Charles Keating Jr., who parlayed running Irvine-based Lincoln Savings & Loan into a starring role as poster boy of the savings and loan crisis of the late-1980s, has died, his family announced. He was 90. Keating died late Monday at a Phoenix hospital; the cause of death was not released. Keating ... More >>
Pitchfork on Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl" back when it was released in 2004: ...Elsewhere on LAMB, the Neptunes shit out a Queen pastiche called "Hollaback Girl", which has about as much club potential as a 13-year old with a milk moustache and his dad's ID.Funny line! Oh you Pitchfork, always ... More >>
Courtesy of Plug Ugly FilmsStraight from the horse's mouth with Michael Slàdek.Though Norma Desmond only lived at the cineplex (and now Netflix), she famously said, "I am big. It's the pictures that got small." Filmmaker and one-time Newport Beach resident Michael Slàdek is not yet big, but he is ... More >>
'[Vang Pao] was tough in a tough country. He deserves to die in peace'
'And when I say "you," I am referring to white America. I purposely left that "white" uncapitalized'
As usual with the OC Weekly, this article sucks donkey dick. Keep up the great investigative reporting and fighting against liberty and security
'If you dont like him, dont listen to him, you fuckin moron'
'Vicki [sic] Chang has got to be one of your worst writers with the worst taste. I abhor her Trendzilla column. It has the most contrived style blurbberings [sic] Ive ever read.'
In our current New Film Reviews, you'll find Robert Abele's take on Mike Judge's new film Idiocracy. It's not exactly a rave, but we've slammed other films much harder 'round here: IDIOCRACY The strange irony of Fox off-loading the new (yet long-completed) Mike Judge comedy without screenings, trail ... More >>
Movie of the Week: To Kill a Mockingbird
Some of the best writing in OC Weekly can be found in a place you have to hunt for: Greg Stacy's Special Screenings. We love Greg a lot around here, but every so often he gets his dates wrong and he'll have a movie playing a week late or early or whatever. Thank the God of Educational Loans for our ... More >>
Special pick your own movie of the week edition!
'I Hate You'
Winter non-recommendation edition
You know who else had lots of supporters? Ted Bundy
Movie of the Week: EDWARD SCISSORHANDS
It took me a while to get accustomed to the uninhibited and rampant sex here.
Every now and then, a Weekling steps up
A year in Dubya-dumping by his conservative critics . . . and Howard Stern
25 thoughts on what happens when we attack the animals who attack us
Kicking Kutcher to the curb