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Luke Thompson

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Poorman, Big City: Jim Trenton in New York

    ​In June, the Weekly told you about Poorman getting name checked by actor Tom Hanks, who was slumming on the KTLA Morning News set. Poorman returned the favor a week later via a hilarious Fourth of July YouTube video.Alas, the back-and-forth may soon end, at least here in SoCal, as Poorman (a.k.a. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2008

    Babies, Porn Stars and Mixed-Martial Artists

    New York Post Page 6 columnist Richard Johnson reports today that retired porn star Jenna Jameson is having “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” Tito Ortiz's love child. Well, at least we think it's Tito's. Pity the fool who is the father if it is not. By the by, our image of Ortiz was shot by former W ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 26, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 20, 2008

    OC Weekly kicks major ass in SoCal press club award nominations (Updated)

    I knew we'd build on last year...and we have. Congratulations to all this year's nominees: Journalist of the Year, PRINT (Under 100,000 circulation) REPORTER, COLUMNIST OR EDITOR: Scott Moxley, OC Weekly News Feature, DAILY/WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS Under 100,000 circulation: Nick Schou, OC Weekly, “Ju ... More >>

  • Film

    May 1, 2008
  • Columns

    April 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2008

    What you missed over the weekend: Part XIV

    Dave Segal and Tom Child spent the weekend in Austin for the South By Southwest Festival, which they live-blogged out of Heard Mentality. Browse the SXSW blog for their coverage here, and do scroll down and flip through some slide shows while you're there. Chelsea Ide wraps up the SXSW weekend quite ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 6, 2008
  • Columns

    February 14, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008

    Wake Up and Suck the Orange 1.31.08

    POORMAN SUES KDOC: LA Times - Dana Parsons covers the Poorman with typical dollops of smarminess. No genital warts mentioned whatsoever. I'd wax moronic but Luke Y. Thompson already covered this like a month ago (Exit Poorman, Feb. 3). So will he be a Richman? Do fiddlers play on roofs? DEBBIE #1 G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2008

    You can't protest us; we're already protesting you!

    On Saturday, OC Weekly staff writer Luke Y. Thompson and myself took to the streets to see what was going on in Anaheim as a left-wing group known as the A.N.S.W.E.R. coalition and put together a fairly huge "Anti-Zionism" protest with only a few days notice. Fairly predictably, a smaller scale "Pr ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 3, 2008

    Letters

    'Save the music, y'all'

  • Columns

    December 20, 2007

    Letters

    'All credibility has just gone down the drain'

  • Film

    June 28, 2007

    New Reviews

    We recommend: Eagle Vs. Shark, Ratatouille, Sicko, Strike

  • Columns

    June 28, 2007

    Letters

    'Take you, your family and all the shit-smelling pho houses back to SE Aisia'

  • Culture

    June 14, 2007

    Falling With Style

    Red Bull Illume celebrates the art of self-imperilment

  • Columns

    May 31, 2007

    Letters

    'WHO or WHAT raised you?'

  • Columns

    May 17, 2007

    Letters

    'There is no life left in the paper. No humor, no edge, no spank. You are plain and boring. I dont know what you did to all these good people to run away, but I can guess. I wont pick up OC Weekly New Reviews

    We recommend: Americanizing Shelley, Civic Duty,

  • Columns

    April 26, 2007

    Letters

    'And when I say "you," I am referring to white America. I purposely left that "white" uncapitalized'

  • Film

    April 12, 2007

    New Reviews

    Lonely Hearts; Pathfinder; Perfect Stranger; Slow Burn

  • Film

    April 12, 2007

    OnDVD

    OnDVD: Sleeping Dogs Lie

  • About Us

    March 29, 2007
  • Film

    March 22, 2007

    New Reviews

    Color Me Kubrick; The Hills Have Eyes II; Into Great Silence; Journey From the Fall; Pride; TMNT; What Love Is

  • Film

    March 15, 2007

    New Reviews

    Dead Silence; I Think I Love My Wife; Nomad: The Warrior; Tortilla Heaven; The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    New Reviews

    Blood and Chocolate; Catch and Release; Epic Movie; Funny Money; G.I. Jesus; Salaam-e-Ishq; Seraphim Falls

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    Now Playing

    Alpha Dog, Borat, Charlotte's Web

  • Film

    November 23, 2006

    New Reviews

    Deck the Halls, Dhoom2, Flannel Pajamas, Let's Go to Prison, Opal Dream

  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    New Reviews

    Let's Go to Prison; Sweet Land

  • Film

    October 26, 2006

    New Reviews

    Conversations With God; Don; Jaan-E-Mann; Le Petit Lieutenant

  • Film

    September 14, 2006

    New Reviews

    Everyone's Hero; Haven; One: The Movie; Sherrybaby

  • Film

    August 17, 2006

    New Reviews

    Accepted; Factotum; Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna; Material Girls; Snakes on a Plane

  • Film

    August 10, 2006

    New Reviews

    Another Gay Movie; Cease Fire; Conversations With Other Women; The House of Sand; Pulse; Step Up; Zoom

  • Film

    May 4, 2006

    New Reviews

    An American Haunting, Drawing Restraint 9, Hoot, Sir! No Sir!

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