This past Saturday, award show season officially ended with the 2013 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. The 26th installment of the only award show where "kids rule," it was a star-studded night that legitimately out-shined plenty of its contemporaries. You may think we're kidding, but how many awards ... More >>
Believe it or not, today is one of the most important days in our country. For those not in the know, it's National Boob Day. Throughout the years, there have been songs that have either alluded to, commented on or praised boobs. Here are some of our favorite songs that honor mammory glands.
Watch out for 3hree Things (usually) every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.
Because a column that usually runs on Tuesdays should run on a Monday. Because the ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyThis week the Black Eyed Peas announced at their Staffordshire show that it was the "last time we're going to be in England for a long time." So yes, the group is taking a break, but they're not breaking up--at least, not according to Fergie and will.i.am.Sure, there ... More >>
[via Anti Music] Before Fergie and the rest of the Black Eyed Peas ruined it with their Superbowl version, the signature riff from Guns N' Roses' "Sweet Child O' Mine" was an era-defining moment in rock & roll. And the video for it was filmed in a ballroom in Huntington Beach, 23 years ago. T ... More >>
In the wake of the unfathomable disaster in Japan, musicians are showing their support through benefit shows, merch and other creative endeavors, rallying fans to help the country. Their efforts can make a real impact--Gaga's Japan-relief wristbands raised $250,000 in just 48 hours. Here's ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyClick here to see the slideshow!OC Music AwardsJan. 26, 2011The Lab, Costa MesaLast night saw round two of the Best Live Acoustic Act category, and the competition was hit or miss. Of the five groups who performed, only two stood out. Here's the breakdown.
OC Music AwardsJanuary 11, 2011The District at Tustin LegacySee the slideshow here!Tonight's event showcased five bands competing to move on to the finals for Best Acoustic Band. Performers included Skee and the Motion Detectors, Honeypie, Headshine, Canvas and Stacy Clark. Though the event ... More >>
Natasha Leggero has been hitting the stand-up scene for years while maintaining ample face time on such favorites as Chelsea Lately, Reno 911, and voicing Callie Maggotbone on Ugly Americans. It's no wonder Natasha was tapped to be a judge on the upcoming season of Last Comic Standing--this woman ... More >>
Finally, someone--OK, someone famous and credible--has spoken up about the well-intentioned foolishness of remaking "We Are the World." Thanks Jay-Z!Flaming Lips front man Wayne Coyne has the coolest house in the whole wide world!"Vivid Entertainment offers John Mayer his 'dream' job to write porn ... More >>
Pussycat Dolls wooing Snoop Dogg again for new album; wanna bring in Fergie, too."Retired" Trent Reznor promises new Nine Inch Nails material for 2010.New Tom Waits album? "We may record in the spring," he tells Los Angles Times. Heard Mentality post from Saturday on Vic Chesnutt's sad, untimely ... More >>
Flickr user NMFinFanBetween the "sexting" phenomenon and underage kids letting the world know via tweet what public place they had sex at last night, we're not sure if we're getting old and grumpy or the rest of you are just getting dumber and dumber. We're going to opt for the latter. And we're ... More >>
Keith MayNot a crook.What'd you do this weekend? Was it as short as ours? Thought so. Photographer Keith May continued his exploration of Orange County this weekend. This time he brings us that "OTHER" dog beach--it has no name, no leash rules, no cops and is relatively unknown. This dog beach si ... More >>
It was Oliver Wendell Holmes who opined that a new truth is better than an old celebrity-tinged news item, or at least he would have opined that had he lived in our celeb-obsessed times. So it is in that spirit these 15 Orange County brushes with famous folks in '08 are unveiled.
1) Newpo ... More >>
Review, video and photos by Patrick Chavis.
Ludacris, Pacific Division
Walter Pyramid, Cal State University Long Beach
February 23, 2008
A night of protests, hos and intellectual conversation in the LBC: isn’t that what hip-hop’s all about?
The opening act—Pacific Division from Palmdale, ... More >>
UPDATE: Club pix are up.
Thursday night was a little bit different from the usual dance party that is Call Sick On Friday.
It brought the best of both nightlife worlds: the beginning was dedicated to live music, the end belonged to digital.
Held at Que Sera, this week’s Call Sick opened with L ... More >>
When it's the opening day of the Orange County Fair, you have plenty of time in traffic — an hour, in fact, just to get from Santa Ana to the fairgrounds — to realize just how poorly the 55 is designed. Immediately after some major road feeds into it, forcing a mass slowing as a new torrent of c ... More >>