Louisville (Kentucky)

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    We Want to Take a Bite Out of Nadia G...In a Good Way

    Whether Nadia G. is cooking up a storm preparing extraordinary meals or looking hot to death in those stilettos of hers, it's safe to say that she really knows how to bring the heat to the kitchen. Coming off the success of her previous show Bitchin' Kitchen, chef and funny gal Nadia is back and tak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    The Best Drinks in Orange County

    The humble "drink" doesn't get the respect it should. Centuries ago, tea and coffee houses were the centers of philosophical and political discussion. The Age of Enlightenment conveniently corresponded to the rise coffee shops in Europe, and revolutions were planned around steaming glasses and kettl ... More >>

  • Film

    March 21, 2013

    The Dude: Zen and Now

    The Weekly celebrates Matt Coker's Mr. Lebowski man-crush

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Top 10 Most Unreadable Metal Band Logos

    By Alee Karim Once upon a time, extreme metal bands opted to contort their logos into the most stylized mutations possible as a way to visually represent their music, and as a proud testament to the obscurity of their appeal. But by now it's all become a bad joke, and you're likelier to find the slu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Things are Tough All Over: OC Street Crime Alternatives to Guns, Knives and Bats

    Perhaps in a sign of the weak economy's effect, pricey guns, knives and baseball bats are no longer en vogue among Orange County street criminals.Rakes, screwdrivers and coffee cups are.Oh, how the mighty have fallen.

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    KFC Uses Rain Forest Wood For Chicken Buckets, Greenpeace Claims

    It's no secret that PETA is no friend of KFC's. And now, the fried chicken purveyor has angered the people at Greenpeace, too. The organization has recently alleged that The Colonel has been using wood harvested from Indonesia's rain forest for the paper in its signature chicken buckets. Along with ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 17, 2012

    Marc Masterson Shows He Has the Marc of Promise With 'Elemeno Pea'

    South Coast Repertory's new artistic director will fit in just fine

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2012

    OC Bookly: Polish (No) Joke: Starring Madame Modjeska (and Me)

    ​Fourth grade. Early 1970s. Encouraged by his Polish-German mother, the young Bibliofella made the serious mistake of announcing his proud heritage at elementary school, just as so-called "Polack jokes" arrived to poison the zeitgeist, no doubt some sick temporary psycho-social transference move b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Taco Bell Testing Out Chipotle-Style Menu

    ​We reported last week that Taco Bell was adding breakfast to its repretoire of chalupas and MexiMelts®; but apparently the Irvine-based company isn't settling with just eggs and cheese in an attempt to revitalize their brand. If things go according to plan, 2012 might see the most sign ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Van Halen Announce Tour Dates: Staples Center on June 1, Honda Center June 12

    ​Van Halen finally announced their tour dates today, and it is massive. The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductees announced the dates at an intimate performance in New York's Café Wha?. The tour will begin on Feb. 18., with Kool & The Gang joining Van Halen for select tour dates. And as the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Etsy: We Sift Through the Crap and Find Twelve Really Cool Gifts​As we circle the parking lots, wait in the never-ending lines, push through an ungodly amount of people, we might ask ourselves, "Why do we even have to give gifts for Christmas?" It's a fusion of several pre-Christmas winter traditions ranging from the Roman Saturnalia to the demanding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    New Artists Just Added to SXSW's 2012 Lineup

    Mary Bell/OC WeeklyDelta Spirit at BuskerFest in Long Beach in 2010​South By Southwest revealed a whole slew of new acts confirmed to play at official showcases during the annual music and film conference in Austin. This is the third list of musicians to be released. The venues and dates they ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 10, 2011

    Talking With...

    Long Beach Playhouse

  • Food

    October 13, 2011

    East Coast Deli's Mucho Mangia

    [Hole In the Wall] Dive into a Mexican-Italian mash-up that's gloriously OC

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    The Strangest Mexican Food Chain in America: Taco Bueno

    A massive painting inside Taco Bueno--WTF??? But I guess it's better than a Chihuahua...​This past summer, I drove from Anacrime to Louisville, Kentucky, down to Chattanooga, then took I-40 back home. Along the way, I did some research for my coming Mexican-food book, research that was necessary ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Helena Modjeska Lives On in Kentucky--And You Can Eat Her!

    ​I was in Kentucky recently for business, and had to take a distillery tour of one of my favorite bourbons: Woodford Reserve. The one-and-a-half hour tour of Kentucky's oldest distillery (although the brand dates back only to the 1990s) costs five friggin' bucks, is informative, is in the beautifu ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 19, 2009

    Big Love

    CSUF Performing Arts Center

  • Columns

    May 22, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 12, 2008

    People Noise, Casket Salesmen and The Prisoner's Dilemma at the Glass House on 02/10

    The minute I cut through the entrance curtains of the Glass House in Pomona Sunday night, it dawned on me how the setup looked more like an intimate rehearsal than an actual gig. In the darkness of the main hall, the venue's flashing strobes and swirling colored lights revealed. . .the floor, buffed ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 2, 2006

    !Ask a Mexican!

    Special MySpace Edition

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    Going Ballistic

    Headlines from around America