With prosperity gospel preachers running amok, activist Bill Talen, better known as Reverend Billy, has spread the good news of life after shopping. For almost 15 years, no dark lair of crass consumerism has been safe from the educational antics of his firebrand-style of guerrilla street theater per ... More >>
The Mayan end-of-days' days passed without the world ending, but you suspect that won't stop the subjects of Rob VanAlkemade's gripping (and surefire) new documentary from preparing for what they believe to be the inevitable.Training for the Apocalypse, which premiered on NatGeo last spring and is n ... More >>
McDonald's just isn't real food. So, it would make sense that something so fake, so artificial, and so full of preservatives would not be able to house mold. So, we at the OC Weekly, being as eager to jump on the McDonald's hating bandwagon as everyone else - decided to put this rumor to the test.
Anyone who has seen Michael Blieden's seminal Super High Me knows that his Morgan Spurlock (comedian Doug Benson) lost weight while off pot for 30 days and gained back mucho poundage smoking the herb daily for the following month. Keep that in mind while checking out UC Irvine pharmacology profes ... More >>
Ad Age broke the news that the Golden Arches will begin a campaign to teach kids better nutrition. Unless you've been living in a hole the past two decades, you'd know that the company has long been criticized by health advocates of peddling unhealthy food to impressionable minds. It has become f ... More >>
What can I get for two dollars?There's a plaza on the corner of Trabuco and Bake in Lake Forest that houses a McDonalds. For a buck, you can indulge in processed sausage burritos, sausage McMuffins, a small cuppa joe, a sausage biscuit and/or hash browns. If you require a drive-thru, and want to ... More >>
Amidst calls and petitions for McDonald's to fire Ronald McDonald and stop marketing to kids, a 57-year-old man named Don Gorske has reached a remarkable milestone: he ate his 25,000th Big Mac, 39 years after eating his first.
Surely by now you've heard about the bizarre results of the McDonald's Happy Meal experiment that hit the web this week.
If you haven't, here's the story in a nutshell: New York-based artist Sally Davies bought a Happy Meal back in April, brought it home, but didn't eat it.
Instead she put ... More >>
Keith MaySuper Girl, super flexible.First discussed in February of this year, and confirmed earlier this week, a documentary about the annual Comic-Con International in San Diego is about to go into production. The team behind it is sort of an all-star roster in the intersection of film and geeks ... More >>
Co-producer Larkin Akel, a resident of Irvine, will be appearing this weekend at the Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. screenings of her movie Chalk, opening at the Westpark cinema, 3755 Alton Pkwy., Irvine.
I had a chance to see Chalk last year at the Los Angeles Film Festival, before it was officially ... More >>