British historian Simon Schama made his third visit to The Colbert Report earlier this month to plug his new book dropping April 1 and accompanying PBS program that begins airing locally tonight and are both titled The Story of the Jews. Or, if you play your Rosh Hashana Cards right, you can wait u ... More >>
Those who are fasting to draw attention to the national immigration-reform debate are moving from their perch in front of the district office of Rep. Ed Royce (R-Brea) to the one of the fellow pictured at right, Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine). Today is the first day of the four-day, five-person "Fas ... More >>
There was news that the U.N. suggested that insects are one way to solve world hunger problems (mmm, chapulines!). They're a good source of protein, the U.N. report says, referring to bugs as "minilivestock." Stephen Colbert, in a biting, if only satiric segment on his show last night lambasted them ... More >>
This Friday night, Eric Burdon, one of the last standing icons from the golden age of rock, will be hitting the stage at The Coach House, one of only a handful of shows the singer has planned in 2013. Over the past few years, Burdon has experienced a revival of sorts. At last year's South-by-Southw ... More >>
I'll admit...I feel good about talking to someone that I might actually be taller then. It's few and far between in my life. As they say, good things come in small packages and when it comes to comedian Brad Williams, don't let his miniature frame fool you because this guy is supplying gigantic laug ... More >>
Ignoring racist emails is all in a day's work for the Democratic congressional candidate
Jim Gilchrist's Minuteman Project--think the American Revolution, only the British have been replaced by desperate brown people looking for work--makes an appearance on tonight's Comedy Central masterpiece, The Colbert Report.Can we expect an appearance by Esteban Colberto?
The most-searched subject on Google for 2011 was not Steve Jobs, nor Casey Anthony. Occupy Wall Street? Psh. Didn't even make the list. According to the Google Zeitgeist, the device that tracks how often something is searched and how fast the search catches speed, the OC's very own Rebecca ... More >>
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 >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyWhen Anthrax takes the stage on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, Sept. 7, they want fans to fill the show's band benches. And yes, you can win a chance to do it by clicking on http://www.fallonbandbench.com--that will take you to "Late Night's" "Band Bench" ... More >>
North Carolina's 1990s noise rockers Archers of Loaf are touring, marking the band's first tour since 1998. The band saw significant airplay on alternative radio, and was perhaps best known in indie circles for their 1993 debut album Icky Mettle, which featured fuzzy, guitar-driven rock with squa ... More >>
"Are you alright?" David Letterman asked the Strokes lead singer Julian Casablancas after they performed "Taken for a Fool." He seemed more than alright; the Strokes are back! "Taken for a Fool" is from their latest album, Angles. Watch the performance after the jump.
The Daily Show - Back in Black - Meat EditionTags: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on FacebookDear Mr. Stewart,First of all, big fan. I am one of those who believe you are indeed "The Most Trusted Man In America." If I had a few hundred bucks and vacation ... More >>
It's been a couple of months since we last paid much attention to Kevin MacDonald, the Long Beach State psychology professor who's an Irvine resident and a bigwig at the white-power, terrorist-inspired American Third Position Party. So we missed his January essay on the white-supremacist Vdare.co ... More >>
UPDATE, 9 A.M. Jan. 6: Watch the band perform "Wide Eyes" from their debut album, Gorilla Manor. You can buy the album here.ORIGINAL POST, 9 A.M. Jan. 4: It's no surprise that Local Natives are starting off 2011 with even more continued success: The originally Orange-County-based band are pe ... More >>
In a move that raises him 50 gazillion cool points, Josh Groban appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Monday night to promote his latest album, The Best Tweets of Kanye West. In the must-see spoof, Groban crooned, in beautiful operatic form, the gems of the rapper's Twitter stream, including "Do you know ... 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 >>
Last week Social D announced that they were going to be performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live!--yes, a TV show--for the first time in their 30-year career. Last night, it finally happened. (Like we said before, this probably means American TV, since they've been on other European TV shows before.)The ... More >>
How'd we miss this?Last week the Hollywood Reporter said that Conan O'Brien is releasing two albums prior to launching his new TBS talk show. They actually got it wrong, says our sister pub LA Weekly--Jack White's label, Third Man Records, will actually be "releasing a Conan O'Brien album a ... 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 >>
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 >>
http://www.myspace.com/dirtyheadsThe latest from our Huntington Beach's the Dirty Heads: They'll perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight. Catch their two-song set, one of which will be the No. 1 single "Lay Me Down," at 12:05 a.m. on ABC.
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.
flickr user elkitBreaking the news.The campaign against a public school's "Confucius Classroom" by the Chinese-American activist who last September organized demonstrations over the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum's Mao Tse-Tung statue is about to get national media exposure--f ... More >>
Conan O'Brien's live comedy/music review, which is aptly titled "Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television," lands April 24-25 at Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal City Walk, poignantly close to where the tall drink of redhead taped The Tonight Show before NBC fucked him over.
This evening Conan O'Brien fans will have one last chance to catch the funny man with the towering hairdo host the Tonight Show. Sure, O'Brien will likely resurface somewhere--the safe bet is Fox--shortly, and with a 45 million exit deal, he won't exactly be standing in the unemployment line in ... More >>
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