Yes, I know I went on a big stink about what kind of food people shouldn't make at home. That's not because I hate cooking; that was because some dishes are just bad ideas, whether due to difficulty of technique, time commitment or cost. Plenty of things are really easy to make at home, some ... More >>
Ted B. Kissell informed his news staff via today's copy meeting and everyone else at Orange County's favorite alternative weekly newspaper via email that he has resigned as editor of OC Weekly.Kissell, who joined the staff weeks after founding editor Will Swaim ended his 12-year run at the helm i ... More >>
In "Less is Mor" Vickie Change educates us about Hollywood nightlife mogul Anton Posniak, who set out to remake the OC scene. Now he’s got more lawsuits than restaurants here. Gustavo Arellano mocks California's fires in "The Fire All the Time: Create Your Own Inferno News Story!". And Matt Co ... More >>
On Friday night, Dave Segal watched London duo, Black Ghosts, put on one of the better hipster-dance live shows he's seen in a while. Saying, "It was kind of like a combination of Daft Punk and Chemical Brothers, full of aggressive beats, filthy synth textures and sing-along tunes." Saturday found ... More >>
A year to remember
"Two cover stories about comic books in one year. Since when did OC Weekly become a publication for nerds?"
'Ordinarily, I wouldn't wipe my ass with the OC Weekly, but there I was without toilet paper'
'WHO or WHAT raised you?'
'Please note that Spackle is a registered trademark of the Muralo company. Please note this in future articles when referring to Spackle.'
'Bosomy? Not only is that irrelevant, it sails dangerously close to the ingrained misogyny of tabloid coveragesomething I would have thought your paper would want to avoid.'
'I had a swarm of bees in my side yard one time and called vector control to get them. "Sorry sir, we dont do that. You will have to call a beekeeper for that." I should have told them they were fire ants; maybe they woul
'My combined Mexican-Guatemalan ancestry ranks me somewhere between a syphilitic Chihuahua and Hitlers missing left nut!'
'Look at the bright side: if you leave the fungus there long enough, you might be able to harvest mushrooms from your toe someday'
Born 383 years ago today, the French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal once wrote, "I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room." Well, good news: tonight a combination of TV's greatest patriot, Stephen Colbert, and the unstoppable cultu ... More >>
'Nowhere did I find a reference to Jesus killing anybody.'
'Art critics are too afraid to say that certain works are pure crap that need flushing.'
The other day, while getting the website that mirrors your favorite OC alt.-weekly pub ready for ya'all, Clockworken noticed something interesting upon opening Gustavo Arellano's popular column !Ask a Mexican! (Special Cesar Chavez Edition). Along the top of the virtual page was a Google advertiseme ... More >>
You know who else had lots of supporters? Ted Bundy
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