Jon Hamm

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    5 Sets of 2012 Orange County Election Losers

    Anyone else hope someone switches the seating cards at the next Orange County Mayors Breakfast so that Tri sits next to Tita? Tri Ta became Westminster's first Vietnamese-American mayor and, he claims, the first in the country to win a mayoral seat via the voters rather than appointment. Meanwhile, ... More >>

  • Film

    March 8, 2012

    Who Needs 'Friends With Kids'?

    This formulaic romantic comedy is no 'Bridesmaids'

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    M83 at the Music Box Last Night

    ​M83November 9, 2011The Music BoxIt's fitting that M83 chose a glittering starscape to background their set last night at the Music Box. Their music feels like you're being dragged through space in a grand journey through the cosmos--though this we're not talking about this in a modern sci-fi sens ... More >>

  • Film

    May 12, 2011

    'Bridesmaids' Shows This Is a Man's World

    A comedy written by and starring women, this Judd Apatow project is still screwed

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Five Reasons to be Thankful for a 'Buffy' Reboot

    ​I'm a Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan from back in the day. I admit that I didn't jump on the bandwagon from the beginning, but I was watching when the show was originally airing and fell in love with creator Joss Whedon's seminal series. In fact, I fell in love with Joss, too. Well, his work. (No o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Sesame Street vs. Yo Gabba Gabba! The Musical Battle for Your Kids' Coolness

    Sesame Street​Sesame Street wants your kids to be cool. And not by learning the alphabet, easy addition or "good government bullshit" (sorry, it's the 20th anniversary of the release of GoodFellas).No, they're doing it through pop music.This week, The Street (I hear that's what the cool toddlers a ... More >>

  • Film

    September 16, 2010

    Ben Affleck: Townie Made Good

    In his bank-robber role in 'The Town,' he's caught between redemption, action and hometown

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Sundance Picks Up "Spooner" Director Drake Doremus' Film "Douchebag"

    Photo by Matt Coker Drake Doremus at the 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival party for filmmakers.​Drake Doremus, the former Santa Ana resident whose comedy Spooner scooped up several awards on the festival circuit, just learned his newest film will make its world premiere at Sundance.Douchebag--whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    Last Night: Jenny Lewis, Beachwood Sparks, Pierre de Reeder at the Orpheum Theatre

    Last Night: Jenny Lewis, Beachwood Sparks, Pierre de Reeder at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, Oct. 30, 2008. Better Than: Staying home and watching the season premiere of "30 Rock." Which isn't a dis of "30 Rock," because that show is fantastic, it's a testament to how great this show was. ( ... More >>