May 10, 2013
Sometimes you have to go to grungy clubs to review rock bands. Fortunately, on this particular night, Delta Spirit was playing a private industry event at the Playboy Mansion. Sponsored by Jack Daniels, the event coincided with a fundraiser for Operation Gr ... More >>
Prior to parking my car on Day 2 of the NAMM convention (which incidentally was my first time ever), I'd already pumped myself up for a day full of musical exploration in this temporary gearhead paradise. But after scanning the parking lot on a rainy afternoon on my way into the Anaheim Convention ... More >>
It's taken a lot of celebs, dopers, hookers, runaways and other assorted freaks to make a mile-and-a-half stretch into a mecca for music, fashion and sex. It took San Diego-bred, LA-based documentary filmmaker Hans Fjellestad (Moog, Frontier Life) to put the at once glitzy and grimy Sunset Strip int ... More >>
Jeremy EichenbaumChampagne. Kisses at midnight. Some dude throwing up. These are what we've come to expect at New Year's Eve parties, which is why I'm headed to the Blue Cafe in Long Beach to see the Spell, Ambush Freqs and Mr. Elevator & the Brain Hotel. I'm no psychic (although I play one o ... More >>
UPDATE, JULY 31, 9:13 A.M.: What will me miss most about having had Casey Anthony in our own Orange County (or, more likely, OC-adjacent)?Would it be her whisking away from John Wayne Airport by hired handlers? The wonder-inducing glimpses of someone who looked like her checking the calorie coun ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyWhen you're B.B. King, you where what you want.B.B. KingFebruary 17, 2011The House of Blues, AnaheimSeeing B.B. King live is part concert, part sit-down comedy act, part lovefest, and part roundtable discussion. The man loves to talk. He tells inappropriate Viagra stories. ... More >>
Tran: More than hinting that Sanchez is a bimboAfter taking a pounding yesterday from Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez's mail attack, Van Tran fired back today in area mailboxes.The theme for Tran's newest campaign ad is "Enough is Enough."Tran, a Little Saigon Republican state assemblyman, says in ... More >>
U.S. News and World Report (they still exist) reported yesterday on a manufactured controversy by the Republican Party against their eternal llorona, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. Seems Playboy founder and publisher Hugh Hefner tweeted earlier this week that he was having lunch with Loretta at t ... More >>
10) "Stump the Band" now brought to you by Cialis.
9) Green room double padlocked when Hollywood starlets are inside.
8) While promoting the new season of The Girls Next Door, a creepy old man who bangs much younger women will be in one chair and Hugh Hefner will be in the other.
7) G Love ... More >>
Not sure which stage of grief this falls under, but as the initial reports of Michael Jackson's death were coming out, what are assumed to be Orange County Register and/or Freedom Communications insiders were linking the King of Pop's departure from Earth with Freedom CEO Scott Flanders' departure f ... More >>
It's fascinating to see the double standard that Orange County politicians employ with bloggers in these days of a flat media landscape. While blogs such as Red County and The Liberal OC are virtual megaphones for, respectively, conservative and liberal operatives and politicians (some even contribu ... More >>
As much as I've always loved superheroes, I've always felt there was something just a little off-putting about Marvel head honcho Stan Lee, the person. And it isn't a righteous indignation thing about not giving his collaborators their due credit; Stan has relented on that score in later years, and ... More >>
A broken clock is right more often than Rohrabacher: Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher recently uttered that President George W. Bush deserves another six months to turn things around in Iraq. But the Huntington Beach/Long Beach representative has a shameful history on the subject. More t ... More >>