Rancho Santa Margarita lawyer/dentist/real estate saleslady/Eastern Blochead Orly Taitz has stuck her legal nose into the Donald Sterling controversy, firing off a "complaint" to the NBA that argues because Shaquille O'Neal "publicly bullied" a man with a disability, Shaq should be slapped with the ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And will gabachos ever pick crops like Mexicans?
Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>
With the Olympics finally over and Long Beach athletes earning more medals that most countries, it seems appropriate to start off Long Beach Lunch at MVP's, a sandwich and burger stand built right on Fourth Street with a menu full of sports-themed items such as the "Patty Day Melt" and "The Mean Joe ... More >>
With the Lakers facing the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight, we can't wait for the rematch between Metta World Peace and beard-boy James Harden. Really James, that 'bow to your dome was an accident. Here are the Top Five most violent moments in Lakers history.
As we've shown you, Coachella is the place for an assortment of fashions. However, an understated, yet integral part of any festival is the appearance of a random basketball jersey from years past, by that we mean the '90s. Here are some of our favorite sightings. Shawn Kemp, Cleveland Cavaliers: A ... More >>
In order to broach the subject of musicians appearing in video games, we're legally obligated to mention Rock Band and Guitar Hero in the first sentence, so there. Putting aside those big franchises, several other games have featured musicians in increasingly unusual capacities. Both The Beatl ... More >>
I bet seeing Chuck D's photo below the headline "Top Five Worst Black Rappers Ever" almost made you shit your shorts, huh? Believe me, I love Chuck D. I just put him up there to grab your attention.Remember when I wrote this post about the top five worst white rappers ever? And then remember how ... More >>
Today NBA star Shaquille O'Neal posted on his Twitter account that "I'm retiring" and "Shaq ooout" today. On the video linked from his Tweet, he says, ""We did it. Nineteen years, baby. (I) want to thank you very much. That's why I'm telling you first, I'm about to retire. Love you. Talk to ... More >>
Just like the marquee says!Here we go, folks: Round 2 of our epic Final Pho tournament, where Dave, Edwin, Shuji, and Gustavo each picked four pho restaurants in a 16-team fight to determine who is the pho king of Little Saigon--and therefore, the United States. Now comes the brutal matches, a ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyToday Yahoo! Sports published an interview with Kobe Bryant that centered on his relationship with Michael Jackson. Ever since the two met when Bryant was 18, the basketball star says he "has long been fortified by the lessons Jackson instilled about the burden of ho ... More >>
Chuzos, papas, tomates verdes, and the ubiquitous arepaOkay, we've waited long enough. Turns out the power of suggestion was not sufficient to correct our county's dearth of comida colombiana. (Though Dave Lieberman and I were helpful enough to suggest road trips to Burbank or Hollywood.) Looks l ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyIt's no longer just Los Angeles Laker Ron Artest making music while donning purple and gold. Two-time champion power forward Pau Gasol, amigos with fellow countryman and opera singer Placido Domingo, is giving it a go in the recording studio. Following the conclus ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyRon Artest at the Honda Center last yearAs the Laker masses descend upon the city of Los Angeles today for the huge NBA championship celebratory parade and rally, forward Ron Artest has released a new rap single fit for the occasion. In one of the most memorable post ... More >>
Canadian punk hardcore band Fucked Up headlines the Fuck Yeah Fest (no relation)
Photo by Andrew YoussefM-I-C . . . See you in the paint . . . K-E-Y . . . Why? Because we OWN you!Disneyland Resort media types had said it would be Kobe Bryant and other unnamed Lakers visiting the Anaheim theme park today for a victory parade down Main Street USA. But just like the name on the MVP ... More >>
Being friends with your favorite bands on MySpace? Ugh, so 2005. More and more of our local bands are hitting Twitter, the currently super-hot social networking/microblogging site that's got the world all a-titter (thanks, Shaq and Ashton! And to a much lesser extent, Oprah.). Plenty of local bands ... More >>
Since no free photos of Vanessa exist, we'll use Taco Man as a reminder of her half-wabette ethnicityI loathe Kobe Bryant, the wife-cheating, Shaq-insulting, pouting pendejo who happens to star on my favorite NBA team. I do feel bad for his wife, Vanessa Laine Bryant, but she ain't no long-suffering ... More >>
If you're looking for the hot hot Heard Mentality scoop as it happens, you'll be totally psyched to hear about this: The beloved OC Weekly music blog that you're reading now is on Twitter. Follow us here. Not only will this scintillating new Twitter alert you every time there's a new post on the blo ... More >>
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