Better Than: Watching the Olympics. Download: "Threshold Apprehension" from the official Black Francis Myspace page. I would estimate that sixty percent of indie/alternative rock bands formed in the last ten years would directly cite The Pixies as an influence. Who can forget the closing credits ... More >>
AUDIO OVERLOAD BATTLE FINALS, 7:30 p.m. We've got ourselves a spin off (the DJ kind, not the sitcom variety). Chain Reaction 1652 W. Lincoln Ave. Anaheim CA 92801 714-635-6067 LECTURE: COLE PORTER, 1 p.m. I've got you under my skin. Bowers Museum of Cultural Art 2002 N. Main St. Santa Ana CA 92701 ... More >>
I do not understand you festival audiences. You have standing before you John Ratzenberger, comedic genius from CHEERS and every Pixar feature ever. He’s improvising hilarious off-the-cuff remarks, and undoubtedly has great stories to tell. And what do you do? Ignore him, and ask the director the ... More >>
Bud Light No More, You Pick Again: My-Thuan Tran reports this morning that the “Starbucks generation” of Vietnamese Americans “couldn’t stand dingy” Little Saigon restaurants and is building “stylish and spotless . . . swank” restaurants in response. Bao Tran, 34, quit a job in insura ... More >>
Soft porn king Joe Francis, one of OC's scariest people, launched a PR offensive this week from his Washoe County Detention Facility cell near Reno. MeetJoeFrancis.com offers a 10-page retelling of his past and current legal woes, including the civil contempt and tax evasion charges that landed him ... More >>
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OnDVD: Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
The Abandoned; Days of Glory (Indigenes); Reno 911!: Miami; Starter for Ten
If you read Monday's Los Angeles "By God" Times Business section (and why would you?), you might've choked on your French Roast when you came on C3's three-quarter page advert announcing the California Bear is missing from the state flag. The gloomy gray gus informed that the Grizzly "grew tired of ... More >>
Reno 911!s Tom Lennon wears short shorts. And hates them!
The Girl goes to Vegas, or, as we like to call it, OC East
Sex, salvation and sacrifice on Springsteens Devils & Dust
The Boneyard Tryst
I Put the Me in Me!
May rode 6,500 miles to get you to look at his photos
Oedipal dreams in The Deep End and The Others
Chemistry of Change explodes
Take an ace/deuce/yo, please, and one for the dealers
After the big-time, Mirainga just want to have fun
What the hell are you listening to?
Hope and heartbreak, with supersecret special guest appearances!
Warren G chills
Airport foes share their pain online