Orlando (Florida)

  • Film

    October 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    We Call Bullshit on "Best U.S. Cities for Bros" List For Glaring Omission of Huntington Beach

    OC Weekly hereby calls bullshit on (beats the hell out of us who that is also) for a glaring omission on its list of "The 18 Best U.S. Cities for Bros." Oxford, Mississippi? New Haven, Connecticut? Los The Fuck Angeles? For gosh sakes: Surf City INVENTED bros.Bro.

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Monday, February 25 Ramona Falls Constellation Room Brent Knopf was the polymath co-founder of Portland's Menomena, the impressively (or was that intimidatingly?) creative band that would reverse-engineer their live songs from an insane collection of custom loops--kind of like an indie rock band d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Will Disney's Southland Diss Be Knott's Gain?

    Disneyland and California Adventure, which are practically printing money these days they've been so successful with the whole Cars Land thing, announced earlier this week the end to the Southern California resident program that provided reduced admission prices to locals.Perhaps the Mouse House's s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 21, 2013


    The Observatory

  • Film

    November 8, 2012

    'Miami Connection' Is So Good It's Good

    Drafthouse Films brings you Richard Park's kung fu '80s electro-funk flick of your dreams

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    God Cockblocks Benny and Suzanne Hinn Remarriage

    Benny and Suzanne Hinn, whose pending divorce produced some of the most-viewed posts in Navel Gazing history, were fixing to be remarried by Pentecostal pastor Jack Hayford Friday at the Orlando, Florida, Calvary Assembly where the re-bride's father once ministered. But that's now on hold because so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Disney World To Open Beauty and The Beast Restaurant

    We may have the original here in Orange County, California; but it seems that when it comes to Disney Parks, the second born gets all the fun. Disney World is putting the finishing touches of a Beauty and the Beast restaurant in Orlando, Florida called "Be Our Guest." The 500-seat eatery will be set ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Katella High Students in Finals of National Cooking Contest RIGHT NOW

    As I type, a group of students from Katella High School are prepping as California's entrant in the national Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) STAR culinary arts finals in Orlando, Florida. Let's all stop reading, close our eyes, collectively send good karma their...and back t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    How Do You Follow the Disney California Adventure Re-Do? Make Hulk Mad

    How do you follow a boffo grand re-opening weekend at Disney's California Adventure?By marrying future expansion plans with a comic-book series whose movie franchise is drawing boffo box office around the world.

  • News

    June 7, 2012

    Welcome Back, Jim Crow

    [Crossing the Line] New laws in dozens of states could take out Barack Obama this fall

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Starbucks To Open at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure

    The Happiest Place on Earth will soon become The Most Caffeinated Place on Earth. Starbucks will be coming to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure, it was announced today on the Disney Parks blog. The first location is set to open in June at California Adventure. It will be located i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Man Overboard's Chain Reaction Show is Sold Out, But You Can Still Watch It TONIGHT

    ​Don't cry if you didn't get a Man Overboard ticket to the Chain Reaction show tonight in Anaheim. Thank your technology gods, because the band is streaming the show on Fans can log in at watch the show for $2.99.&n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Red Hot Chili Peppers Reschedule Tour Due to Foot Injuries

    ​Red Hot Chili Peppers postponed their upcoming U.S. tour supporting their Grammy-nominated snoozefest, I'm With You, due to multiple foot injuries sustained by lead singer Anthony Kiedis. According to a statement, "Kiedis recently underwent surgery to remove a crushed sesamoid bone and correct a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Van Halen Announce Tour Dates: Staples Center on June 1, Honda Center June 12

    ​Van Halen finally announced their tour dates today, and it is massive. The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductees announced the dates at an intimate performance in New York's Café Wha?. The tour will begin on Feb. 18., with Kool & The Gang joining Van Halen for select tour dates. And as the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Disneyland to Stay Open for 24 Hours Straight

    ​Ever wish you could ride Space Mountain at 3:30 in the morning?You now have your chance! Learn more after the jump.

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    The Guardian on TBN's Holy Land Experience Theme Park in Orlando

    ​We're all working past the fifteenth tamale here, so excuse us if we're almost a week late to the hilarious write-up that the British paper The Guardian did on the Holy Land Experience, the Orlando fundamentalist Christian theme park owned and operated by our Trinity Broadcasting Network.Reporter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Young the Giant Performing at the VMAs

    ​Young the Giant are the home boys that sneakily made good--Morrissey loves them, they've played the Weenie Roast, are opening for Incubus on tour this year...and today MTV announced that Young the Giant will make their VMA performance debut at the 2011 Video Music Awards. The lineup for VMA perf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Hospital Workers Get Sent To Disney School to Learn Customer Service Skills

    Health in WalesWill these be our new doctors? ​Here's further proof that we live in a Disney world. No, not Disney World, the Orlando theme park, but a world run by the Disney megacorporation.  Kaiser Health News reports that a growing number of hospitals are turning to the Mouse for hel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Adele Announces Rescheduled North American Tour Dates

    ​Hurrah! Hurrah! Today Adele announced her rescheduled North American tour dates on her website. A few days ago she posted a note to her fans saying the decision to cancel the tour "was a devastating decision to make, but i really had no choice. i had to give my voice 2 weeks rest or risk permane ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    It's Not a Sign from God: OC Atheists Spread the Word

    "What the hell?"​An Orange County secular group has put up a billboard at a busy Huntington Beach corner informing atheists they do not walk alone in their lack of faith."Don't Believe in God? You Are Not Alone" states the sign at Beach Boulevard and Edinger Avenue, which also includes "OrangeCoR. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    You'll Flip Over Pat Robertson Seminar in Costa Mesa

    ​From 2-4 p.m. Friday, associate professor of history David Marley hosts a seminar at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa based on his 2007 book, Pat Robertson: An American Life. "This is a fantastic lecture for VU students because Pat Robertson is such an influential and important person in Chris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Is Disney Hiding Poor Park Attendance Statistics?

    ​Disney may have just surpassed 100 million fans on Facebook, but according to the OC Register, they've also stopped releasing attendance statistics of its Anaheim and Orlando theme parks. And--really!--you might want to care about this: Disney is a vital component to the local economy, as it is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Warped Tour Annouces 2011 Dates

    ​The dates for the 2011 edition of the Warped Tour have been announced; this year, it kicks off in Dallas. There's no information on venues or performers yet, but  the tour will be in Pomona July 1, San Diego, August 9 and LA on August 10. Tickets are already available for $45--you can buy t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Sarah Palin, Mama Grizzlies to Infest Anaheim

    ​A day after surviving a swarm of Secret Service agents, central Orange County will withstand an infestation of mama grizzlies.Mox just told you about Bill Clinton attending a campaign rally for Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) in Santa Ana on Friday, Oct. 15. Sarah Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Something Corporate Fall Tour Announced! gaiz! Can't wait to see you again!​Guitarist Josh Partington may have gotten a law degree and vocalist/pianist Andrew McMahon may have formed Jack's Mannequin since the quintessential OC alt-rock band Something Corporate toured the country, but that doesn't make fans miss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Jack Johnson Announces Tour Dates, 98 Percent of Orange County Celebrates

    Christopher VictorioJack Johnson, wearing a Save Trestles T-shirt, performing at the Irvine Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 29, 2008.​​Chief mellow music maker Jack Johnson has announced a new slew of tour dates for his upcoming To The Sea Tour, spanning from early July on the East Coast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Virgin America Aborts OC Flights

    Hello . . . and goodbye: Virgin America pulled out all the stops--and skin--to celebrate the launch of Orange County service last May.​Virgin America will cancel flights to John Wayne Airport beginning in May, a year after launching service between Orange County and San Francisco.

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Lady Gaga Announces Tour, Skips Orange County

    ​OK, so we all know by now that the Kanye West/Lady Gaga show at the Honda Center, once scheduled for November 15, isn't happening. Heck, the whole "Fame Kills" tour isn't happening. But even though Kanye is dealing with his own post-Taylor Swift issues, the hope still remained that the seemingly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Are OC Republicans Lying or Businessmen Stupid for Leaving Country's Most Popular State?

    ​The kind of Orange County Republicans who would launch a recall of a Southern California politician from their own party tell you higher taxes are driving businesses out of California. They'll compare Cali's various tax rates with a backwater state like Nevada, or send their pupp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    New Albums for Three Warped Tour Bands

    Before they embark on the Warped Tour's maiden voyage to Pomona, there's one major house keeping issue that some bands chose to attend to before traveling all over the country playing to thousands. That usually involves cranking out a new album. Tomorrow, three of the tour's bands are releasing new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Out of the Pond, Echo Beach Mark World Premieres Tonight

    Two films make their world premieres at the Regency Lido Theatre tonight as part of the Newport Beach Film Festival's 2009 Action Sports Film Series.First, at 6:15 p.m., it's Out of the Pond, Irvine-based, action-sports clothier Billabong USA's new film from director Chris Heffner that follows the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Welcome to the Poor Haunted Mansion

    If you go to Disneyland this spring or summer, you'll find great deals on Park Hopper tickets. The question is whether there will be anyone there to sell you your tickets, take your tickets and grope you. Disney is eliminating 1,900 jobs at its domestic theme parks, most in Orlando (1,400) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Disneyland Suits Offered Buyouts

    Things are tough all over--even the Happiest Place on Earth.Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is offering buyouts to 600 executives in its theme parks in Anaheim and Florida and the Walt Disney Co. in Burbank, reports the Business Journal's Orlando and Los Angeles outlets.More than half of the buyouts a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    TBN Continuing to Turn into Disney

    It's an easy observation to note that the Trinity Broadcasting Network is a fevered Walt Disney dream come alive, what between the cartoonish qualities of Paul and Jan Crouch, their antebellum-style studios across the 405 Freeway from South Coast Plaza, and last year's purchase of the Holy Land Expe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2007

    HOB Cancels Shadows Fall Shows

    Shadows Fall: Tabooed off the stage by Disney. Two dates on Shadows Fall's upcoming Operation Annihilation tour with Static X have been canceled. Both were to occur at House of Blues venues located on property owned by the Walt Disney company. The Oct. 20 date scheduled at House of Blues in Orlando ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 8, 2007

    Diary of a Mad County

    Jan. 31-Feb. 6

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007

    We're doomed, doomed...

    … or maybe not. The AP reports: Evangelical broadcaster Pat Robertson said Tuesday that God has told him that a terrorist attack on the United States would cause a "mass killing" late in 2007. "I'm not necessarily saying it's going to be nuclear," he said during his news-and-talk television ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 30, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Nov. 22 - Nov. 28

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    Aptly Named

    Placebos skateboard-inspired Surfskate could be a ripping surfboard

  • Music

    December 30, 2004


    Hurricane Melvin, meet Hurricane Jeanne

  • Film

    September 30, 2004

    Fairies, Queens and handsome Princes

    Matt Marxtynn brings the Pixie Flix Fest to Disneyland

  • Music

    August 12, 2004
  • Columns

    November 13, 2003
  • Culture

    April 10, 2003

    Going Down

    Queens in the Kingdom is just too damn gay

  • Culture

    May 23, 2002

    Bosom Buddies, We Hardly Knew Ye

    What the hell, Shakespeare?

  • Columns

    December 20, 2001
  • News

    March 15, 2001

    Going Ballistic

    Headlines from around America

  • Culture

    September 9, 1999

    Dirty Hippies Do Shakespeare

    Groves updated Shakespeare works

  • Columns

    March 18, 1999
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