Internet Broadcasting

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    Huntington Beach Police Inform the Citizenry That Video of "Cop" Losing It is a Prank

    The Huntington Beach Police Department wants you to know that the officer captured in a video outside a waffle joint in town grabbing, pushing and cursing at a civilian is not a member of the force. (Well, at least in this incident it wasn't ...)

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Karmin Raise the Pulse of Their Live Show, Drawing Inspiration From No Doubt

    The video for the title track of Karmin's debut full length Pulses makes it hard to imagine that Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan were ever anything but polished, FM pop prodigies. Of course, anyone who knows their work is well aware of their days bombarding YouTube with sweet, disarmingly talented cov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    The (Near) Entirety of Gordon Ramsay's Cookery Course Is On YouTube, and It'll Make You a Better Cook

    Ever want to try one of Kiera's ridiculous recipes, but too intimidated by your lack of cooking ability? Want to impress someone, but can't even sear a steak? Well, if you're serious about improving your cooking skills, I have the YouTube links for you. The near entirely Gordon Ramsay's Cookery Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Should Federal Judge Make Redbox DVD Obey Americans With Disabilities Act Demands?

    The success of Redbox Automated Retail DVD rentals is undeniable after capturing more than 33 percent of the national market, but one Orange County man believes the operation is callously discriminatory against deaf customers and he's demanding compensation. Bellevue, Washington-based Redbox has il ... More >>

  • News

    May 1, 2014

    PM Beers Films the Police

    Fullerton cops target a citizen journalist who recorded a January protest at a memorial for Kelly Thomas

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Invisible Drive-Thru Customer Prankster Strikes Again

    You remember the YouTube pranskter Rahat the Magician and his viral video where he went to a drive-thru wearing a car-seat costume, thus making him invisible to freaked out fast-food employees? Well now he's added a creepy Chucky doll to the formula. The result? More hilarity...although the fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    My Bloody Valentine's Website Crash Shows What it Means to Be Indie in 2013

    By: Dan MooreMy Bloody Valentine released a new album over the weekend, and by all accounts it's very good. There are a lot of thick, quavering guitars on it, you can't really hear the vocals, and nothing goes much like you expect it to, which is to say that if you enjoy My Bloody Valentine, you'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Cooking with Dog, The Best YouTube Cooking Show Ever, Reaches 100 Episodes!

    Cooking with Dog (It's not what you think...), arguably the best YouTube cooking show in existence, has reached a milestone. They've just published its 100th episode (Technically, it's not their 100th unique recipe. They're counting a few remastered episode they published while the woman we only kno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    [VIDEO:] Dash Cam Catches Costa Mesa Crash

    Dashboard cameras--they are not just for cops to display crimes and other mayhem anymore (nor to mysteriously malfunction when it's the cops accused of wrongdoing).The YouTube video after the jump shows a recent car crash in Costa Mesa caught by the dash cam of a civilian driving behind.Stick around ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2012

    [VIDEO:] Hanging Out with Plushies, Twister Girls and YouTube Creepers at VidCon 2012

    Among the sights from VidCon 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center you'll see after the jump are: Wil Wheaton playing a board game; colorful people and plushies on the main convention floor (including those filling two long-ass lines for Charlie McDonnell); boys jousting; girls playing Twister; and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Google To Launch A Food Channel on YouTube With Ex-Food Network Exec

    Google has hired a former Food Network exec to head a YouTube channel called HUNGRY this summer. Going live on July 2nd, the new offering will feature at least a dozen original programming, which will include, among others, a new series with Duff Goldman from Ace of Cakes, a show called Brother ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    VidCon Brings Online Video Stars to Anaheim

    Smosh, iJustine, Meekakitty, Wheezy Waiter and Mystery Guitar Man will be together in one place in Anaheim in early summer. The third annual VidCon at the Anaheim Convention Center June 28-30 is also expected to allow 6,000 devotees of online videos to meet and mingle with Alex Day, Charlie McDonnel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Tyga's 'Rack City': The Five Whitest Covers Ever

    ​ If you have ears then you've probably heard the Tyga song off of his second album Careless World: Rise of the Last King called "Rack City." Not only has it soared its way up the Billboard 100 charts (it currently sits at #15), it has spawned a slew of awesome remixes and covers. Our friend Glynn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    I'm On A Boat Fest: A Hilarious YouTube Review

    ​ We don't normally get sent music reviews in YouTube form that make us wish we were there, but this YouTube video of the I'm On a Boat Festival at the Queen Mary on Friday by fan Tawny Yoder has classic shots of Extreme Turbo Smash (in costume!), Death By Stereo (shut down by the boat!) and Stree ... More >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2012

    David Choi Steps Out of YouTube Into the Real World

    The Internet star from Fullerton begins his tour at the Constellation Room

  • Music

    January 12, 2012

    The Three Two Ones Count it Off

    [Locals Only] Long Beach band prepare for greatness

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    [UPDATED with Octomom Confirming She was Dropped as Client:] Nadya Suleman Fires Ex-Porn Star Manager?

    ​UPDATE, JAN. 5, 9:08 A.M.: We should be used to this on Planet Octomom, where up is down, black is white, fiction is truth, employment is fantasy and whipping a fat guy in a diaper is appropriate parental behavior. And so, it comes as no surprise that the former porn star-turned-entertainment man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    It's Friday, Friday: The Most Viewed Video of 2011

    ​Well, well, well. Last week we told you that Rebecca Black was 2011's most-searched subject on Google. Today we find out that the video with the most pageviews on YouTube is, of course, Rebecca Black's "Friday." According to the Washington Post, the video garnered more than 180 million views th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Speedy Chinese Cake Shop Bagger Caught On Video

    ​ What would YouTube be good for if not to document cute kittens, Halloween house decorations set to music, and amazing feats by normal people who, for the few minutes they're shown in video, seem like their superhuman. Uploaded last week, the newest viral video falls in the latter category (it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    A Groupon for Far East Movement's International Secret Agents Festival

    ​When we talked to Far East Movement about their upcoming sophomore album, their new tricked out Cadillac and ISA in Long Beach's Queen Mary, we didn't think tickets for the event were still onsale. We'd heard it sold out, but we were wrong, because today's Groupon is offering tickets to the event ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Pearl Jam's Ten Club: Are They Eddie Vedder's Copyright Police?

    ​We don't condone the violation of copyright law. But if you try to upload a video on YouTube featuring a live Pearl Jam or Eddie Vedder performance, chances are your account will be blocked due to a copyright claim filed by a third party. At least that's what happened when I attempted to upl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Top 5 YouTube Cover Artists

    Karmin​Many big-name talents like Justin Bieber, Cody Simpson and the now infamous Rebecca Black were discovered on YouTube, so it's no surprise that thousands of aspiring singers have taken to the video website in hopes of launching their own music careers. There are so many self-proclaimed YouTu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    [UPDATED] Rebecca Black's 'Friday' Video is Gone, Gone, Gone, Gone!

    Off YouTube, but forever stuck in our heads. Partyin' partyin' yeah! ​UPDATE, JUNE 17, 2:45 P.M.: So Friday has come, and all is still silent. As we sit here, lookin' forward to . . . nothing, here are some more details on the disappearance of Rebecca Black's "Friday" video:   &nbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Reason Magazine Rips off ¡Ask a Mexican! with "Ask a Libertarian"

    ​Reason Magazine, the nation's premier libertarian publication, firmly believes in the free market, and part of that free market is wantonly ripping off other ideas. That's the explanation for their decision this week to host a day of YouTube clips called "Ask a Libertarian," in which editors Matt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Dudley Jones Comedy Tribe Get Sick With Jokes About NyQuil

    ​Formed in good ol' Orange County in early 2010, Dudely Jones Comedy Tribe (Evan Cassidy, Alexa Green, and Andrew McCormick) is currently filming a 13 episode sketch comedy pilot/web series titled, "Dudely Jones Comedy Tribe Show." If you can't wait for their series you're in luck because they wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    R.E.M.'s 'Every Day is Yours to Win' on YouTube for 24 Hours Only

    ​How do you celebrate the best R.E.M. album to come out in 15 years? The band did it by releasing a short film to accompany each song from Collapse Into Now. Every Day Is Yours To Win, the latest film in s Collapse Into Now Film Project, is currently streaming on YouTube's homepage for 24 hours. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    ¡Ask a Comida Critic! Best Food Video of All Time?

    ​I answer them how I get them folks, so I turn the mic over to Luis:What's your favorite YouTube food video?Easy--but it wasn't originally a YouTube video. It came from eBaum's World, my introduction to Internet videos from a looooooong time ago. There is where I saw Afro-Ninja for the first time, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Gratuitous Viral Video Mashup of the Day: Don Draper Samwell

    ​Don Draper on TMC's hit show Mad Men says "What?" a lot, which, in the Internet world, automatically means a supercut of all the times Draper says the word by way of YouTube. (Watch it here.) If you're not a fan that's not that terribly interesting, but today (via Jezebel), you'll find a mas ... More >>

  • Music

    August 19, 2010

    Weezer and Antoine Dodson . . .

    [Mental Notes] . . .Top our list of Reasons We Love the Internet

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Five Best Covers of Antoine Dodson's "Bed Intruder Song," Now No. 3 on iTunes' R&B/Soul Charts

    ​You might notice that this blog is filed under "Before It Gets Old"--well, Antoine Dodson's "Bed Intruder Remix" NEVER gets old. Ask anyone who's seen it (like we have, daily, on repeat, for the past week and a half). Today we discovered that the "Bed Intruder Song feat. the Gregory Brothers and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Have You Seen "Food Party"?

    You have to be in the right mood for Food Party, a YouTube cooking show hosted by a sprightly girl named Thu Tran, who with sock puppets, potato puppets, and talking plates manages to dazzle and confuse you when you least expect it. To say that it takes Pee Wee's Playhouse and puts it through the ... More >>

  • Music

    June 17, 2010

    AJ Rafael Is a Big Deal On YouTube

    Social networking has made a Filipino-American from the Inland Empire a YouTube celebrity

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Delayed YouTube Telecast of Prop 8 Trial OK'd (For Now)

    ​While Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker rejected a bid by media organizations to televise the Prop 8 trial proceedings live, groups pushing for the broadcasts are somewhat consoled court-operated cameras in his courtroom will be allowed to operate for delayed release on YouTube. And th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    U2 Rose Bowl Show to Be Streamed Live on YouTube

    Chris SansenbachU2 in Anaheim, April 2005.​U2, YouTube. It just makes too much sense.We talked earlier this week about how massively packed the Rose Bowl in Pasadena will be for the U2 show this Sunday, with 100,000 cross-generational music fans coming from across Southern California--really, just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    The Ghost of Michael Jackson?

    Oh man. If you're not tired of the MJ news deluge yet, get ready. Too far, people. Too. Far. (However, that music? Thumbs up.) But if you're looking for a really good time, just check out some of the comments left on that YouTube vid. A comment left by YouTube user AmericanMatthew asks, "How can it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Did Disneyland Try Viral Video Promotion of Summer Nightastic?

    The YouTube video above supposedly captures a young man proposing marriage to his girlfriend in the middle of Disneyland's Main Street USA. But as MousePlanet points out, the whole thing reeks of a stunt to promote the new Summer Nightastic spectacular by hoping the "amateur" video goes viral. Ther ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Two Domino's Employees Film Themselves Contaminating Food I don't relish sharing stories like this, but news is news.  Two Domino's employees in North Carolina with very, very, very poor judgment put up a video of themselves on YouTube stuffing cheese up their noses and then putting it on a pizza they were preparing.  Other bodily ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Breaking: Don Henley Rebukes Chuck DeVore!

    Square fight! Soft-rockin' Eagles founder Don Henley has asked YouTube to yank down Irvine State Assemblyman Chuck DeVore's "Boys of Summer" parody, which we posted on Friday. Now if you try to watch the vid on YouTube, you get the inexplicably hilarious message: This video is no longer available du ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2009

    Living Halal Video-Reviews Ma's Islamic Chinese

    Check in every weekend for O.C. YouTube foodie madness!

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    Newfangled Interweb Promotions

    There aren't any previews or coming attractions for plays, which can make it difficult for potential audience members to decide if they'd like to attend a production. Well, the internet is changing that. Thanks to the development of YouTube, theater companies can now record a section of their perf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2008

    Shawn Nelson Even More of a Moron Than First Thought

    Yesterday, we reported on the efforts of Fullerton Councilmember Shawn Nelson to get rid of the historic murals on the Lemon Street overpass just south of Valencia Drive. Today, we came across a YouTube video with footage of the murals and--more crucially--Nelson's unexpurgated remarks. All we can s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 22, 2008

    Thinking Aloud at the Prospector last night--in hi def!

    Through the magic of YouTube, you, yes, you can come along as the OC Weekly travels to exotic Long Beach to film hipsters in their natural habitat. You will ooh and ahh as local band Thinking Aloud serenades you into a stupor.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2008

    YouTube Saves Trestles

    The Save San Onofre Coalition really hopes the Coastal Commission is a buncha voyeurs. See, the SSOC (made up of Defenders of Wildlife, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Endangered Habitats League, Laguna Greenbelt, Surfrider Foundation, Audubon California, the California State Parks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2007

    Wally Wipeouts!

    The call for fans to bring forth their own Wally George archives continues to be heeded, this time by an enterprising YouTube user named Billybopper1, who has compiled thirteen montages of Wally getting prank calls live on the air. Long before Howard Stern's penis and Baba Booey became call-in catch ... More >>

  • Music

    June 21, 2007

    Royalty Pains and Net Prophets

    As online radio faces possible financial doom, Pandora thinks outside the box

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2007

    More Mexican Pooping Conspiracies

    If there's one thing the Anti-Immigrant All-Stars are good at, it's at spinning wild, wacky conspiracies about Mexicans. The latest going around, as I reported last week, was a supposed Mexican shit epidemic plaguing the streets of Dana Point. As the article points out, none of the day laborers inte ... More >>

  • Music

    May 15, 2003

    Organic Culture

    Cal State Fullertons Sol of Hip-Hop

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    October 17, 2002
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    June 8, 2000
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