Boy George recently released his first album in 18 years, titled This Is What I Do. The album contains catchy reggae-based tracks and slow melodic gems infused with country sounds. Boy George explained the seemingly odd genre juxtaposition to The Quietus: "...'Karma Chameleon' is a bit country! Co ... More >>
Hitman Fight Gear's Daniel Diaz and his war with the legendary MMA label
The 'second fiddle' steps out on her own
Russell and Taylor Armstrong.Sad news in the real-life world of the Real Housewives. Russell Armstrong, the estranged husband of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Taylor Armstrong, was found dead in his bedroom last night. The 47-year-old venture capitalist hanged himself, according ... More >>
Missy Elliott reveals she's had Graves' disease--an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid--since 2008. Elliott told People Magazine that the symptoms came suddenly: "I was [driving and] trying to put my foot on the brake, but my leg was jumping. I couldn't keep the brake down and almo ... More >>
Irvine Barclay Theatre
From party girl to Oscar winner, Sofia Coppola's journey to 'Somewhere'
If being a celebrity and having a perfume line is the true mark of success, the sad corollary is that audiences think dousing themselves in the "wet ozone" notes of Paris Hilton's product will make you fun and vacuous as well, or that wearing "Unforgivable Woman" by Puffy Combs (aka. P. Diddy/Sea ... More >>
The reality-TV show has become increasingly contrived, all but abandoning the notion of being 'unwritten'
The main reason Lauryn Hill's rumored Rock the Bells performance got everyone's panties up in a bunch isn't because it was untrue. It's because everyone misses The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Lauryn. Everyone knows her recent live sets have been harrowing--audiences were subject to two hour ... More >>
The revelations contained in former first lady Laura Bush's new memoir are coming fast and furious.She and Dubya may have been poisoned at a G8 summit! She once lost her faith! She spied Prince Charles taking a nip from a hip flask! She still feels guilty about killing a dude at 17! She may suppo ... More >>
UPDATE: More hater-ific biographical details about Jesse James' alleged mistress. Courtesy of West Coast ChopperPeek-a-boo!The bitch would be the West Coast Chopper owner's pet pitbull pup, Cinnabun.Who did you think I was referring to?
Christine Shively, an "Angel" and an "All-Star Among Us."Major League Baseball has announced that Newport Beach resident Christine Shively and four other "All-Stars Among Us" will be saluted by all five living U.S. presidents before Tuesday's All-Star Game in St. Louis.(It's a good thing the MLB str ... More >>
WikicommonsYou know what's funny? Earthquake coverage. To be specific: coverage of moderate earthquakes. NPR's coverage of the devastating Chengdu tremor in 2008 can be called many things, but not "funny" isn't one of them.When a 4.7 quake hits Southern California, as one did last night, you have to ... More >>
The OC Weekly--as in ORANGE COUNTY Weekly--plot for Los Angeles media market domination has been slow to achieve but persistent, as evidenced by the impressive showing Weeklings make on the Los Angeles Press Club's list of finalists for the 51st annual SoCal Journalism Awards.Winners will be announc ... More >>
The El Toro Shuffle? The Great Park Gavotte? The Irvine Ranch Water District Toxic Waltz? We should come up a name for the little dance. It's a simple four step dance, and very familiar one. Scientists point out a looming environmental threat and call for government action. The Bush administration, ... More >>
Two films that played in Orange County in March and April to wide critical acclaim--if by "wide critical acclaim" you mean "received positive reviews from OC Weekly"--will screen up the road in that little berg that natives call Los Angeles in the days ahead. Of Quality of Life, a drama about the l ... More >>
Joshua Bells concert violin is easy on the ears and eyes
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Jesse James and the gradual degreasing of the West Coast Chopper
The naked life and veiled death of a Playboy Playmate
He turns 91 this week, so its possible Ronald Reagan cant remember. But Jim Washburn cant forget
15 Minutes and Company Man
Is the best thing about the Moseleys their clean, close shave?
No, its waking up in their arms.
Inside the collapse of the Mossimo empire
Charles Bukowskis real art was himself
Web gives all gubernatorial candidates a forum