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Late-Night Talk Shows

  • Film

    November 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Stephen Colbert Fires Shots at North Carolina Barbecue While Interviewing NC Congressman

    It's no secret that Stephen Colbert feels strongly about his barbecue. He grew up in South Carolina, one of the major centers of American barbecue, after all, so what'd he do when interviewing G.K. Butterfield, the representative of North Carolina's first congressional district? Take a few (not part ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2014
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    March 6, 2014

    Lewis Black

    City National Grove of Anaheim

  • Calendar

    January 23, 2014

    Stunt Dog Experience

    Carpenter Performing Arts Center

  • Film

    December 19, 2013

    Joaquin Phoenix Is (Still) Still Here

    Rebounding from a movie that pissed off and confused America, the actor gives one of his best performances in Spike Jonze's Her

  • Calendar

    November 7, 2013
  • Calendar

    September 12, 2013

    Maz Jobrani

    Irvine Improv

  • Film

    June 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    UN Recommends Bugs For Protein; Colbert Report Objects!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Inmates Have Been Reviewing Prisons On Yelp!

    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. The Washington Post (http://www.washingtonpost.com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Eric Burdon to Play The Coach House Friday Night

    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 >>

  • Music

    September 13, 2012

    Matisyahu Sheds Old Sonic Habits, Among Other Things

    With a fresh start and a new look, the reggae/rap anomaly puts his evolution on record

  • Calendar

    July 26, 2012
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    July 12, 2012

    Milo Greene

    Fingerprints

  • Calendar

    June 28, 2012

    Dog Days of Summer

    Discovery Science Center

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2012

    Dana Rohrabacher Blames "Rude" Female for His Gaffes on Bill Maher's HBO show

    ​Any reasonable person who saw Dana Rohrabacher's Jan. 27 performance on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher appreciated that the right-wing Orange County Republican congressman set a new low for political discourse.Hilariously acting as if he's a seasoned, elder statesman, Rohrabacher--the self-descr ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 25, 2011

    Lewis Black

    City National Grove of Anaheim

  • Calendar

    August 25, 2011

    Rita Rudner

    Laguna Playhouse

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Manny Pacquiao's Love Ballad Hits The Charts

    ​Manny Pacquiao can knock a dude out, but can he hit falsetto? The Filipino boxing champ and congressman has long moonlighted as an amateur crooner--check out these five YouTube videos--but now he's turning his passion into a full-fledged third career. This week, his single, "Sometimes When W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    It's The Mildred Patty Baena Story of a Lifetime

    ​The story of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's family maid-turned-baby mama will be the subject of a Lifetime movie.At least The Mildred Patty Baena Story is a go if comedian Kathy Griffin is to be believed.She shared the clip that follows after the jump on Jimmy Kimmel Live rece ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    How to Book Rammstein: A Cautionary Tale

    ​ Bringing joy to grown men who collect action figures, the German shock rock band Rammstein is touring North America for the first time since 2001. Although they play a generic strain of industrial metal, Rammstein makes up for their sonic deficiencies with an outlandish stage show of blinding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Stephen Colbert: Easter Eggs are NOT 'Spring Eggs'

    The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cEaster Under Attack - Egg Editionwww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical Humor & Satire BlogVideo Archive Some people are renaming Easter eggs "Spring Eggs" or "Spring Spheres," a PC-move that has infuriated many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    An Open Letter to The Daily Show's Jon Stewart RE: Taco Bell

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    [UPDATED With Concert Info and Jimmy Kimmel Live] Cold War Kids Get No Love From Spin Magazine

    Myspace.com​UPDATE, 6:52 P.M., Jan. 19: The Cold War Kids will have time to redeem themselves and prove they still have the talent. The band will perform at the Bootleg Theater on Jan. 24 and inside Amoeba music store in Hollywood on Jan. 25. These, along with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    "Merry Christmas, Motherfuckers!": Seven Favorite Hip-Hop Holiday Songs

    ​While it doesn't happen too much anymore these days, the hip-hop world has been known to put out a holiday album or two--and sometimes the  too-bright cheerfulness of Christmas carols pairs up extra nicely with the often humorous and/or the sometimes, uh, adult content of the lyrics.After th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Anti-Commie Activist Kai Chen Claims Victory in Confucius Classroom Spat

    ​Kai Chen may not have got the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda to remove its life-size statue Mao Tse-Tung, but the Los Angeles-based, Chinese-American activist and others are claiming victory in their spat with the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District.District ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2010

    Mike Posner

    House of Blues

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    August 26, 2010

    Adam Richmond

    Irvine Improv

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Listen to Conan O'Brien's New Single for 24 Hours Only

    ​Pitchfork posted the improvised, spoken-word single from Conan O'Brien called "And They Call Me Mad" today, where the comedian does a Vincent Price impression  as Frankenstein. The track comes out on 7" vinyl via Jack White's Third Man imprint tomorrow, as we reported last week.Listen to it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Orange Bits: Runner Runner, Cypress Hill, Avi Buffalo

    Runner Runner: Good promo pic, or the best?​This week, no one wrote about Orange County music. Well, some people did. But less than usual. Step it up, blogosphere...

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2010

    Pacific Hurt

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    What Do Pot Dispensaries, Cannabis Cowboys and "Glee" Have in Common?

    ​Fox's high school musical-twisted comedy Glee and segments on KCET/Channel 28's SoCal Connected on medical marijuana dispensaries and pot farm-busting law enforcement officers known as "cannabis cowboys" are among the latest winners of prestigious Peabody Awards honoring the best in electronic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Tweets From the Park!

    Flickr user katutaide​Time for Tweets From the Park, where we gather the funniest, weirdest, grossest and most interesting tweets from Disneyland Resort for your reading pleasure. Follow us on Twitter @OCWeekly!IamAlbeezy: @CeeDana I went to Disneyland on a Tuesday too in the Summer, shit crowded ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 1, 2009

    Ingrid Michaelson

    Fingerprints CD's & LP's

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    July 16, 2009

    Jimmy Fallon

    The Grove of Anaheim

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    December 18, 2008

    Gosh Darn Funny

    Clean Comedy Night

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    LowBallVideoChatter: Ryan Bingham

    New alt-country at its finest? Howzabout New Mexico singer/songwriter (and former bull rider) Ryan Bingham and his band, the Dead Horses, playing this Saturday night at the fabulous Gypsy Lounge in Lake Forest? Dude's been on Leno and Conan, and got a nice, long profile in March from the LA Times (s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2008

    Tonight: Neil Hamburger at Alex's Bar!

    Why did NASA send a titanium copy of the latest Linkin Park album to every planet in our solar system? Well, to kill off any interest that the aliens may have had in invading earth. That's one of the many jokes in the considerable arsenal of Neil Hamburger, "America's youngest comedian." For those ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2008

    Wild Style

    Jack Hanna

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    Fallon for It

    Jimmy Fallon

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008

    Last Night: The Bravery's Secret Show at Spaceland

    Review by Andrew Youssef The Bravery, Wild Sweet Orange and The Dead Trees at Spaceland March 18, 2008 Better Than: Seeing the actual Wyld Stallons from Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure since the secret show was billed as such. Download: "Believe" from their Myspace page. Fresh off an appea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2008

    Bonus Bobcat Goldthwait

    When you interview a comedian, there are nearly always more good lines than can fit in an article. So go check out my interview with Bobcat Goldthwait first; then come back here and check out the extra stuff that didn't quite fit. Bobcat likes OC "I’ve performed behind the orange curtain a few ti ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    Kiss My Cottontail!

    Bobcat Goldthwait

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2006

    Letterman, Success!

    So I'm a little late on this, but I went to go check out Cold War Kids at Detroit after the Weekly's Christmas party (on a stationary riverboat?) this past Saturday night. It was the third time I've seen CWK at Detroit—and probably the last (I mean, really, at this rate, you kids can sell out ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 29, 2006

    !Ask a Mexican!

    'Why do assimilated Mexicans lose their language and find Spanglish acceptable?'

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2006

    Donde Estan Mis Chicas? Hola, Gustavo Arellano!

    Apparently Clockwork Coker and the typists of this infernal blog have nothing better than to post about my appearance on the Colbert Report every other fucking post. So here's my take: Schwag like you won't believe: Tres bottles of vodka (promptly drunk after the show with my agent, his assistant a ... More >>

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