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  • News

    February 2, 2012

    The Super Bowl Prostitution Hoax

    [Web Exclusive!] Indianapolis mobilizes for an epic battle with an urban legend

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    On The Line: Jon Blackford of A Restaurant, Part Two

    Photo by Meranda Carter​We spend a little more time with the dynamic duo of Jon Blackford and Tony Motakef discussing the history behind A Restaurant. In addition, Jon throws us a curve ball with what he'd be doing for a living in an alternate universe. Stay tuned for tomorrow's recipe, and check ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Freethought Conference in Land of No-God Billboard

    ​Atheists, skeptics, humanists, church-and-state separatists and others punching cards for one-way trips to H-E-DOUBLE-MATCHSTICKS gather in Irvine this the Lord's Day to get their godless freak on.Sunday's second annual Freethought Alliance Conference at the Hilton Irvine presents 11 secular spea ... More >>

  • News

    January 20, 2011

    Courtney Conlogue: The Fighter

    The Santa Ana teen hopes her kick-ass training regimen will carry her through her rookie season as a pro surfer

  • Film

    January 13, 2011

    Take Back the Night

    A chick moves in on the Alex Cox 'Repo' series

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Long Beach Hyatt Regency, Long Beach Hilton Losing a Convention Because of UNITE HERE Local 11 Boycott Call

    ​UNITE HERE Local 11 makes the most local news for its years-long dispute against the Disneyland hotels, but it represents other workers, too. And they just scored a symbolic victory for the workers they represent at the Long Beach versions of the Hyatt Regency and the Hilton.

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Peace Corp are Back--and George Fryer is Still Angry

    Peace Corp back in the day​George Fryer is still pissed. Maybe you've seen the former Peace Corp frontman in his more recent, unperturbed project, the George Fryer Combo. He spends Sundays nursing others' hangovers at King Neptune's, or Saturday nights singing sweet love to trophy wives at places ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    Save The Date: 17th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco in April

    ​The 17th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night has announced it's chef line up. And there are new names this year (see them after the jump). If you are not already familiar, the gathering of local chefs puts them in competition with each other to create, well, the wildest and craziest tacos. L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Join Orly Taitz by Greeting Nancy Pelosi in Irvine (Updated!)

    When we blogged the announcement from the Democratic Party of Orange County that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi would be addressing the group at its annual awards dinner on Dec. 4, we speculated that Tea Partiers (or 'baggers, if you will) would show up outside with pitchforks and Hitler signs. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Celebrity Food Show (Guy Fieri!) Coming To Anaheim, With Special Ticket Offer

    The dates to remember are August 8 and 9, when the Blond One--who has four food shows on TV right now (a record, apparently)--will be on stage, working the crowd and being an all-round nice guy. He might not be everyone's cup of tea, with his shades-of-Billy-Mays (GRHS) delivery, but numerous people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Even Swanky Hotel Owners Can't Afford Their Mortgage

    Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc., a San Clemente-based real estate investment trust, will default on the June mortgage payment for its swanky W Hotel San Diego property and turn over the 258-room downtown hotel to lenders, after failing to lower interest payments.The hotel has been hurt by "significant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Wild & Crazy Taco Night This Thursday

    The 16th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night will be held this Thursday. 1550 Superior Avenue, Costa Mesa 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM VIP Party 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM $60 - advance registration onlyVIP Party $150 - advance registration only There's limited availability, No tickets sold at the door For those wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2007

    Holy crap, we're on Perez Hilton!

    No, really. It all started with Ben Westhoff's hysterical SATIRE piece on Zac Efron and Lil Wayne. Yes, satire. Y'all think this sort of collaboration would happen in real life?! With lyrics like these: Efron sings the chorus—“Everybody all for one, a real summer has just begun! Let’s rock ... More >>

  • Features

    August 9, 2007

    Confessions of a Comic-Con Virgin

    A non-geek follows the king of geekdom into the heart of dorkness

  • Film

    July 12, 2007

    Interview Between Vampires

    In Steve Buscemis latest, the journalist-star sit-down becomes a vicious head game

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2007

    Convention of horrors

    I should have known better. Years of Comic-con attendance have taught me that geek-convention faux pas 101 is to show up late and somehow expect you'll be able to get inside quickly. True, I had overslept, and the fact that the FANGORIA WEEKEND OF HORRORS convention was being held at the "Burbank Ai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2007

    Sanchez: Whore or not? Colbert decides.

    Truthy and hard-hitting as ever, last night Stephen Colbert took on the burning question: is OC Congressional Rep. Loretta Sanchez a whore? You can find his answer (no) here. Look for Last Night's Highlights, and scroll down to California Values Watch: Sanchez. Those interested in Stephen's answ ... More >>

  • Film

    July 6, 2006

    Skater Boyz N the Hood

    Teen rebels rule in Larry Clarks Wassup Rockers

  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    How Are the Huevos?

    Pepe Aguilar vs. Alejandro Fernandez: ?Quien es mas macho?

  • Features

    December 16, 2004
  • Columns

    November 11, 2004

    Left on Sunset

    Hanging with the Hollywood-liberal elite

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Crude Attitude

    Residents pressure city to test for contamination at former Chevron site

  • Columns

    January 22, 2004
  • Culture

    January 8, 2004

    Let Them Eat Beefcake

    Men of the Grand Central register blip as art scene flatlines

  • Features

    July 25, 2002
  • News

    July 11, 2002


    Anthony Pignataro eats free

  • Columns

    January 31, 2002

    If I Had a Hammer!

    Good times at the NAMM show