See the update at the end of this post about the Twitter war between Jameson and supporters of President Barack Obama.ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 3, 3:23 P.M.: Retired porn star Jenna Jameson took a break from proclaiming her innocence in her recent DUI crash in Westminster and running around her Huntington ... More >>
Richard Lewis shouldn't be interviewed, he should be listened to. With a career that has spanned decades, his stories and experiences read like a novel. It would seem like this self-deprecating comic has no reason to be blue when it comes to his career and yet, he's been hugely successful by do ... More >>
The 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival opening night: very Jewy.Not that there's anything wrong with that.The 13th annual festival opened at Big Newport Thursday night with the world premiere of director/co-writer/co-producer Bryan Fogel's Jewtopia, which had an overflow audience next door to the larg ... More >>
When Venice musician Ken Elkinson released the 6-CD box set of ambient music called Music For Commuting last January, we're pretty sure he didn't intend for it to keep SoCal residents in a state of zen for a 53-hour period of freeway construction.While it wasn't intended just for commuting throug ... More >>
David Mamet's independent movie (and play that preceded it) Glengarry Glen Ross is about slick salesmen using underhanded tactics to rope in would-be property investors culled from what is known as "lead lists." The CEO of a San Clemente information company that sells such lists to telemark ... More >>
A mega-huge theatrical event takes place during the month of October: The Fullerton Shadows Festival, a month-long theater, music and film festival that will see 120 events at eight venues scattered around the city.
The kick-off to the event happens next Thursday: a screening of Mel Brooks' f ... More >>
Anyone who has had the pleasure of experiencing a musical at the Chance Theater knows that the Anaheim-based troupe kicks butt in terms of staging sophisticated, grown-up musicals. Recent offerings of the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine art-infused Sunday in the Park with George, the tribal rock-mu ... More >>
Say it ain't so! "Weezer's Rivers Cuomo hospitalized following bus accident."Kennedy Center honors Bruce Springsteen, jazz pianist/composer Dave Brubek, opera singer Grace Bumbry--plus Robert De Niro (seen chatting with the Boss) and Mel Brooks, who probably gave the best acceptance speech. Morriss ... More >>
Either an evil crew in "Spaceballs" or Black and Decker corporate dickwads.William Medina, 25, believes he got sacked from a Black and Decker warehouse job in Rialto because the company brass misinterpreted a 14-word message he posted on Twitter. He explained to the San Bernardino Sun that he recent ... More >>
South Coast Repertory and Orange County Performing Arts Center are doing something bold this month. They are collecting from audiences at each venue's shows non-perishable food that will be donated to the Orange County Food Bank, whose services are needed more than ever. Nice, you're saying, but wha ... More >>
Trailer is shown for the Get Smart movie, starring Steve Carell. Looks like a big-budget deal. Anne Hathaway is super-hot as Agent 99; Terrence Stamp is Siegfried, leader of KAOS. The Rock is Agent 22, Alan Arkin is the CHief, and it looks like WWE monstrosity Great Khali is in there too.
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