To a lot of people, you could say former Doll Hut owner Linda Jemison is one of OC's unsung patron saints of punk rock. The owner of the legendary--now extinct--punk club ran the place from 1989 to 2001 with a tough, mother hen ownership style that helped define the place during its heyday. As of ye ... More >>
Back in October, when we told you about the World Famous Doll Hut closing it's doors for good after the new year, we left you with a final thought:Get your ass out there as often as you can. Count every piece of chewed up gum you step on, every bit of stage feedback and decaying band sticker on th ... More >>
Last call, folks. For good this time. Recently, beloved punk rock gem the Doll Hut announced via Facebook that the bar has been sold to a new owner who will likely turn it into something very different than it is now. For the past 11 years, owners Blue and Anthony Castaneda have run the place, takin ... More >>
Linda Jemison, the lovely former owner of the grungy Linda's Doll Hut in Anaheim, has shared with her Facebook friends a truly awesome photo.Don't know when or where or under what context it was shot, but it does apparently include a follower of Fred Phelps' Westboro Baptist church in Topeka, Kan ... More >>
The death last week from liver cancer of OC music icon Chris Gaffney hasn't quashed the benefit show for him that had been planned for the Doll Hut this Sunday, April 27. The day-long bill is still on, though now it's unfortunately become a memorial, with proceeds going towards Gaffney's family. H ... More >>
The Sweet Spot: Another week of tasty treats
And adults drink like theyve got a second liver!
Turn and face the strange changes
Jesse James and the gradual degreasing of the West Coast Chopper
Dont say anything with jazz
Just for one day
And this week: Holiday crap you can buy on television. Or not.
Evil spawn of OCs Scariest People
Missing Wonderlove, but catching Flea
Congressman Rohrabacher? This is Jan from the Vandals and other immortal words
Nashville Pussy goes all the way
Good times at the NAMM show
And then there were the Nazis
A civic leader strokes his manhood whilst a woman hood strokes Commie Girl!
Red, blue and white-trash weekend
Two great flavors: familiar and fresh
Take an ace/deuce/yo, please, and one for the dealers
The Circle of Life rolls on
...Wait. Strike that Last One.
And ditto for that guy at the sandpiper
Times are good: Theres one born every 54 seconds!
Joyrides one-night-only resurrection
The sensitive ickiness and wicked violence of Jay Buchanan
Night of the Disappearing Nerf Herders
The Foothill's Steve Zepeda books 'a very David Lynch kind of place'
Note to Rome: Is canonization reasonable for a living rock-club owner?
Randy Cash is a promoter and a swell guy