By Jaime-Paul Falcon Not sure if anyone told you, but football is back! Did you know that, sometimes, when the players score, they do dances in the "end zone"? It's true. We can probably expect to see some twerking before long, in fact, but in the meantime here's a rundown of the best and worst mov ... More >>
Kids, here's what can happen if you dare to dream. By now, we all know that the Cronut is the "Gangnam Style" of 2013, a viral spectacle that had the world asking, "What is that and why can't I stop staring?" But for one man, it wasn't enough to simply get his hands on the mystical doughnut-croissan ... More >>
"Gangnam Style" king Psy has been so busy with the sexy ladies that he apparently doesn't have time to cook. The viral-hit wonder (who released his newest single, "Gentleman," over the weekend) is on the search for a personal chef for the first month of his world tour in July.
When it comes to storytelling, no one tells them better than Charlie Murphy. And to be clear, we're not talking about "putting your kids to bed" stories or "tall tales," we're talking about real life occurrences and celebrity encounters that Charlie happens to deliver with inflection perfection. Not ... More >>
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BIG BANGHonda CenterNovember 3, 2012So if you haven't heard about the Korean boy-band, BIG BANG, trust me, you will soon. Riding the K-Pop invasion into the United States, led by Psy and Gangnam Style, BIG BANG is on their first U.S. tour. For two nights in a row, they sold out the Honda ... More >>
Have you heard of the Reserve Channel? It's a YouTube-only network that features full-length shows by respected people who usually appear on regular TV shows but aren't exactly the Anthony Bourdains or The Oprahs of the world. Eric Ripert has a show on there called On The Table. Now Tom Colicchio do ... More >>
You've seen the video (over and over and--my God, is this still a thing?--over). And all its parodies, too. ("Hitler Style," anyone?) But yesterday, for the first time, fans got a chance to actually converse with "Gangnam Style" superstar Psy (well, virtually) in his "Ask Me Anything" session o ... More >>
Dada Life Avalon Hollywood October 16, 2012 Dada Life drew quite the crowd last night when they threw their free The Rules of Dada album release party at the iconic club Avalon in Hollywood. Tickets to this show sold out in less than 10 minutes and were almost as coveted as Ultra Music Festival ... More >>
SEE OC WEEKLY'S FULL KCON SLIDESHOW HERE! From the parking lot, you could hear the screams. Inside the festival area of Verizon Amphitheater, giddy fans crowded in a massive white tent. A sea of hands holding cameras and cell phones shot up into the air. "Oh, my Gooooood!" girls squealed, ... More >>
Comedian Dave Attell is adored by fans worldwide and for good reason. Open like a naughty picture book in an adult library, his analogies play out like a rule book on wit and his raw style of humor makes even the dirtiest of dirty blush. Best of all, there is nothing you can do to stop it and why w ... More >>
Before there was SNSD, 2NE1, Big Bang, Super Junior and Wonder Girls, there was S.E.S., g.o.d., H.O.T., Fin.K.L. and 1TYM. Familiar with these names? You must be an O.G. K-pop fan. Today, the manufactured genre has flooded the global consciousness (perhaps you've heard of a little video called "Gang ... More >>
This Saturday, thousands of K-pop fanatics will descend upon Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine for KCON, a super-charged convention celebrating all things hallyu. K-pop--that's Korean pop for the uninitiated--is moving at a speed faster than Psy's pelvic thrusts, and the first-ever U.S. event ... More >>
Just when we thought the "Gangnam Style" phenomenon couldn't reach any weird new heights (it's already been translated into Klingon and performed by a middle-aged mother), we stumble upon this.