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  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Ravers Show Us How to Dress at Ultra 2013

    By: Liz Tracy They danced. They rolled. They yelled: Glitter! Yes, these are ten talkative fashionistas of Ultra Music Festival 2013. Certainly, there were some better dressed, and others more sensibly garbed. But the following folks found during night one of 2013's three-day shit fest -- they we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Top Five Essential No Limit Soldier Tracks

    With yesterday being Veteran's Day, we at the Weekly were reminded of how the late 90s wouldn't have been the same without the contributions of Master P's No Limit Soldiers. From their beginnings in California through their rise to national prominence with some of New Orleans' finest, No Limit Recor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    BlizzCon 2011 Highlights

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​BlizzCon 2011 took place in the Anaheim Convention Center over the weekend. As a celebration of some of gaming's most popular franchises, Blizzard used this opportunity to make many announcements of release of new content for their WarCraft, StarCraft, and Diablo gam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Top Five Funny Kanye West Tumblrs

    via Fuck Yeah Yeezy ​Considering the man has long been a meme in his own right, it was only a matter of time before the tumblr community hopped on the Kanye West schtick. And since the whole I'mma Let You Finish thing is pretty much dead and buried, we've tracked down the funniest and most curren ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Introducing 'Where Da Cash At?' by 3vajayjay

    ​Looking for this week's "Friday"? You're in luck. Even though it's only Tuesday, we found you the new Rebecca Black. Introducing 3Vajayjay, also known as the makers of the new "It's So Cold in the D." The song could be about prostitution...or about where to buy 3XL lingerie...or Pokemon.&nbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    7 Racist Video Games You Had No Idea Were Racist

    ​Racism isn't always obvious. From time to time, a number of blatantly racist video games are released, and everyone goes apeshit. There are rare situations, however, when the racism isn't as obvious. These are the situations in which thoughtless stereotypes are used, or when games touch upon infl ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 30, 2010

    'Congratulations On Your Recent Death!'

    A list of lists from our Heard Mentality blog's culture coverage

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    What You Missed: Cosplay Gathering, Roller Girls, Fuck Yeah Fest, Rock the Runway

    Christopher VictorioRussell from Up, some decades later...​On a beeeautiful Saturday afternoon, Cosplayers of all kinds--from Snow White and Naruto to Pedo Bear and Mortal Kombat--gathered at Craig Regional Park in Fullerton for a SoCal Cosplay meet-up. There were hot anime babes dressed up in p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Top Five Most Interesting Video Game Moms

    Mother's Day is just around the corner, and it's the one time of year in which you have the opportunity to express your love and respect for the woman that raised and nurtured you. Whether you celebrate this day with breakfast in bed, family gatherings, or macaroni cards, your mother deserves to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Video Game Shopping for All Stereotypes! Spring 2010 Edition

    Gamers know that the best games of the year don't necessarily arrive near the Holiday Season. Previously known for the long months of little or no game releases, spring is now a popular release time frame for some of the industry's most popular titles. Game publishers have learned to avoid the Holid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    Wacky Snacks: Chic Choc

    Photo by Edwin Goei​Name: Chic Choc Origin: Korea Found at: Freshia, Tustin Cost: $2.50

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Love in the Time of Pokémon: Raichu Proposes to Pikachu

    True love knows no bounds (or sense of shame). While we've all seen public proposals at sporting events, this adventurous young romantic popped the question to his lady love while both were cosplaying as Pokémon characters at Anime Weekend Atlanta earlier this fall. Is it sort of inappropriate that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Kanye West Photoshop Craze in Full Effect

    ​Move over, lolcats. The hot new Photoshopped macro thing is all about Kanye West, playing off the infamous Taylor Swift Incident (TM) at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards. You can find dozens of such images--of wildly varying degrees of funniness--right here. It's weird how many of them have to do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Gettin' Made: Burn, Baby Burn... Some Candles!

    Are you one of those people that keeps candles around the house without burning them? Wait, really? You are? What're you saving them for? Seriously, you're missing out. Today OC Weekly chats with John Sutton of Maddie Kates hand-poured soy candles - rumor is he has over 400 different candle s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Incoming: Mew at Detroit Bar

    Casper Sejersen​This is a big one. Danish showgazers Mew, one of the best bands to ever share a name with a Pokemon, are coming to the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa on September 7. Tickets are on sale now for $18.Mew have been touring with Nine Inch Nails, and will be main support for their farewell t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Because You're Ugly: It's Not Too Late!

    Look, it's not too late. Jump in the car, drive. See something in her size? Are Pokemon still cool? What's a Ped Egg?--just fucking grab it at this point. Hey, Macy's is even staying open until midnight today and tomorrow for people like you. Hurry. South Coast Plaza: Mon.-Tues., 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Chr ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 16, 2008
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    March 20, 2008
  • Film

    March 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 14, 2007

    Caffeine 'n' Cartoons

    So what's up with the dude on this coffee package? The label says "high octane," but he looks like he's just kinda chill. Maybe the motorcycle drank the coffee instead. I don't even like coffee much, but Starbucks keeps sending me stuff in the mail, like a $5 gift card recently -- II guess the make ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2007


    An Introduction to Japanese Sake

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2007

    Screw the Mariners: We Love 'Em!

    The premise was as simple as it's hackneyed: in anticipation of a mega-baseball series, writers from each city would trash the other team. At least that's what I proposed to Mike Seely, managing editor for our brother paper to the north, Seattle Weekly, because your Anaheim Angels and his Seattle Ma ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007

    Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Nog

    Pirate's Christmas Dinner Adventure

  • Features

    August 9, 2007

    Confessions of a Comic-Con Virgin

    A non-geek follows the king of geekdom into the heart of dorkness

  • Film

    May 31, 2007

    Sheer Kon

    Paprikas director is hard to pin down, but he wants you to try

  • Music

    September 21, 2006
  • Culture

    April 27, 2006


    Pogs? Are back?

  • Film

    June 30, 2005

    Turning Japanese

    Anime, superheroes and the outsourcing of the American imagination

  • Culture

    July 22, 2004

    Tween-Girl Crack

    The education of Paul Frank

  • Film

    July 1, 2004

    Cartoon geekboys are go!

    Anime Expo 2004 descends into the heart of Disney

  • Food

    June 17, 2004

    Take Me Out to the Brawl Game

    Brotherly love at Larrys Pizza

  • Columns

    November 27, 2003

    Flip the Bird This Thanksgiving

    Coincidentally, Clammy-Condom Chowder Claims Cloud Courts

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    Panda Punk!

    Peelander Z made themselves from noodles

  • Supplement

    November 28, 2002

    Fear Bikes Out

    Panic about kids and the rise of the neighborhood bike

  • Film

    January 3, 2002

    Bottoms Up!

    The worst in 2001 movies

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    A Father of Punk

    Mike Ness and the importance of roots

  • Columns

    May 24, 2001
  • Unknown

    April 26, 2001
  • Columns

    October 12, 2000

    Naked! In A Freaking Truck!

    And other highlights of a not-weak week

  • Features

    September 14, 2000

    Happy Anniversary!

    Five years of Wedded Dis

  • Features

    September 14, 2000

    Exclusive Interview!

    We found someone as old as the Weekly

  • Features

    August 10, 2000

    Pigs! Pigs! Pigs! They're Porkin It up!

    And 26 other observations about the Orange County Fair

  • Music

    May 4, 2000

    Hip! Hop! Shop!

    Black Guys Imitating White Guys Imitating Black Guys: The strange end of the hip-hop revolution

  • Columns

    March 16, 2000


    Digital Monsters 2000

  • Features

    February 17, 2000

    The Domestic Life of a Porn Star

    Porn stars are different from you and me. They have more sex.

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    Star Crossed

    Celebrity-bashing thrives, gets its own search engine

  • Culture

    December 23, 1999
  • Culture

    December 9, 1999

    Byrning Down the House of Cards

    David Byrnes look at advertising looking at us

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Notes on a Bloodstained Band Flier

    Samiam/Farside/Shades Apart/Jesse & the Rockers
    Chain Reaction
    Wednesday, Nov. 17

  • Columns

    July 22, 1999

    The Huckster Cometh

    A salute to The Orange County Register

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