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Halloween

  • Music

    October 31, 2013

    Rob Zombie Is Living the Nightmare

    The king of horror put a scary amount of work into the Great American Nightmare

  • Calendar

    October 31, 2013

    Pumpkin Launch

    Titan Stadium, Cal State Fullerton

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    The 5 Stages of Grief You'll Go Through When Realizing There's Now "Dia de los Muertos Beer"

    I was strolling down the booze aisle at Cost World Plus in SanTana when I came across the following package. At first, I thought it was one of the store's many cheesy Halloween gag gifts, something more appropriate to Spencer's than a merchant with a surprisingly robust selection of ethnic sweets, t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Top Five EDM Halloween Parties

    For any dance music enthusiast, this week begins a pivotal time for choosing their Halloween party plans. Insomniac's Third Annual Escape From Wonderland lineup was officially released last week, which has us excited to experience another venture down the rabbit hole on Saturday October 26th. The li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    On the Line: Brandon Stein of The Cellar, Part Two

    Are you looking for Oktoberfest ideas? Date night Halloween haunts? This underground lair has you covered. Below is the menu being served all month long at The Cellar for our favorite time of the beer year. At the end of Part Two, you'll find more intel on their spooky happenings. Oktoberfest menu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Orange Repeals Ordinance Requiring Sex Offenders to Post Signs at Homes on Halloween

    See Update No. 2 at the end of this post on the Orange City Council repealing the sign requirement in its Halloween ordinance. Update No. 1 was on the city attorney recommending that action. ORIGINAL POST, SEPT. 18, 6:10 P.M.: A federal lawsuit was filed today challenging a city of Orange ordinance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    5 Awesome Food-Themed Halloween Group Costumes

    Halloween is upon us. Being food bloggers, we're big fans of food-themed costumes. (Though please, if you go as Sriracha, aim for cute Sriracha rather than slutty Sriracha, mmm kay?) If you've got a group of food-loving friends, the results can be even more amazing. Here are five Halloween food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Tiger Army's October Flame V- The Fox Theatre Pomona- October 27, 2012

    Yet another year of October Flame has come and gone, and it is something that shouldn't have been missed as Tiger Army kicked off pre-Halloween performance at the Fox Theatre in Pomona. Despite being used to visiting the Grove for this kind of thing (they've had it there pretty much every year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    The Five Best Shows in O.C. This Week: Markus Schulz, Waka Flocka Flame

    Monday, October 29Skeleton WitchSlidebar Hailing from Ohio, Skeletonwitch rocks a technical brand of schreechy metal. Be sure to check out their video for "Bringers of Death," which blends images of furries with Orwelian commentary and a zombie apolcalypse straight out of the film Easy Rider. -- Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Nick 13 Shares His Top Five Halloween Songs and Movies (In His Own Words)

    Everyone has Halloween favorites that give them that appropriately creepy feeling for this time of year. Nick 13 is no different then us and before he goes on stage to deliver psychobilly burst of October Flame, one of our favorite traditions, he has his favorite songs and movies that get him i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    BLOK to Headline an Extra-Spooky Edition of Plugged Into Local at Alex's Bar, Oct. 24

    We don't give a fuck that it's happening a week before Halloween, Plugged Into Local can and will scare the shit out of you this month. October's installment of our lil' monthly concert series returns with three bands who trade in bone-cracking agression, blood-curdling screams, and three signature ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2012

    Knott's Scary Farm Halloween Haunt's 40 Years of Fear

    Buena Park's after-hours attraction can still scare your pants off

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Nabisco Introduces Candy Corn-Flavored Oreos

    Candy corn, the worst Halloween candy of all of ever, continues to be a thing. People seem to love eating what to me tastes like Peeps' poop-nuggets because according to the National Confectioner's Association, nearly 20 million pounds of the stuff is sold each year. 

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    On the Line: Mike Dimmitt of Garlic Scapes, Part Two

    MIke Dimmitt may appear relaxed on the outside, but his mind is going a mile a minute. Whether reading or spending time with his kids, he is always doing something to improve his quality of life. You might be surprised to find out what this luxe lonchera owner was working on prior to owning Garlic S ... More >>

  • Music

    December 29, 2011

    The Biggest Music Headlines of 2011

    [Mental Notes] The news that kept us talking this year

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Five Homemade Holiday Gifts You Can Make Now

    Flickr user 29638108@N06​So you want to occupy Wall Street? If you really want to stick it to the corporations this year, give homemade gifts. Buy the things you need to make them from independent businesses and give presents that have your unmistakable stamp on them.Yes, it's just barely past Hal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Awesome Halloween Light Show: A Reason to Drive to Riverside Tonight

    ​If you're looking for something epic to do on this Halloween Monday, there's one final chance to see that insane homemade light show that's been all over the Internet. In person.  You may have read the story and the logistics. A dad named Kevin Judd, aka KJ92508, started tricking o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Six Must-Sees at Long Beach Comic & Horror Con This Weekend

    Keith May/OC WeeklyFor more pictures from last year's Comic Con, click here!​For the first time in its three years of being held over Halloween weekend, the Long Beach Comic Con is officially dubs itself Horror Con as well. While the main draw is still, of course, comics, there's a film fest, a ma ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2011

    The Damned Are Back

    Goth protopunkers revel in the holiday that keeps them relevant annually

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2011

    Dead Man's Party

    Galaxy Concert Theater

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Murder Ballads are Back, and More Sinister Than Ever

    ​Last October, Daiana Feuer of the New L.A Folk Festival put together a unique Halloween event at the Echoplex to celebrate the "dark side of folk." Murder Ballads was a monstro event, with 14 acts each putting their spin on death via the legends of Jesse James, Pretty Boy Floyd, John Henry, Wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Chipotle Produces Film for Fundraises, Enlists Karen O to Sing a Cover for Star Wattage

    Beth Stirnamann/OC Weekly​Chipotle is promoting a fundraiser this Halloween to benefit the Foundation and Farm Aid, and to do it, they produced a short film titled "Abandoned" about the hardships American farmers face. They enlisted Yeah Yeah Yeahs' singer Karen O to do a remake of "Mammas Don't L ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 25, 2010

    A Not-So-Sweet Solicitation for the Troops

    [Hey, You!] Keep your jingoism out of my Halloween pumpkin!

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2010

    Pumpkin Launch

    Titan Stadium

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Gettin' Made: Last Day to Enter Craft Magazine Halloween Contest

    If you spent hours on creating something truly amazing for Halloween, make the most of it! Today's the last day to share your creation for a chance and fabulous prizes in Craft Magazine's Halloween Contest. Image from Craft Magazine​ After the jump, details on how to enter the contest and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 28, 2010

    Phil Shane

    Alex's Bar

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Slideshow: Top 10 Unique Food-Themed Halloween Costumes

    Flickr user MacksOneHot sauce mascots, Max Stromberger and Kelley Keyes. ​We've combed through Flickr to bring you the top 10 most unique food-themed Halloween costumes we could find! From a pup in a cannoli to hot sauce galore, click through this slideshow of our top picks.

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Free Ticket Tuesdays: K'naan, Johnny Vatos Tribute To Halloween and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    ​This week, Heard Mentality is giving away a pair of tickets each to K'naan at the House of Blues, Johnny Vato's Tribute to Halloween show and Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros at the Grove.Find out how after the jump.

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Will You Be at Lucha VaVOOM?

    Justin Shady​A few months ago, I had five epiphanies at Lucha VaVoom. What it is, basically, is a burlesque/wrestling/comedy show featuring colorful costumes worn by character wrestlers (such as Dirty Sanchez) and commentary by comedians such as Dana Gould and Tom Kenny (Jack Black had sat in once ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Rob Schneider! Makin' Copies! At the Brea Improv!

    The Robster!​Rob Schneider...the man, the myth, the stand-up legend? Okay, maybe that's overstating the case. Still, between "The Richmeister" from SNL, Deuce Bigalow, and the guy who says, "You can do it!" in The Waterboy, Schneider has carved out an odd little niche for himself in our comedy con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    What You Missed: Haute Dog Howl'oween, Senior Surf Comp, Halos 'n Horns, Rob Zombie, Tiger Army

    Keith MayRuh roh.​And just like that, the greatest holiday of the year is alllll over. So what'd you do? We had another action-packed weekend, of course, with our first stop at Long Beach's adorable annual tradition, the Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade and Pet Adoption Fair. Dogs? Way cuter than babie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Last Night: Rob Zombie at the Grove of Anaheim

    Andrew YoussefLive at the Grove of Anaheim.​Last Night: Rob Zombie at the Grove of Anaheim (11/01/09) Better Than: believing that Halloween is really over. Everyday probably is Halloween according to Rob Zombie. If it wasn't for his ghoulish live show, the fact that he has rebooted the Halloween ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    This Weekend: Alex's Bar is the Place to Be

    ​Happy Halloween folks in Intranets land! We all know this is by far the best time of year and you know who agrees? Alex's Bar. The famed Long Beach venue has two shows this weekend that will absolutely rule.Tonight is the Night Marchers. Fronted by former Rocket from the Crypt singer/guitarist Jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    This Week in Food

    Get your lurch on at the first EVER Newport Beach Zombie Pub Crawl. What better way is there to Celebrate Halloween than with a little blood, brains, and a LOT of beer?   Taco Bell management literally dumps on a homeless man they nearly kill.    Dave would think twice about tos ... More >>

  • Film

    October 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Snap Judgment: Halloween 2008

    ​ It may be old news, but this photo was taken just outside of La Cave in Costa Mesa on Halloween 2008. What do you think? Hee-larious? Too un-PC? Don't care either way?

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    JK, Here's a Better iPhone App, Just for Illegals!

    ​Sorry, Orange County nativists. We just linked to a totally nerdy lame iPhone app that shows stimulus money. Zzz. I know. How bout this: an app for illegal immigrants trying to cross the border?It's called iCoyote, and it'll help you locate water, a good city from which to steal jobs and an Ameri ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2008

    Pumpkins

    Pumpkins

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    LYT on Poorman's Bikini Beach tonight

    Just got a call from our cover boy Jim "Poorman" Trenton -- it seems the Knott's Halloween Haunt episode, referenced in the article, will be airing tonight. During the course of the evening, he cornered me on camera, and apparently some of that footage made the final cut. So check it out, won't yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines. No Surprises: Carona Free (For Now)

    Carona free (for now): Yesterday, Sheriff Mike Carona walked out of the Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse with his wife, Debbie, after being cuffed and held in a cell for hours. They'll be back to enter their pleas Monday. Bail was set at $20,000 for each Carona and $10,000 for the sheriff's mistres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2007

    Busywork, Detroit Bar, October 31, 2007

    Muscles from Melbourne: kinda weak. Halloween: It's really more for adults than for kids, isn't it? It astounds me how much effort grownups put into their costumes, simply to have ridiculous amounts of fun getting wasted as they take mini-vacations from their own personae. The overflow gathering ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 10/31 - HALLOWEEN!

    TUSTIN HAUNT, @ sunset Free haunted attraction. 13151 Brittany Woods Dr., Tustin www.tustinhaunt.com HAPPY HOUSE, 6pm Halloween event featuring a bounce house, pony rides, a petting zoo, yummy food, etc. Hope International University, 2500 E. Nutwood Ave., Fullerton, (714) 879-3901 ext. 1201 www.hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    In case you never Saw them...

    If it's Halloween, it must be Saw. So says the maddeningly elliptical trailer for Saw IV, anyway. Now, it isn't considered particularly popular or PC to admit liking these movies -- they tend to be glibly dismissed as "torture porn" by would-be aesthetes who can't be bothered to pay attention -- but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2006

    Bands We Like: Henry Clay People

    It's been a few slow days for blogging 'round here (what could I possibly show you that Brit-Brit already hasn't?) so I let our rockin' intern Miles Clements do a little work while I took a four hour lunch. Let's read what he has to write: There needs to be more bands willing to crank out good ol ... More >>

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