Read the response from UCI's chancellor at the end of this post.
ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 25, 6 A.M.: Another day, another frat bro in blackface. Lambda Theta Delta (LTD), the largest and oldest Asian American fraternity at UC Irvine, is under fire after members produced a music video inspired by the ... More >>
Yes, we are aware artists use poetic license when they are writing lyrics, but that doesn't prevent us from getting irritated when we hear grammatical errors over the radio waves. Below are ten songs with lyrics that set off our inner grammar-police sirens:
Ohhhh, Lindsay Lohan. There is so much we can say about this hot mess of a chick but really, is there enough time to express it all? Not in this lifetime. After a slew of bad choices like stealing, lying, horrendous driving, and committing tons of wardrobe felonies, Lindsay's latest debacle includes ... More >>
By: Moses SumneyWith Facebook's stock and growth rates skydiving, it's time to say something
that should have been said a long time ago: Myspace was better. Maybe not when it came to its coding or those garish "personalized"
pages, but definitely when it came to music.
Back in the day -- say, about ... More >>
For those of you not in the know, this past weekend up at the Commons in Calabasas, teen idol Justin Bieber allegedly punched a photographer. Yes, that's right, you read correctly. The Biebs, that little squeaky-clean fella who once caused a riot at Roosevelt Field in Long Island because he didn't s ... More >>
So the big news for today is Mila Kunis' bilingual verbal slap at a press conference. Promoting Friends with Benefits in Russia, she replied to a reporter who asked Justin Timberlake why he was doing movies and not more music. The Russian to English translation wasn't fast enough for Timberlake, ... More >>
Selena GomezJuly 24, 2011Pacific Amphitheatre
First things first: It took 40 minutes to drive five miles through Costa Mesa, which can only mean something big was going down at the OC Fairgrounds. Yes, the OC Fair brings its share of a-holes on the road surrounding the venue, but tonight it w ... More >>
Various online media outlets have been reporting Facebook is experiencing a numbers slump. Sky news writes approximately 6 million North American users deleted their accounts in May, in addition to 100,000 British users. This is a drop in the bucket when considering Facebook reportedly has roughl ... More >>
Yes, you read that right. Justin Timberlake is bringing MySpace back, after it was revealed that Timberlake was a key player behind the $35m deal for the original social networking site.The weirdest thing about this is that Timberlake played Facebook investor Sean Parker in
the movie The Social ... More >>
Catch Dutch producer Sander Kleinenberg at Sutra on Thursday, where he stops to promote his debut 5K, out today on his label This Is Recordings. His songs (called "the next level of electronic music") are described as "elegant," "entrancing," "energetic," with "airy dreamscape" thrown in th ... More >>
myspace.comNew Year's resolutions are usually either corny or totally boring. However, it's always interesting to read resolutions from celebrities, even if they are pretty much the same corny or boring ones we no-names makes for ourselves. With that in mind, let's take a look at some of the p ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyTomorrow is World AIDS Day, so Alicia Keys asked artists such as Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Swizz Beatz and Usher to sign off Twitter and Facebook to help raise money for Keys' charity,
Keep a Child Alive. The campaign is called Digital Life Sacrifice and it hope ... More >>
Blonde RedheadFriday is when Pilar Diaz, one of our featured acts in this week's music section, takes a bow at the Orange County Center of Contemporary Art in Santa Ana. With some years of solo work under her belt after she broke from LA's shoulda-been-really-famous Los Abandoned, the Chilean-bo ... More >>
Now that both Ellen DeGeneres and Simon Cowell are leaving American Idol, rumors abound over who's going to be the next arbiter of taste on the Fox show. J Lo's supposedly signed a deal. Allegedly, Steven Tyler's been asked to join the show. P Diddy's thrown his hat into the ring. Elton John, Jessic ... More >>
"Hope for Haiti" sets record with $58 million raised (and counting); album goes No. 1 on iTunes. Clip is of Justin Timberlake covering Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" with singer-songwriter Matt Morris, who recently released his Timberlake-produced disc When Everything Breaks Open. Electronic maven ... More >>
Oh, so that's why the Coachella poster reads "Thom Yorke????"Coachella-headliner Jay-Z to collaborate with U2 on Swiss Beatz-produced Haiti charity track. Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, which airs Fri., 8 p.m. ET/PT, features a slew of stars playing New York, London ... More >>
"George Clooney says the 'Hope for Haiti' benefit for victims of the earthquake in Haiti will include performances from Bono, Sting, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys," reports Billboard.com."Coldplay, Blink, Bloc Party Call for Haiti Relief," reports Spin.com"Joan Baez kicks of ... More >>
If you know anything about the hip hop collective of Abstract Workshop, then you've heard the name Jud Nester before. Amongst the highly capable company of DJs, beat makers and visual artists, Nester adds a silky smooth R&B spoke to AW's arsenal. From behind the ivory keys of an organ or stro ... More >>
Not content with a hugely successful music career, a record label and a fashion line, Justin Timberlake is now branching out into the world of alcohol.901, his new brand of tequila, is named for the area code of Memphis, Timberlake's hometown, and also (rather unconvincingly) "because 901 is the tim ... More >>
The battle between lame and lamer is over. After months of weeding out kids with a sprinkling of talent, American Idol's sixth season came down to annoying Justin Timberlake-wannabe Blake Lewis and not-quite-powerhouse Jordin Sparks.
Tonight, 17-year-old Sparks took the title.
But you probably al ... More >>
To their credit, Pitchfork compiled a more-or-less well done 25 worst album covers of the year list, but they're remiss in not recognizing the power of a well done album cover. Rather than complain, we're taking matters into our own hands and making a list of our own. If RIAA doomsayers are to be be ... More >>