The long, hard truth
I still can't believe this is happening, but since it's now on Facebook, it must be true: tonight, I'm appearing on HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel to talk with correspondent Soledad O'Brien about the famous Mexican soccer club Chivas de Guadalajara and their laughable foray into MLS Soccer. W ... More >>
Noah Haidle's stunner of a play premieres at South Coast Rep
As we all hopefully know by now, Bob Saget isn't a bit like Danny Tanner in real life. Well, he is a dad and he is a caring guy...but the buck stops there. What comes out of Bob's mouth while he is on stage is a verbal lashing of twisted jokes and scenarios, wickedly funny statements and of course, ... More >>
[Trendzilla] Canning, pinhole photography and other great things to learn this summer
Jim Jeffries is known to speak his mind with a kick-ass accent. This X-rated Aussie comic isn't interested in offending with his "offensive" language, he's just telling his tales. Whether they are 100% true or not, those stories are just one of the many reasons we love him so much. This weekend Jim ... More >>
On Sunday, Mad Men is going to be back on AMC for its fifth season. A week after, our favorite HBO show, Game of Thrones, will begin its second season. In honor of TV intros that stick in our heads and incite a Pavlovian response in us all (seriously, when I hear the Game of Thrones intro I start ... More >>
Our upcoming cover story on the Aquabats and their new TV show for the Hub, The Aquabats! Super Show! debuting this weekend led to a ton of research on Christian Jacobs, aka MC Bat Commander, Aquabats frontman and co-creator of Yo Gabba Gabba. One of the more interesting things about him (and the ... More >>
Any reasonable person who saw Dana Rohrabacher's Jan. 27 performance on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher appreciated that the right-wing Orange County Republican congressman set a new low for political discourse.Hilariously acting as if he's a seasoned, elder statesman, Rohrabacher--the self-descr ... More >>
Here are 10 films you won't want to miss in 2012
Some might say that Sebastian Maniscalco was given his break on the Wild West Comedy Show, but in reality, he's been in this game bringing the laughs for a while. From stand-up on George Lopez to corresponding for Jay Leno and a Comedy Central special, you could say Sebastian has staying power, s ... More >>
Making it big on the big screen is rough. Judging by the forgettable attempts by the cast of Friends--sans Jennifer Aniston, whose most memorable roles involve playing some semi-neurotic version of herself in intellectually-gutted rom coms--transitioning to movies isn't made any easier through su ... More >>
facebook.com/thinkcommonRapper Common suddenly finds himself in the midst of controversy after accepting an invitation to be part of the White House's "Poetry Night" this week. The Chi-town MC, who will join Jill Scott, Billy Collins, Elizabeth Alexander and others as guests of President Barack O ... More >>
Searching the High Road.Checking in on the Newport Beach Film Festival at its halfway mark, viewers have been treated in this 12th year to the option of sticking to one genre of presentations--say, only shorts or comedies or Spanish-language movies--or creating their own cultural bouillabai ... More >>
Retro-soul singer Aloe Blacc grew up in Laguna Hills, but these days, he's making music all over the world. Currently recording in New York, his album Good Things, out today, reflects his desire to promote social change with songs like "Politician" and "I Need a Dollar." (Download his so ... More >>
IDW, HBO/David MessinaLast Sunday, True Blood closed out another bug-fuck crazy season. Fans are forced to wait until next year to find out what's next for Sookie, Bill, Eric and company. Of course, if you're as addicted to the True Blood universe as a were-panther strung out on meth, you pr ... More >>
Laguna Beach Playhouse
HBO"Here, cubby, cubby, cubby.""Ain't we got fun?" used to be the motto of Carnival Cruise Lines, which has ended the fun for boatloads of "cougars" hoping to snare willing "cubs."
Wilshire Audotorium, Fullerton College
I spent most of my time at Comic-Con International in San Diego holed up in extremely specific comic book-centric panels that only the most dedicated geeks could possibly care about, and sometimes not even then. (I know you guys are all so psyched that Power Girl is going to be team leader in the ... More >>
HBO's unprecedented, multi-platform series The Alzheimer's Project--which includes four documentaries, 15 short films, a book, a community outreach program and a website covering every aspect of the disease--debuts on the pay-cable network Friday but locals get a sneak-peak at one of the films this ... More >>
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