• Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    Locals Only: Common Kings Are Royals

    Common Kings are poised for a major breakout. They just came off a tour with Justin Timberlake--13 dates across Australia and New Zealand--and for their debut LP, Hits and Mrs. (due mid-January), they're in the studio with a team of A-list producers that includes Timberlake's longtime co-songwriter/ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2014

    Free Donuts at Donut Bar Grand Opening Saturday in Fountain Valley

    Donut Bar, which is officially titled "Orange County's Donut Bar" since the original in San Diego is called "San Diego's Donut Bar", has been in soft opening mode in Fountain Valley. They offer the same, constantly updated donut menu that changes daily. Some of the flavors offered: Samoa, which is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    San Diego's Donut Bar To Open in Fountain Valley

    Fountain Valley recently welcomed Afters, a new dessert shop that stuffed ice cream into its donuts. By comparison, the new Donut Bar, with its maple bacon topped donuts is old hat. This new donut shop is officially titled Orange County's Donut Bar--the original is called San Diego's Donut Bar.

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2013

    Earl Sweatshirt - Coachella - April 12, 2013

    Earl Sweatshirt Coachella April 12, 2013By: Jeff Weiss It was past midnight in Coachella's Gobi Tent when Tyler, the Creator climbed the scaffolding like a gargoyle. He clung to the metal bars above the stage with one arm, ready to pounce on the crowd at any moment. Earl Sweatshirt rapped with a bl ... More >>

  • Music

    October 4, 2012

    The Big Island Sound of Tini Grey

    [Locals Only] The Samoan singer/songwriter stays true to his legendary roots

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Girl Scouts Candy Bar Available for Pre-Order Tomorrow!

    Girl Scout cookie season is long gone here in OC, but if you're like me and "accidentally" finished the stash that was supposed to last you through the year, you can get your fix another way.       Remember when we wrote about the elusive Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Cookie Can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Meet the New Girl Scout Cookie

    ​The (23rd) most wonderful time of the year, Girl Scout cookie season, starts this month, and there's a new girl on the block. Meet Savannah Smiles, a lemon-wedge cookie dusted in powdered sugar. She sounds sweet. But do you think she'll fit in with the others? I heard Samoa is kind of a brat.&nbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Gout Increasing in the United States As Americans Getting Fatter than Ever

    ​Gout was historically known as the disease of kings blah blah blah--you know, because they ate so much and did so little (although it must be said the only reason Henry VIII became husky was because of an injury he suffered--for a truly chubby, shiftless bon vivant, you have to look to the French ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Peace Corp are Back--and George Fryer is Still Angry

    Peace Corp back in the day​George Fryer is still pissed. Maybe you've seen the former Peace Corp frontman in his more recent, unperturbed project, the George Fryer Combo. He spends Sundays nursing others' hangovers at King Neptune's, or Saturday nights singing sweet love to trophy wives at places ... More >>

  • Music

    August 21, 2008
  • Film

    April 13, 2006

    Uncomfortably Numb

    Truth is no stranger than fiction in Self Medicated

  • Food

    June 30, 2005
  • Culture

    December 16, 2004

    The History of O

    Jonathan Margolis Observes the Orgasm

  • Music

    September 20, 2001

    Parasites Like Me

    The Angry Samoans darkest secret

  • Music

    October 19, 2000


    Coffee talk with George Fryer