Photo by John GilhooleyMike: the love boat captain"The Martha Stewart of Gay Sex Parties"--a Feb. 6, 2008, Weekly story by Rich Kane on a man named Mike and the "fabulously popular sex parties for gay men" he'd been hosting in Central Orange County for 14 years--was just honored for its refreshin ... More >>
The big news of the weekend was the OC Weekly's two wins at the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies Awards in Philadelphia. Gustavo Arellano took home the award for Best Column with "Ask A Mexican" while R. Scott Moxley bagged second place in the prestigious public service category for his cover ... More >>
This weekend began on Thursday thanks to Rockstar Energy's Taste of Chaos tour coming to Long Beach arena. Weekly staffers and freelancers headed out and experienced the shenanigans reporting back later, hung over and rocked out. Music Editor Dave Segal spent Friday taking in Crystal Castles at Det ... More >>
This weekend found OCW's Le Receptionist, Leslie Agan, at the opening night of Phantom of The Opera at OCPAC. While our oh-so-fabulous Music Editor Dave Segal was at Kitsch Bar in Costa Mesa catching the diverse and excellent Steve "aDJective" Fisch. As usual, Managing Editor Rich Kane spent Satur ... More >>
On Friday night, Dave Segal watched London duo, Black Ghosts, put on one of the better hipster-dance live shows he's seen in a while. Saying, "It was kind of like a combination of Daft Punk and Chemical Brothers, full of aggressive beats, filthy synth textures and sing-along tunes." Saturday found ... More >>
2007: A year to remember
Our very own lovable and cuddly ME, Rich Kane, is receiving an award tonight for the fabulousness of some pieces he wrote about toxic waste while at the Inland Empire Weekly. The Center for Community Action & Environmental Justice will present him with the Dr. Zweig Health Advocate Award tonight ... More >>
Hey, you know how hard it is to tell what the weather's like outside? Wait...you don't? Oh right, we don't really have "weather," per se. But imagine if you did, and let's say, hypothetically, you lived someplace where it could be cold outside even if the sun's still shining, like maybe Canada (do w ... More >>
Remember Rich Kane? Our longtime music editor and author of the immortal LowBallAssChatter column? Who personified all that was/is wonderful and snarky about your favorite rag? But mysteriously disappeared from our pages in 2005? And ended up in the Inland Empire Weekly, a paper started by longtime ... More >>
You know who else had lots of supporters? Ted Bundy
A steaming pile of maudlin tripe.
...Wait. Strike that Last One.
Letters to the Weeklys much-esteemed Music Editor
Lead singer of Motorsoule, cab driver