Internet Memes

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    "Shirtless Bro" Who Hit on TV Reporter Covering Etiwanda Fire Has Surf City Roots

    If you thought to yourself while watching live coverage April 30 of a shirtless fellow holding a puppy while hitting on a KTLA-TV reporter covering the Etiwanda Fire, "Gee, I'm surprised he's not from Huntington Beach," well guess what? The so-called "Shirtless Bro" viral video star was born and rai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    "Hey Pass Me A Beer" Has Me Craving Shitty Beer

    Internet marketing is hard, and viral video marketing is even harder so when an obviously corporate-produced viral video actually makes me go wow, well.. wow. Hey Pass Me a Beer is a video of a series of more and more complicated beer hand-offs produced to promote Old Milwaukee beer, Pabst Brewing' ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2014

    Circus Vargas

    Irvine Spectrum

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Bed Intruder Antoine Dodson is Back, Resurrecting the Slow Jam

    ​Yup, Antoine Dodson of ye olde "Bed Intruder Song" fame is back, and he's out to reclaim the lost art form of the slow jam on his song, "Lovesick Lullabye." Featuring another guy big on the Internet, Brent Morgan, it's slick ultra-autotuned fodder, but it's pleasing to the ear and really makes yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    The Annoying Orange Comes to TV

    ​Coming to television after the new year: The Annoying Orange.No, it is not yet another reality series based in our lil' slice of heaven, although practically all of them that have or are airing from here could easily use that title.The Annoying Orange is an Internet phenomenon crossing over to th ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 20, 2011
  • Calendar

    September 29, 2011


    The Garage Theatre

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Kids in the Hall's Scott Thompson Talks Hockey, His Sexy Legs, and His Love for Irvine

    ​Scott Thompson's comedy style is damn sexy--and edgy, funny, witty, and Canadian as well. This Kids in the Hall member is breaking away from three out of the five-person tribe to hit up the Irvine Improv this Thursday (August 4) through Sunday (August 7) along with Kevin McDonald in "Two Kids ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Antoine Dodson Gets Arrested for Marijuana Possession

    ​According to TMZ, our favorite YouTube sensation Antoine Dodson was arrested in Alabama on Saturday for possessing weed. That's right--weed. He was also arrested for failing to appear on a traffic charge, failing to have insurance and speeding.

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Antoine Dodson Gets TV Pilot: Run and Tell That!

    ​Antoine Dodson has had his 15 minutes of fame and then some. He received more than 67 million hits on YouTube for "The Bed Intruder" jam, and we're still not over the catchy song that rose to viral fame last summer. Now the bona-fide superstar is taping a reality-show pilot with media compan ... More >>

  • Music

    December 30, 2010

    Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wife

    But not your WiFi! In 2010, the Internet was the medium by which we all went what the fuck?

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Kitties Never Grow Old! The Best Music Related LOLCats of 2010

    LOLCats may be uber 2007, but where do you go when you're feeling the holiday doldrums and need to get entertained? This year, LOLCats put an emphasis on music and cats. Check out how these kittens know mewsic, as evidenced by this kitty​

  • Music

    November 4, 2010

    Black Eyed Peas Swat Off Lawsuits

    [Mental Notes] Antoine Dodson beyond the Internet, plus Justin Bieber in comic-book form

  • Music

    September 16, 2010

    Avenged Sevenfold Drummer's Condo Sold

    [Mental Notes] Disney parodies viral video to market Rapunzel movie 'Tangled,' Glee's Matthew Morrison hooks up with 'NSync's JC Chasez

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Disney Makes a Parody of Double Rainbow Video for New Movie 'Tangled'

    Disney Enterprises, Inc​Really, Disney? reports that Tangled, the alternative, animated story of Rapunzel set for release on Nov. 24, just released a parody of the viral video "Double Rainbow" as a marketing ploy. Titled "Double Tower," it apparently is the first of five viral vide ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    What You Missed Over the Weekend: Margaret Cho

    She opened Saturday night's show with a scowl and a simple "I really fucking hate Sarah Palin." It may seem obvious—particularly from a bleedin' heart lib, fag hag, Christian right-hatin' (and, notably: former Sunday school teacher) comedienne like Margaret Cho. She was met with cheers of course. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2007


    The goofiest story in OC academic history just got goofier! Check out our slideshow on the whole Erwin Chemerinsky-Michael Drake almost-debacle, done in the style of those charming LOLCats that have taken yr internetz by storm. If there's one thing I love more than (rumored) failed anti-intellectua ... More >>