Yelp is many things to many people: a bully pulpit or simply just a bully to businesses barely trying to make it. It's been ridiculed, parodied, and satired...but this next story is so surreal, even the people at Yelp probably didn't see it coming.
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I reviewed LinX this week for the dead-tree edition, but it was, alas, too early for me to try what promises to be their most intriguing and calorically irresponsible item yet. LinX announced via its Facebook a few days ago that it plans to start serving breakfast beginning April 20th. They'll featu ... More >>
With a college pub as great as the Anthill, you're bound to meet some drunk people every once in awhile. Some of them can be pretty cool. Others cans be super opinionated. Hilariously, people share both similar opinions and favorite drinks.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) of Greater Los Angeles, which is based in Anaheim, will bestow its 2011 Courage in Media Award to Indian-British actor and comedian Aasif Hakim Mandviwal.He's better known as Aasif Mandvi, the hilarious correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stew ... More >>
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10cSan Francisco's Happy Meal Banwww.thedailyshow.comDaily Show Full EpisodesPolitical Humor & Satire Blog</a>The Daily Show on FacebookBelieve or not, gals and germs, there are movements afoot in Orange County to try to ban fast-food chains ... More >>
WikipediaThis week's edition of Orange Curtains has nothing to do with Orange County theater. Which is why it has everything to do with Orange County theater...
It will be several years before Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark AKA "steaming pile of actor crippling shit," will debut on an Orange Count ... More >>
1:28 p.m.: Orange County agreed with state voters on most ballot initiatives, although more of us did want to keep choking on polluted air until the unemployment rate drops and most like the state budget approval process to remain fucked-up, thank you very much (probably because many are philosop ... More >>
See Denver rally photos.If you were outside enjoying the fall weather this weekend, and
not holed up in your home watching Comedy Central, you might have
missed the airing of the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear," hosted
by the cable channel's fake newscasters/real pundits Jon Stewart ... More >>
Last night, in a segment brilliantly titled "Gay Reichs," Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones examined the claims made by one Scott Lively: that the nazis were gay. It includes the invention of the excellent term "glitzkrieg."Towards the second half, Tustin military-man-turned-gay-rights-activis ... More >>
One argument in favor of legalizing marijuana in California centers on the massive funds that can be generated for the Not-So-Golden State through taxing and regulating weed.Some go so far as to hail cannabis as the solution to the state budget crisis, which has now been here so long it has its o ... More >>
We told you here about the Monday night airing of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart segment on the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District's Confucius Classroom (which some have cast as a Red Chinese plot to pollute young American minds).Now, you can feast your eyes on the video. When the fake n ... More >>
Jay Chen, a member of the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Board of Education, informs on his Facebook page that The Daily Show With Jon Stewart segment on a district school's controversial Confucius Classroom airs tonight."My Daily Show interview with Aasif re: our Chinese Class is sch ... More >>
See no Kai Chen.This post mentioned how cameras from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart were going to be at Thursday night's
Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Board of Education meeting, where activists planned to protest a "Confucius Classroom" coming to a middle school.
Katharine DeBrecht, a Fox News favorite who has already foisted onto young minds Help! Mom! There Are Liberals Under My Bed!, has written a follow-up titled Help! Mom! Radicals Are Ruining My Country!, an anti-Obama screed she boasts is "a hilarious and entertaining way ... More >>
We joined sexy-if-slightly-jowly Jon Stewart in lamenting the folding of Condé Nast's Gourmet magazine after 69 years. Edwin and I, by complete coincidence, both blogged about SJC's Ramos House Café. Note to John Q Humphreys: You need more food in your fridge!
Last night, the Daily Show provided its trademark dose of clarity regarding the case of Lt. Dan Choi, a graduate of Tustin High School and West Point. Choi's an Iraq War veteran and was working for the military as an Arabic translator -- until he announced that he's gay. The ensuing media frenzy has ... More >>
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Ho-hum, another TV show based on the "Orange County" experience. At least this one holds the promise of being something other than the usual rich & bitchen exploits of the Botoxed coastal-living set. Firoozeh Dumas, whose debut book Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian i ... More >>
Dana Adopts ACLUish Torture Position! At an Oct. 12 rally, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Skipped Vietnam Combat Duty) repeatedly blasted solitary prison confinement. “Long periods of solitary confinement are considered torture,” Rohrabacher said to a tiny Huntington Beach crowd that looked st ... More >>
More immigrants than ever: Bilingual folks ain't so special anymore. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that nearly one in five people living in the United States speaks a language other than English. The number of immigrants in the country is at an all time high at 37.5 million, according to 2006 data ... More >>
No, really? You can finally relax. The Coastline Pilot decided it was time to voice its opposition to alcohol consumption by teenagers. “Drinks, teens shouldn't mix,” the Los Angeles Times-owned community paper serving Laguna Beach declared today. And just in case readers didn't comprehend the ... More >>
Shoot 15 times, ask softball questions later: The parents of Ashley MacDonald, the 18-year-old Huntington Beach girl killed by two police officers, filed an excessive force lawsuit yesterday in U.S. District Court, according to Christine Hanley at the Times. According to their suit, Kenneth MacDona ... More >>
During a May 2004 appearance on The Daily Show, Janeane Garofalo told Jon Stewart, "At this point, I think voting for Bush is a character flaw." Now news from Connecticut suggests she may have been more accurate than she knew.
The New Haven Advocate reports:
[Christopher] Lohse, a social work maste ... More >>
Somehow it's fitting that the only good news to come out of Iraq recently is the fake news. The New York Times reports on a satirical news show that debuted on the Iraqi sattelite station Al Sharqiya at the beginning of Ramadan. This being Iraq, the show's title is somewhat darker than "The Daily ... More >>
Longtime readers of Dan Savage's sex-advice column in the Weekly and scores of other alternative publications (including the one Dan edits, The Stranger of Seattle) may recall the direct hit he took at Sen. Rick Santorum three years ago after the Pennsylvania Republican publicly equated homosexualit ... More >>
Anyone been watching the KTLA Morning News lately? The Los Angeles Times, which like KTLA is owned by Chicago's Tribune media giant, has come down hard on anchors Carlos Amezcua and Michaela Pereira, as well as entertainment reporter Sam Rubin, for receiving free stays in a hotel their "news" show w ... More >>