The Newport Beach sober living home that became famous when Lindsay Lohan ditched her planned check-in--and, even before that, infamous for piling up complaints from neighbors and city officials--is reportedly closing. Morningside Recovery is set to abandon its Lido Village locale in October.
We in the journo racket are used to companies immediately seizing upon something in the news to twist into a press release on their supposedly related goods and services, but Morningside Recovery is taking the phenomenon to ghoulish new heights (depths?). The Newport Beach drug rehab that Lindsay Lo ... More >>
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It's a good thing Lindsay Lohan blew off Morningside Recovery for the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage because the Newport Beach rehab may have closed with her in it!Following an Orange County Superior Court judge's preliminary ruling that the Lido Village location violates city law, Newport Beach ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post about Lindsay Lohan apparently spending three minutes in the Newport Beach rehab before resurfacing at the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage late Thursday.Lindsay Lohan is Newport Beach's now, bitches!No, she's not here for the next 90 days to show off bikinis ... More >>
Dear (and I use that term loosely) Michael Lohan: I won't apologize for the way I really feel regarding your daughter Lindsay and I don't think I stand alone here when I say that she has no doubt received preferential treatment for being a celebrity. If any one of us "common folk" had pulled half ... More >>
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The hottest of hot messes, Lindsay Lohan, is reportedly being swayed to add an Orange County lawyer to her defense team by the controversial New York attorney representing the actress fighting charges she lied to cops about a Pacific Coast Highway crash. E! News watcher's surely know that a Los Ange ... More >>
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 >>
Michael Lohan famously failed recently to stage and intervention that would end with his daughter Lindsay Lohan entering a rehab. Now he's claiming he convinced Nadya Suleman to undergo residential treatment at Chapman House Drug Rehabilitation Center in Orange.
[Hey, You!] Drunk driver seeks exposure
It's my dick in a box, I mean, a look at the week past and what we learned for it.MARCH 3: Kristen Wiig and host Lindsay Lohan appear in a hilarious Saturday Night Live skit mixing two iconic local entities: The Real Housewives of Orange County and The Unreal Princesses of Disneyland. "Weekend Up ... More >>
Yep, that's Ikey Owens of Free Moral Agents playing the keyboards for Jack White's solo project over the weekend on Saturday Night Live. White guested on SNL to promote the release of his first solo album, Blunderbuss, and it marked his first-ever solo appearance in front of a TV audience. (Linds ... More >>
Disney and Real Housewives. Last night, two Orange County symbols collided in a hilarious Saturday Night Live sketch staring host Lindsay Lohan as Rapunzel and Kristen Wiig as a boozed-up Cinderella. Warning: Watching it may ruin your childhood forever.
J FischerDwarves, legendary punks who intentionally offend those around them -- faking the death of their guitarist, HeWhoCanNotBeNamed, is said to have gotten them dropped from Sub Pop, for instance -- are descending into Orange County for a good ol' fashioned punk show with fellow legends LA ha ... More >>
We're still not sure about Playground Festival. While its lineup has a strong hip-hop component (Game, Lil Jon and Big Sean), the rock bands on the bill are comprised of acts that were big in 2008 (Bravery, Panic! at the Disco and Shiny Toy Guns). It seems totally overreaching that they're callin ... More >>
Elizabeth Taylor was the master at keeping herself relevant through tabloid headlines, but at least she had true talent. It seems the latest generation living off publicity is wading in a very shallow talent pool: Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, any Kardashian.The muck at the bottom of that talent p ... More >>
Lindsay Lohan scored a rare court victory today when battery charges stemming from an incident at the Betty Ford Center were dropped. Otherwise, she can't seem to catch a break anywhere, including the mean streets of Huntington Beach.
If Molly Ringwald had one of these devices, there'd be no Breakfast Club. At the movies instead of pre-algebra? They're watching you. The Anaheim Union High School District has decided to track habitual school-skippers Big Brother-style by giving them handheld GPS devices. According to the ... More >>
Sesame StreetIt had to happen sooner or later: the inevitable Boob Backlash.After the skirmishes and scuffles of the summer, the innocent bystanders of the Boob Wars have risen up, and they've set their sights on their first targets: Katy Perry on Sesame Street.
HootersAll too often, Boob Wars coverage talks too much about the big names and front-line combatants and not enough about the civilians and little people affected by the constant bombardment of cleavage and cup size. Thankfully, the national scientific community hasn't forgotten about these ... More >>
When those who like to bash OC Weekly bash OC Weekly, they often cite our adult advertising, print covers featuring shapely young women and online slideshows of barely clad porn stars/roller girls/burlesque performers.Guilty as charged, yer honor!But we're obviously not the only local newspaper g ... More >>
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The website If It Was My Home allows anyone to personalize the magnitude of the British Petroleum (BO) Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and spill--also known as "the greatest environmental disaster in United States history."The site opens with a map superimposing the shape of the spill as of t ... More >>
Although we're no fans of local talk show host Hugh Hewitt, we couldn't help but to feel a twinge of sympathy for the man, who's also a professor of law at Chapman University. The latest edition of the school's Chapman Magaine has a mini-profile on Hewie, whom you can listen to every weekday at 3pm ... More >>
THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES Spiderwick, Spiderwick, does whatever a Spiderwick does... “And what exactly might that be?” I hear you inquire. In short: Entertain. THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES, aside from its blatant CG, is a charming throwback to all those Spielberg-produced kid movies of the '80s. ... More >>
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In town - the third favorite Dem: Later this afternoon, former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards will be at the Disneyland Hotel to speak at the Orange County Democratic Party's 13th annual Harry Truman Awards & Dinner. In a CNN poll released Tuesday, Edwards followed Clinton (51 percent) and Obama ... More >>
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Last night was the opening of Lalita, a new Monday club at Fury, and Leslie (Le Receptionist) came along with me to provide her brilliant photography skills. This was my first time going to Fury, and weekday night clubs are always questionable in terms of awesomeness. Sometimes they absolutely go of ... More >>
I should have known better. Years of Comic-con attendance have taught me that geek-convention faux pas 101 is to show up late and somehow expect you'll be able to get inside quickly. True, I had overslept, and the fact that the FANGORIA WEEKEND OF HORRORS convention was being held at the "Burbank Ai ... More >>
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