The provocative director of 'Spring Breakers' on the darkness beneath college partiers' booze, boobs and bad decisions.
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexicans always vote for Mexicans?
A thrilling corruption of the Disney princess set
Oh, sweet little "innocent" Taylor Swift. This 23-year-old country darling is known for belting out hit after hit while making teeny bopper girls squeal and making prepubescent boys play games of pocket pool. And even after all of the arenas she has sold out and all of the awards she has collected t ... More >>
By: Tessa StuartBoy band Allstar Weekend are Poway's answer to One Direction. The San Diego county-bred group got its start on the Disney Channel music competition Next Big Thing back in 2009. They took second place on that show, but the exposure helped the band ink a four-album deal with Hollyw ... More >>
In this new animated flick, a comic Dracula still kills
By Karina Longworth This is a blog post about two movies that were screened for the press within the first 24 hours of the Toronto Film Festival, both of which feature three-way sex scenes. In Spring Breakers, characters played by James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson "do it" in a swimmin ... More >>
Costa Mesa's steakhouse shrine to young hipsters and elderly cool cats alike knows the best is yet to come
For those of you not in the know, this past weekend up at the Commons in Calabasas, teen idol Justin Bieber allegedly punched a photographer. Yes, that's right, you read correctly. The Biebs, that little squeaky-clean fella who once caused a riot at Roosevelt Field in Long Island because he didn't s ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyIf there's one thing we learned in 2011, it's that Selena Gomez is one of a kind. SIKE! She's a product of the Disney "empire" and if there is one thing we know, it's that Disney pumps out the singing talents of kids faster than Kim Kardashian switches athletes. It's ... More >>
Wow, 2011 sure went by fast. And while our most popular posts had all the elements that make up the Interwebz (cats, Kreayshawn and Lil Wayne all made the list) we found that our biggest hits are made up of solid news coverage. Read on to see our most popular posts of 2011!
Bing.com, Microsoft's search engine, recently compiled its 2011 search trends for musicians and came up with some interesting results.Their list of the top ten most searched musicians is entirely made up of femme powerhouses (Who run da world?), save for the top slot, which was nabbed b ... More >>
KarminMany big-name talents like Justin Bieber, Cody Simpson and the now infamous Rebecca Black were discovered on YouTube, so it's no surprise that thousands of aspiring singers have taken to the video website in hopes of launching their own music careers. There are so many self-proclaimed YouTu ... More >>
Selena GomezJuly 24, 2011Pacific Amphitheatre First things first: It took 40 minutes to drive five miles through Costa Mesa, which can only mean something big was going down at the OC Fairgrounds. Yes, the OC Fair brings its share of a-holes on the road surrounding the venue, but tonight it w ... More >>
Bob Dylan, Chris Isaak, Big Time Rush, Selena Gomez & The Scene, Blake Shelton, Weezer, Bill Cosby, Kansas, B.B. King and more--the 2011 OC Fair may be themed "Let's Eat!" but it has a pretty stellar music lineup--maybe one of the best in recent years. Super Pass holders may purchase terrace ... More >>
[SUMMER GUIDE] Superheroes, sequels and TWO Conans!
Two men were arrested in England this week for trying to abduct the soul singer Joss Stone. Making the case stranger, the suspects reportedly had in their possession a Samurai sword and written plans to kill Stone and dump her into a river. Call us a bunch of softies, but we're perplexed that an ... More >>
[Mental Notes] Plus: Ikey Owens remembers Sublime's heyday.
La CaveYes it's true!!! Justin Bieber was at La Cave last night. With Selena Gomez. How did that happen, you ask? Singer/songwriter Ernie Halter was performing at the Costa Mesa spot last night. Justin Bieber had covered Halter's song "Come Home To Me" before, so he drove down to La Cave from LA ... More >>
The OC Register finally tracked down 13-year-old Rebecca Black and got the first real interview with the viral superstar of the week. Problem is, it's long-winded (about 2,400 words), cliche-ridden and too, too nice. So we're doing everyone a favor by condensing the interview to the most impor ... More >>
myspace.comNew Year's resolutions are usually either corny or totally boring. However, it's always interesting to read resolutions from celebrities, even if they are pretty much the same corny or boring ones we no-names makes for ourselves. With that in mind, let's take a look at some of the p ... More >>
Welcome back to the next installment of our weekly feature that searches the darkest, scariest and orangiest corners of the Interwebs to find out what outsiders and insiders have to say about and from Orange County. Where Am I? So overblown by the talent of Disney Channel songstress Selena Go ... More >>
Here's a depressing revelation: Matthew Morrison, the Orange County High School for the Arts alum who sings, dances and acts his ass off as teacher Will Schuester on Fox's hit high school musical-comedy Glee, earns the same per episode as Snooki.Morrison and Jersey Shore's Nicole Polizzi each tak ... More >>
[Summer Guide] Flicks to help you enjoy the great indoors
Neo-soul singer Kem hasn't had an album since 2005's colorfully named Album II. Is a little thing like that going to stop him from coming to the Grove of Anaheim on November 21? Of course not. Why, in fact, tickets are going on sale at noon this Saturday, October 10 (tomorrow, if you will), for $ ... More >>
Miley Cyrus is so 2008. (And 2006, and 2007. And OK, 2009, too, but still.)
Duck-on-duck violence.Sunday at the D23 Expo: a day promised to be filled with cartoons, Muppets and Disney Channel sitcom stars. A day I looked forward to like few others. I am 26 years old.