Margaret Cho

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    Festival Supreme- Shrine Expo Hall & Grounds- October 25, 2014

    Festival Supreme October 25, 2014 Shrine Expo Hall & Grounds This year's Festival Supreme was held at the Shrine and right away I could tell that this venue was going to work out better than 2013's, the Santa Monica Pier. Not only because there was more room to roam around, but also, they upped the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    Wedding Palace, Billed as First-Ever Asian American Rom-Com, was Shot in LA and Seoul

    Producers of the indie Wedding Palace, which opens tonight at Edwards University in Irvine as well as select cinemas in LA, New York and Hawaii, claim it is "the first Asian American romantic comedy and family movie to open in U.S. theaters." Can that possibly be correct?

  • Film

    September 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 23, 2013

    Film Week with Mr. Bib: Going to the Movies with George W. Bush

    Taping my show with the terrific film reviewer Peter Rainer of the Christian Science Monitor and KPCC's "Film Week" - and author of a new collection helpfully titled Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Time - I was happily affirmed in my sense that good wr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    What The Heck Is Up With Hecklers at Comedy Shows?

    When it comes to the world of stand-up comics there is something almost all of them have in common. Hecklers. At one point or another, a comedian has shut a heckler down from the stage and now, we are calling them out. Hecklers are completely annoying but not just that, they're disruptive to the com ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 14, 2013

    Margaret Cho

    Irvine Improv

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Margaret Cho Gives Us the Top Five Macho Bands That Lesbians Are Secretly Into.

    Comedian Margaret Cho would like you to know something about the musical taste of the average lesbian. It's not just k.d. lang and Tori Amos shuffling around in their iPods. Their musical tastes can vary as much as anyone's. And sometimes they're looking for tunes with some serious balls. As a celeb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Christopher Jordan Dorner Manifesto Includes Likes (Like Larry David) and Dislikes (NRA)

    Christopher Jordan Dorner's infamous manifesto identifies around 40 Southern California law enforcement officers he believes have wronged him. Indeed, those passages burn most of the rambling post's 6,000 words. But Dorner also cites films, TV shows, celebrities, athletes and newsmen he likes, inclu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Top Five Comedy Clubs in Orange County

    Contrary to a lot of what we write about our little county, there are times when people in OC are actually funny on purpose. Not typically thought of as a stronghold for stand-up comedy, you'd be surprised at the gloriously irreverent, local and nationally touring comedians that line up to have thei ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 27, 2012

    'Angry Little Girls' Goes Hollywood

    [Trendzilla] Lela Lee's cult comic strip becomes an animated series—with Margaret Cho!

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Louis C.K. - Hollywood Improv - September 21, 2012

    Louis C.K. September 21, 2012 Hollywood Improv See Also: *Kevin & Bean's April Foolishness at Gibson Amphitheatre *Margaret Cho at the Grove of Anaheim Last Night *Wu-Tang Clan Last Night at the Grove Last time Louie C.K. did a show at the Hollywood Improv it sold out in forty-five minutes. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Top Five Hits: Fingerprints in Long Beach

    [Editor's Note: Every Friday, our resident record store expert Michael Chin checks in with his weekly report of what the hell people who still buy records at local shops are listening to.]See Also:*The Hives - The Observatory - September 11, 2012 [w/ VIDEO]*Top Five Hits: Left of the Dial in Seal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2012

    The OCeeker: Open Bible Seminar and Satan's Korean Pen Pal

    Don't hold your breath for the end of the world. It already happened. Sorta.The announcement came Saturday at Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, and was made by a South Korean preacher who once signed a blood oath to God after a star fell from the sky and guided him to a heavenly messenger.The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    New Crop of Food Network Shows To Look Forward To (Or Not)

    Last week, The Food Network had its upfronts, an event which allowed its advertisers to preview planned TV shows and buy airtime. But to us outside the ad industry, it gives a whiff of what new things are in store for the old TiVo to record (or not to record).Among the more interesting, if not eyebr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Margaret Cho On Writing Comedic Music and Her New Cho Dependent DVD

    Margaret Cho might be known best from the laughs she's provided over the years, but her talents extend beyond being funny. She has the passion to inspire and leaves you knowing that you have the right to do and laugh at what you want.  From Dancing with the Stars to Drop Dead Diva and her new D ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 1, 2011

    Margaret Cho

    Brea Improv

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Bristol Palin to UC Irvine: I Want to Come There and Talk Abstinence. OC Gays to Bristol Palin: Keep Out

    ​Hot hater spawn, unwed teen mom and Dancing With the Stars runner-up Bristol Palin wants to talk abstinence on university campuses, including Orange County's UC Irvine.That desire has prompted some OC gays to send a letter to the University of California urging a rejection of such an appearance.

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Margaret Cho at the Grove of Anaheim Last Night

    Ali Lerman/OC Weekly​Margaret ChoGrove of AnaheimSept. 23, 2010The Hype: Gays and straights packed the house and laughed in perfect harmony last night at Margaret Cho's "Cho Dependent" comedy show at the Grove of Anaheim. For a Thursday "school night" the size of the crowd was pretty impressive. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Margaret Cho: Yes She Can (Sing, That Is)

    Lindsey Byrnes​These days, you can tack on whatever label to Margaret Cho and it would be accurate--comedian, actor, reality TV star, singer. Yup, singer. On her first musical full-length, Cho Dependent, she collaborated with  Andrew Bird, Tegan and Sara, Fiona Apple, Patty Gri ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 12, 2009

    Margaret Cho

    Brea Improv

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2009

    Maragret Cho

    Irvine Improv

  • Film

    April 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    What You Missed Over the Weekend: Margaret Cho

    She opened Saturday night's show with a scowl and a simple "I really fucking hate Sarah Palin." It may seem obvious—particularly from a bleedin' heart lib, fag hag, Christian right-hatin' (and, notably: former Sunday school teacher) comedienne like Margaret Cho. She was met with cheers of course. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2008

    One Missed Opportunity

    ONE MISSED CALL, based on a Japanese movie I’ve never seen that was in turn based upon a Japanese novel I never read, is unfortunately not a movie I will wholeheartedly recommend. It has moments, and gets very close to being something worthwhile, but just when it’s about to get there, it pulls b ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2007
  • News

    November 2, 2006

    Yellow Fever

    They got it bad, and that aint good

  • Columns

    February 19, 2004

    How Will We Know?

    Only our vaginas know for sure!

  • Features

    May 30, 2002

    War! Huh?

    Welcome to the summer of love at a theater near you

  • Unknown

    March 28, 2002