheim's Original Theme Park

    Before Anaheim was invaded by Disney rodents, a large theme park was drawing crowds of up to 30,000 guests a month. Instead of a mouse, the main attraction was a human-like chimpanzee. The year was 1952, three years before uncle Walty opened Disneyland, and Dutton's Jungle Gardens sprawled across 7- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Local Record Review: Christmas with Karling by Karling

    ​KarlingChristmas with KarlingWhite Trash RecordsKarling, aka Karling Abbeygate, is the subject of our Locals Only column this week, so it's only right to talk about the album itself that she's just released.  Frankly, if more Christmas albums had kicking originals like "Christmas Party" and ... More >>

  • Film

    December 1, 2011

    Prisoners of Sex

    Ten movie womanizers, from the sick to the sublime

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    White Elephant Mix: Honeypie​Huntington Beach folk-pop lovelies Honeypie tackle the totally un-PC Christmas classic "Santa Baby" with understated aplomb. The recording is spare, just Trisha Smith's girlish vocals and Ryan Radcliff's reverb-soaked guitar picking. It may not be an earth-shattering rendition (Cynthia ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 21, 2003

    Girls! Girls! Girls!

    OCMAs 150 years of women is a beautiful thing

  • Film

    April 3, 2003
  • Culture

    February 7, 2002

    The Ultimate Kitten

    Ladies and gentlemen, Ann-Margret

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Renegades of Funk

    And jazz. And soul. And blues. And rock

  • Film

    December 21, 2000

    Class Dismissed

    Hollywood mines more gold from common folk

  • Columns

    April 13, 2000

    Risky Business

    Did you say gay porn?