See Update No. 3 at the end of page 3 of this post on leaders of UCI's Associated Students signing the resolution urging the university to divest from named companies for human rights abuses in Palestine. See Update Nos. 1-2 on ASUCI's legislative council unanimously passing the resolution urging di ... More >>
We'll be honest: product placement in music videos used to not irritate us--we giggled when the Foo Fighters parodied a Mentos commercial in their "Big Me" video back in the 90s--but that was when music videos premiered on MTV--not Vevo--and artists weren't cashing in on aggressive product placement ... More >>
By Chris KornelisIn the two decades since Nielsen Soundscan started to keep track of U.S. album sales in 1991, the company has seen the industry fold in half, digital sales catch up to physical, and vinyl mount a resurgence. But until last week, they'd never seen old records outsell new ones.
The f ... More >>
It is evident that few
series (books or movies) will ever be able to achieve the popularity and esteem
that the Harry Potter novels attained in the past years, and most certainly, none will be able to
enchant readers quite like these novels did. But fret not, HP fans, after the jump are 5 Things ... More >>
Edwin GoeiThe Place: Auld Dubliner, 2497 Park Ave., Tustin, CA 92781, (714) 259-1562; www.aulddubliner.com.
The Hours: 3-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
The Deal: $5 Guinness 20 ounce pints. $3.50 draft 16 ounce beer specials. $3 Coors Light & Miller Lite Bottles. $4 glass house wine, red ... More >>
John Gilhooley / OC WeeklyOrly Taitz, the famed Laguna Niguel dentist and serial suer of Barack Obama, has had her issues with the Republican party in the past. Take, for example, her bid for California secretary of state earlier this year: She ended up suing her opponent in the Republican primar ... More >>
After a long Saturday spent trying to restore files to the in-laws' PC (incidentally, HP, there is a special place in Hell for you), I got home and decided I needed to get some fresh air. Since I like beer with my air, I headed up to Placentia to have a drink at the Bruery and discovered that the ... More >>
Don't call her ma'am, ma'am!Associated Press reports termed-out Assemblyman Chuck DeVore (R-Irvine) and former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina, who are vying for the Republican nomination to face U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer in November, are still mining fund-raising gold from a video of ... More >>
I met Jan Thomas of Loved Unconditionally at the spring De Portola Boutique, where we had booths across from each other. I'm sure a lot of people can relate when I share I come from a bit of a rocky family background; it was just really neat to see this wife and mom from Mission Viejo and her daught ... More >>
Orange County Business Journal has some enlightening items in this week's issue, although you have to hunt for most of them. That, of course, is not the case with "OC Insider," the weekly column by executive editor Rick Reiff, a seasoned pro who knows to start off with his most newsworthy stuff: T ... More >>
If your shiny new camera has permanently replaced your dust-collecting old digital point-and-shoots, consider donating them to a good cause while simultaneously supporting the arts. Founded by Stacie Krajchir, along with tsunami orphans from Thailand, the See and Sprout Project is an int ... More >>