Coming up with 10 punk albums to listen to before you die is a lot harder than you'd think. For starters, it's a morbid thought, which makes you start asking yourself why in the hell you're thinking about punk albums when you're only gonna die, so who cares?
Second, the best material of many (if n ... More >>
Later this fall, the Newport Harbor Yacht Club hosts the annual Fleet Under Way to Baja Rally--better known as the FUBAR rally of recreational powerboats to La Paz.Meanwhile, the member of another yacht is organizing a FUBAR to Cuba. FUCR, anyone?
Some time in summer 2011, we got wind of a new boutique rum... named Ron de Jeremy. Ron, of course, is the Spanish word for rum, and because the concept was at once ridiculous and brilliant, your Weekly editorial staff got hold of a sample from One Eyed Spirits, the Finnish producer of the Panami ... More >>
There was a time in our nation's history where Mexican restaurants--whether fast-food taco empires or El Torito Cal-Mex ambassadors--published pronunciation guides to aide customers in properly ordering their meals. Some of those places still exist, but you'd have to be an absolute pendejo in thi ... More >>
It's hard to say on what "list" (A, B, C or D, etc.) Stoked & Broke director Cyrus Sutton would appear. He's a stellar surfer, a blogging savant and an up-and-coming filmmaker, but chances are if he sauntered down the red carpet at the Newport Beach Film Festival gala with Alana Blanchard on ... More >>
Record Store Day is like Christmas in April for both fans and independent record shops. Fans make pilgrimages to local shops seeking limited edition releases, free shows, band signing, bonuses, sales and if you're lucky, free food. The releases are hyper-limited--smaller stores may only get one ... More >>
Cuban hip-hop was given an international profile 10 years ago by Orishas, the talented group who made a name for themselves and the genre after releasing the album A Lo Cubano from their new home in France. Since then, the duo Los Aldeanos has been the rising recognizable face of the youth ... More >>
11:15 p.m.: Don't be surprised if KOCE is accused of turning over its election coverage to that rare Orange County bird known as the "Democrat." The "live, election night edition of Real Orange" came from the Artists Village in Santa Ana, OC's version of Havana. Their election expert was the Voic ... More >>
Photo by Kimberley ValenzuelaI first ate Yvon Goetz's food when he was the executive chef at the now defunct Chat Noir in Costa Mesa. It was a wonderful meal. This was way before the whole Culinary Adventures empire went kaputz. Prior to that, Chef Goetz was the executive chef at the Ritz-C ... More >>
Had he not passed away in 2001 at the age of 49, Joey Ramone would be turning 58 years young today. It's hard to believe that three of the four original Ramones are no longer with us. Yeah, there's always that "as long as the music's here, they're here, maaaann" bullshit, but I don't buy that. The t ... More >>