We get it. There are some pressures of rockstardom that no mere mortal should ever have to endure. But for some, it goes beyond the typical frustration of playing the same songs night after night, brutal scrutiny from the press, copious amounts of drugs, and road fatigue. Take the volatile combinati ... More >>
We were all melting like popsicles from the heat on Sunday at Coachella last weekend, but that didn't stop festival goers from checking out bands performing under the beating sun. Before hitting the main stage, we talked to band Fitz and the Tantrums about their festival experiences, the sweaty wal ... More >>
The OCeeker is not a well-endowed man. At least when it comes to sporting the sacred underwear into which members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints slip during the "Mormon Endowment", a purification and pledge ritual where Mormons dedicate themselves to the service of Heavenly Fath ... More >>
Bob ran late for our interview, so I did the next best thing: Grill his team. Ben, Daniel and Justin were more than happy to share stories between orders. Like this one time, when their Spudrunners luxe lonchera's engine fell out while Daniel drove up the 57. Bob pushed it with his Kia rental, and t ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyCaleb Followill at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine during healthier daysKings of Leon just canceled their entire U.S. summer tour in the wake of a Dallas show on Friday that was cut short after lead singer Caleb Followill left the stage to vomit, Rolling Stone repo ... More >>
The Orange County Interwebs Horror Show this week pulls from the collection of online tubes and chutes examples of the finest folks who call this region home.We're talking cheatin' radiomen, Mexican trailer trash, Costa Mesa flashers, surgically frightening Midwest transplants and Newport Beach f ... More >>
USC starting quarterback Matt Barkley hopes to flash the victory sign a lot in the years ahead.
Pete Carroll's stunning announcement that the pride of Mater Dei High Matt Barkley will become the first freshman to enter the season as the starting quarterback for Southern Cal's living legend c ... More >>
As you can see, I'm not fundamentalist in my definition of fast food. All mass-produced snack product is fair game, as perhaps could be noted by the fact that the first one I did involved the Dave & Busters menu.
On a late night beer run, I espied a display at the 7-11 with three new kinds of Mount ... More >>
Congrats on all your success: Gatorade High School Football, Player of the Year (first junior so honored ever), the early commitment to USC, the many prep titles—oops, scratch that last one! And we loved the profile that the New York Times did on you yesterday. We especially were excit ... More >>
The library certainly isn't quiet tonight.
There's a red carpet outside, though nobody's walking on it. There are some surprisingly nice T-shirts for sale. And everyone here is totally approachable – can this really be a film festival?
Indeed. It's the opening night of the SoCal Independent Film ... More >>