A family guy who enjoys a round of golf, Christian De La Vara shares a little insight into his hectic life. He says it like it is in the second half of his chef interview. Happy Holidays and see you next year!Read our interview with Christian De La Vara of Brunos, Part One.And now, on to Part Two . ... More >>
As OC Weekly print readers nearing Medicare age know, your humble servant contributed a weekly news digest column called A Clockwork Orange, which some allege was a precursor to Navel Gazing. Remnants still exist somewhere on the webby-nets and in my garage.Well, I am happy to report that some Holly ... 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 >>
Time trip back to January, when Corona del Mar actor Ben York Jones was blogging for the Weekly from the 2011 Sundance Film Festival (when he wasn't taking bows for the U.S. Dramatic Competition winner he co-wrote with Santa Ana-bred Drake Doremus, Like Crazy).A film that Jones caught by the fest ... More >>
Earlier today, I posted about the documentary Con Artist, which follows the ups and downs of "business artist" Mark Kostabi's controversial career. The review mentions the artistic Orange County roots of the film's New York-based subject and filmmaker. Alas, you have to go to LA to see it (or put ... More >>
What do beautiful chefs and burrito bowls have in common? A new culinary competition starting March 6 on NBC. America's Next Great Restaurant will feature judges Bobby "I'd rather throwdown than admit your food is better than mine" Flay, reality-show cutie (untainted by Food Networ ... More >>
As you've probably gathered if you've read my rave review of the current Bowers Museum exhibition on the life of Benjamin Franklin, I've become a bit of a Franklin enthusiast overnight. So profound is my admiration for the show--and for Franklin himself--I rented documentaries from Netflix and sp ... More >>
www.marvel.comMark Millar's KICK-ASSThe ass-kicking super hero parody Kick-Ass, based on Mark MIllar's hit comic, was released on DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital Download formats yesterday (as well as Pay Per View and Netflix).Controversial to conservatives and other easily-offended types, the movie's p ... More >>
UPDATED WITH EYEWITNESS REPORT ON DJ MOM PANTS!Johnny Cash, the revenge-minded father of a dead teen porn star, Bijou Phillips, Julius Shulman, Kelly Lynch, "Kevin" from The Office, Vilmos Zsigmond and a sour-faced Kristen Scott Thomas. No, these are not my ideal players in the perfect poker game bu ... More >>
'This article is CRAP. This interview never happened, and falsifying information in that way is wrong for so many reasons. Mickey Mouse is a household name. Its like slandering Jesus; you just dont do it'