Hal Sparks was dishing up jokes and killing the crowds with laughter on the stand-up stage long before he took hosted E!'s "Talk Soup." He had a stand-out role on "Queer as Folk" and portrays the super smart scientist step-dad "Donald Davenport" on Disney Channel's "Lab Rats," but at the end of the ... More >>
Friday, October, 19 Crocodiles, The Soft Pack The Glass House Two new bands--"new" as in they post-date the Feelies and the Psychedelic Furs, respectively, even if they've both been around for a couple years--with two new albums on which they make some perfect new choices and deliver us some ... More >>
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Eddie Money and Ronnie SpectorRock and roll is a tough and fickle business. One minute you're on top of the world and the next you're on top of a float, blowing kisses to strangers in Branson, Missouri. In between, anything goes. Tonight, Eddie Money, a singer no stranger to the ups and downs of ... More >>
Disneyland's seasonal The Nightmare Before Christmas overhaul of the Haunted Mansion is complete (the attraction reopens today after a 17-day closure), thus kicking off the park's Halloween-themed festivities.Of course, the official launch of the park's Halloween-ness is September 30th which is w ... More >>
Eater published a fun, if predictable, collection of what it calls Carl's Jr.'s Slutburger ads--you know, those ads featuring hot chicks eating burgers that made founder Carl Karcher sad in the last years of his life due to their wanton sexuality.Of course, Carl's Slutburger phase is a relatively ... More >>
A Reagan-era bacchanalia succumbs to soggy nostalgia in 'Take Me Home Tonight'
Editor's note: Here's the debut post from our new scribe Ali Lerman. She digs the OC Locals Only scene and is an open-minded music lover whose tastes range from Eddie Money to DJ Quik.Cat Party's Ryan Nichols will pull your chainFor a local band, Costa Mesa's Cat Party doesn't really fit into the ty ... More >>
Didn't get your fill of '70s and '80s nostalgia acts at the OC Super Fair this year? Well sir or ma'am, you are in luck!
April 20 - April 27: Now Leave Me Alone
In which the Girl attempts yet another unfriendly takeover!