UPDATE, OCT. 30, 12:45 P.M.: One quote about a movie deserves a bunch of others: "What kind of movie is this?" "Man, you looked at that, I saw you!" "What is this gay shit?" "Some of y'all didn't turn your heads away!" "Man, I must've watched every episode of Everybody Hates Chris back in the ... More >>
And why do gabachos always sexualize Mexican women?
SECOND UPDATE, OCT. 5, 8:30 A.M.: So yesterday was one giant clusterfuck for the Register their new carriers, and their new press time to appease said carriers, so much so that the paper had to run an unsigned story on their website since last night explaining what was going on. But the biggest vi ... More >>
The love family, coaches and teammates have for a quarterback who died of cancer three months after his last game for the Cal Golden Bears is apparent in Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story. That love will be on display this afternoon when several talking heads from Bob Rider and Phil Schaaf's documentar ... More >>
Your cheat sheet for the Newport Beach Film Festival, from the parties to the flicks about speed-dating geezers
It's been more than a year now since my "50 Reasons Why Orange County is the Worst Effing Place in America" listicle scandalized so many, and I still get crap for it. I'll always stand by it, because everything in it was true. But to the haters, I offer this olive branch: at least we're not Los Ange ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexican restaurants play such loud music?
A comedy about a narcissist who meets his match, an actioner about a high school student out for revenge, dramas about an abused girl caring for her cancer-striken father and a lonely, self-harming girl with an imaginary friend, as well as documentaries about an adult female surfing club, the craft ... More >>
I especially like the title of a 12:30 panel at next weekend's two-day annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books for its helpful reminder and either existential celebration or complaint. "You are Here: Perspectives on Life in Southern California," featuring Times columnists suggests tha ... More >>
Jenna Haze, Aurora Snow, Dani Daniels and more of the 20 greatest adult film actors and actresses in OC history
[Hole In the Wall] The East Bay transplant brings its luscious wieners as part of our wave of outside regional chains
The so-called "madness" that comes along with the NCAA men's basketball tournament is into its second phase, and reconvening this evening at the Honda Center in Anaheim. The Sweet Sixteen. Sounds exciting, don't it? (Not really.)Beyond Duke, the sports media has been quick to dismiss the other th ... More >>
Tuesday came and went, possibly taking the Cal State Fullerton wrestling program with it.The university in September informed Titans grapplers they would have to raise $450,000 by March 1 if they wanted their sport to remain on campus."It doesn't look like we're going to make it," head coach Dan ... More >>
From Santa Ana to Texas to Capitol Hill, OC residents prove among the most prominent advocates of the DREAM Act
Tran: A bit of a RAHOWA man himself...To quote George Takei, "Oh my." Our little story about Loretta Sanchez railing against "Vietnamese" trying to take her congressional seat away from her and the Democrats has gone national, making the pages of the New York Times (with a proper citation for us ... More >>
To Make the Cosmos Right, USC Now has to Invite One of their Local GOP Joke Alumni...For some bizarre reason, UCLA--where I received a master's degree in Latin American Studies in 2003--has decided to invite me to give the school's undergrad commencement speech this year. Yeah, I'm wondering what ... More >>
Rory Markas (right) with Mark Gubicza.Memorial services this week for Angels play-by-play announcer Rory Markas will be private.
All eyes from the University of California system, and some from outside it, will be on UCLA today and tomorrow. No, not to observe the Bruins licking their wounds from Monday night's embarrassing loss to Cal State Fullerton on the Pauley Pavilion hardwood. It's at UCLA where the UC Board of ... More >>
Proud Bruin and MuslimSpeaking of Faith is one of the country's better public radio shows, a thoughtful, hour-long examination of faith in its many manifestations that local listeners can find every Sunday at 3 p.m. on KPCC-FM 89.3. Last week, the show devoted itself to Muslim listener-submitted ... More >>
Reed Diehl, during better days at Cal.UPDATED WITH THE TWO CENTS OF THE FBI...With the guilty plea in a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme entered by Reed Diehl, the standout Mater Dei High School center who went on to an impressive college football career at the University of California and a brief ... More >>
The great !Ask a Mexican! naming debate
Good food trumps ugly Americanism at Meejana
Sigh. The LA Times reports today that the Los Angeled Police Department officer who paid for the now-infamous letter to Spanish-speaking immigrants in Orange County is none other than Mark Nguyen. Mark is said to have paid $4,000 for the letter's dissemination under a fake name, and he lives with th ... More >>
In 10 years, Memphis has become the center of Orange County's hipperati universe
How the Brotherhood of Eternal Love Became OCs Hippie Mafia
From the OC Weekly Archives - Jan. 3, 1997
Chris Ziegler spent 25 days on the road with diosmaybe the 25 most important days of their careerand he ended up in a Detroit hospital.
Orange County, California: 2001
We get Lit at the Weenie Roast