By: Jessica Hopper[Editor's Note: Are you a musician? Is your group having issues?
Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has
played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of
The Girls' Guide
to Rocking, a how-to for tee ... More >>
With the glut of lobsters driving down prices, it would probably be unwise to spend the exorbitant entry fees to go to one of the many upcoming lobster-fests. Better perhaps to clarify some butter at home, put out some newspapers out the picnic table, and then buy your crustaceans at 99 Ranch.But th ... More >>
Fred Karger, who ended his run for the Republican presidential nomination in June, already has a new campaign.In grand anti-Chick-fil-A fashion, the gay Laguna Beach politico is organizing a boycott against Amway, whose co-owner cut a hush-hush $500,000 check to the National Organization for Marriag ... More >>
Last year I introduced you to the wonderful delight that is Jawbreaker
Day (if you forgot, click here). A synopsis: Jawbreaker was a band that released the album Dear You
in 1995. On the record is a song called "Sluttering (May 4th)."
Jawbreaker has a devoted fanbase and the Internet is ... More >>
Mac Miller's affinity for Chuck Taylors and alumni status with Taylor Alderdice's Pittsburgh high school might have you believe that he's a part Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang crew, the truth is Miller and Khalifa couldn't be further apart. Although they both launched their careers with Pittsburgh-bas ... More >>
Just when we thought all the cool treat brands have exhausted their blending scooping arms, there's another frosty event right around the corner bakery. The day: Tuesday, the 27th. Place: Your local Cold Stone Creamery. The treat: Free ice cream.
Orange County BBQ BonanzaBabyyyyy, baby back ribs [barbecue sauce] at the Orange County BBQ Bonanza. You're busy people. Let us plan your weekend for you. Happy eating! TODAYOrange County BBQ Bonanza What: BBQ ribs, pulled pork, tri-tip, sausages. And maybe some Handi Wipes. The four- ... More >>
If you cruise by American Legion Post 291 on East 15th Street on the bay side of the Balboa Pen Monday morning, you'll find Orange County sheriff's officials, American Legion Yacht Club members and several children and their families aboard an Electra Cruise Ship (not necessarily the one shown he ... More >>
If the comic that hosts this Tuesday night's show at the Improv looks familiar, it's because he's also the doorman rocking the tightest afro ever, comedian Friendly Frank. And if the headliner of this Tuesday night's show Rob Little looks familiar, it's because you have seen him smiling, laughing ... More >>
Christopher VictorioLucent Dossier Experience, day two of Lightning in a BottleLightning in a Bottle took place on Friday though Sunday in Irvine. The free-spirited festival featured fire/dance/circus performances, speakers, live entertainment from the Glitch Mob, Nosaj Thing, Lucent Dossier, pro ... More >>
You there, sitting on the couch in your parent's basement, next to the Doritos, playing World of Warcraft for hours on end. Yes, YOU! What have you done to better mankind lately? More than 200,000 of your kind just donated $1.11 million to charity.
Courtesy of Macy's"Is that a pout, the gout or the mumps?" NEWS ITEM: 'Tis the season of H1N1, so Santas are being told to remove the gloves and wash their hands as much as possible ("Every time you hear a bell, Santa should pump a shot of Purell"), while warnings are being issued about flu buggi ... More >>
As we mentioned previously, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., participating locations will be handing out a complimentary sample of the delectable concoction that is 'Jack's Creation'. All you need to do is make a donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. So technically it's not a freebie, but it is for a ... More >>
From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., participating locations will be handing out free 3oz samples of Jack's Creation, in exchange for a donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The ice creamery is also selling paper "wishes" for $1 during the whole of September. Around 85 per cent of all donations for the entir ... More >>
Photo by Joel Eckman Maus
Glenn and Wendy Stearns admire Challenger's wingspan as handler Al Cecere holds the non-releasable bald eagle.
CHALLENGER'S CHARITY FLIGHT PATH IS CORRECTED . . .
"Challenger," the non-releasable American bald eagle we told you about this morning, made his sched ... More >>
So I managed to misplace the little pink R2-KT toy I picked up at the con yesterday.
It had to happen. The gods were probably not pleased with the purchase - with which I was essentially dipping a toe into the mad figurine collector's realm.
It wasn't the priciest of toys at $10, but the loss of ... More >>