Joan Rivers

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Latest List of Layoffs at OC Register: UPDATE

    Updated throughout the day at the end of the post... ORIGINAL POST, Sept. 24, 11:01 A.M.: You know how they say that death comes in threes? There was the passing of comedy legends Joan Rivers, Robin Williams, and Eric the Actor this summer, and now comes the Orange County Register. On Friday, news ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    Lisa Lampanelli Would Be a Fantastic Mom for Many Reasons

    Lisa Lampanelli is dubbed the "lovable queen of mean" for a good reason. On stage, LL knocks out crowds with her sharp tongued comedy but off stage, she's a god damn sweetheart. She'll be gigging at the City National Grove of Anaheim for one night only on August 15th and if you haven't had the chanc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    Jeff Ross Gets Roasted More in Real Life Than People He Burns on Comedy Central

    Jeff Ross "only roasts the ones he loves." At least, that's what he tells us. Over the years, he's become Comedy Central's go-to Roast Master General. If there's a celebrity out there in need of a verbal beat down, Ross is the man for the job. And in turn, it seems that everyone loves him. Probably ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 21, 2013
  • Culture

    October 3, 2013

    Here Lies Wally George

    The story of the father of combat TV as told by female wrestlers, punk rockers and a furniture-throwing pacifist

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Alien or Abductee? Five Extraterrestial Musicians (Other Than Sammy Hagar)

    ​This week, former Van Halen front man Sammy Hagar claimed that he had been abducted by aliens. Overnight, lame jokes about Hagar suffering from tequila-induced psychosis flooded the Internet and open-mic comedy stages, positioning the laid-back "I Can't Drive 55" singer as buffoon of the month. F ... More >>

  • Film

    January 6, 2011

    Strip Tease

    Set in a sleazy NYC club, Abel Ferrara's 'Go Go Tales' is actually kinda sweet

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    No, Really: Jimmy Pardo is Never Not Funny

    ​Comedian Jimmy Pardo's Never Not Funny podcast is already a huge hit; on November 26, Friday, they'll be having their annual Pardcast-a-thon with all proceeds going to Smile Train. For 12 hours (beginning at 6 p.m.) the Pardcast-a-thon will have 24 comedians donating their time and their funnies, ... More >>

  • Film

    June 10, 2010

    (100) Days of Summer Movies

    [Summer Guide] Flicks to help you enjoy the great indoors

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Top 5 Epic Interviews with GWAR

    ​How do you sum up 25 years of blood-drenched stage shows, rubber-mutant costumes, cannibalized pop-culture effigies and heavy-metal savagery? You can't. But Oderus Urungus sure can. As the quasi-satanic frontcreature of GWAR, the galaxy's most brutal band of man-eating mutants, Urungus (aka Dave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    What's It Gonna Take to Get You to Drive Off With These Fairgrounds?

    ​ Hi, it's Vince. No, I'm not going to try to dump 389 ShamWows on you for $19.95. Today I have something far more absorbent--or is that pronounced exorbitant? Whatever. It's the Orange County Fairgrounds, which the state of California has officially put up for sale. Are you getting this, came ... More >>

  • Features

    July 26, 2007

    The Closet and the Cross

    Three decades ago, Michael Bussee helped found the mammoth ex-gay ministry Exodus International. Now, he’s one of the movement's biggest critics

  • Columns

    January 18, 2007


    'Vicki [sic] Chang has got to be one of your worst writers with the worst taste. I abhor her Trendzilla column. It has the most contrived style blurbberings [sic] Ive ever read.'

  • Web

    December 7, 2006

    Yellow Fever Web Feedback

    The hits keeping comin'

  • Food

    April 7, 2005
  • Culture

    March 31, 2005

    Beverly Center? Weve Got Two of Those!

    And we know how to use them

  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    Optimal Precocity

    The decidedly grown-up pleasures of Shrek 2

  • Columns

    April 17, 2003
  • Unknown

    July 18, 2002
  • Features

    March 14, 2002
  • Columns

    November 5, 1998