Who is Matt Strickland, and why are we interviewing him? That's the OTL question of the week. His job title is wood cellerman. No, really. Matt makes sure clients get their beer, and that it tastes exactly the way it should. Comparable to a winemaker, he works very closely with his product. You'll p ... More >>
Accidents happen, especially at America's theme parks, and Orange County's theme park triumvirate--Disneyland, California Adventure and Knott's Berry Farm--are no exceptions to the rule.Recently, the state completed investigations into 27 medical problems sustained by passengers riding OC theme p ... More >>
Christopher VictorioKate Fox is Indiana Jones. Helloooo, Indy. Peepshow Menagerie continued their three days of Disney-themed burlesque at 3 Clubs in Hollywood on Monday night. The night featured performances from Lili VonSchtupp, Funny Eddie, Red Sonja, Venus Velvet, Lucille Highball, Goldie DeB ... More >>
burlesqueland.comYou like Disney, you like gorgeous burlesque gals--you're in luck. Starting tonight, the babes of Peepshow Menagerie are bringing it all together and throwing two Disney-themed burlesque productions. Bordello in Los Angeles will feature "Dizney-inspired" burlesque Wednesday ... More >>
California College of the Arts See the map above? It's a sort of graphical odometer on how far you taco has traveled before it ends up in your mouth (CLICK THE IMAGE TO ENLARGE). The project was concocted by art students from California College of the Arts which traces the origins of all the in ... More >>
Ah, Dan Ackroyd. Why aren't you in more movies doing the kind of characters you do best (Ray Stanz, Sgt. Joe Friday)? The kind of nerdish kook that speaks a million miles a minute in technobabble that only he understands, but is hilarious nonetheless.
But while Ghostbusters III is still a long ... More >>
I just saw the latest Indiana Jones at a second-run cinema. It cost me $2. It was worth exactly that. Before the flick, I had dinner. It was $6.
Clearly, the people at Village Roadshow -- the Australian entertainment company -- did not have people like me in mind when they envisioned their Gold ... More >>
While Rich Kane is out celebrating the legality of gay marriage for the next two weeks, I have been placed with the distinguished duty of operating the Reg-o-Meter. It’s an honor and all but . . . I think it’s broken—mostly because I’m not as funny as he is. Anyway, here we go.
Monday, M ... More >>
Film pick of the weekend comes early this week, because when weekends go long, the movies open sooner. And we all know what you're going to go see at midnight tonight.
I call it INDIANA JONES AND THE KICKING OF YOUR CRYSTAL ASS.
(Don't tell me that "crystal ass" makes no sense. If Echo and the Bun ... More >>
Damn, the lines here suck. Used to be that Comic-Con got bigger every year, and they expanded the available space to fit. Then the space ran out, and stuff kept getting bigger anyway.
I wait in line half an hour for the Paramount panel, and don't even get close to getting in. Regroup. An hour later ... More >>
Hasbro just unveiled the new Indiana Jones figures, all three based on Raiders of the Lost Ark (Indiana Jones, Ceremonial Belloq with Idol, and Sallah). They're Star Wars scale, with high articulation (the only one not fully-posable is a version of Indy with whip-cracking action) and attention to de ... More >>
As reported in this week's Comic-Con preview by yours truly, Fox was set to showcase upcoming movie releases including Aliens Vs. Predator, Babylon A.D. and Jumper. The LA Times is reporting that the studio decided their footage "wasn't ready."
JoBlo.com writes that this may be the result of a dis ... More >>