• Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    The Best Restaurants in Orange County, 2014

    Well everyone, its that time of the year again. We've pondered ever so hard and have come up with a list of what we think are the best everything in Orange County. Now, for those of you who can't click over to the Best Of section of our website, or pick up a paper copy (Seriously though, they're glo ... More >>

  • News

    June 12, 2014


    Not Cyprus

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Two OC Idiots Used Blackface to Dress Up Like Trayvon Martin and Tupac For Halloween

    It's not every day you stumble across racially offensive blog fodder in your inbox...unless you work at the Weekly. Then, of course, it's most days. As if that little UCI scandal last spring didn't remind us that racist tropes of the Jim Crow era are still in vogue around here, we bring you...OC Bla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    'Hot Cheetos & Takis': An Awesome Song Made By Awesome Kids

    Kids (and all other humans with taste buds) looooooove Flaming Hot Cheetos. They love it so much, it makes them crazy. And apparently, it also makes them burst into song. A group of Minneapolis youngsters from an after-school program called North Community Beats and Rhymes have come up with a b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2012

    The OCeeker: Baha'i Center and the Pick-a-Prophet People of God

    A lot of ye heathen have a favorite phrase whenever the question of God, man and the meaning of it all comes up: "I'm not religious. I'm spiritual." Granted, ye only say this when accosted by a Jehovah's Witness or downing a Natural Light in the drowning hours of night. But good on ya anyway, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Paula Deen Releases a Healthy Cookbook (LOL)

    ​So Paula Deen is a spokeswoman for the fight against diabetes and the world is like OMFG. But look! The butter-slathering celebrity chef is making some big diet changes--check out this preview for her new, healthy cookbook! 

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    3hree Things: Holiday Shopping For THAT DUDE

    ​​Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. You've seen him in Orange County; a forty-something-year-old man, ungracefully dealing with a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Escape From Wonderland at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino

    ​Escape From WonderlandOctober 29, 2011NOS Events Center If you came to the NOS Events Center looking for just another rave, you were in for a surprise. Insomniac's Inaugural self proclaimed "twisted sister," Escape From Wonderland, had carnival rides, haunted mazes and five massive stages featuri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    The Most Epic Beer Commercial Ever

     You had us at the Knight Rider theme song.   The TV spot for Australia's Hahn Beer was directed by Tom Kuntz, known for his award-winning campaigns for Old Spice and Skittles.Now, take us to this superbrewery!Follow Stick a Fork In It on Twitter @ocweeklyfood or on&nbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    ¡Ask a Comida Critic! Good Tomato Dishes?

    ​This one's a bit broad, but why not? From Nydia in Laguna Niguel:I LOVE tomatoes--could eat them raw all day. I know about Italians and their use of tomato, of course, but are there any other restaurants that do really good with their tomatoes?Okayyyy...I usually don't think of tomatoes other tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2009

    Thursday Night: Dusty Rhodes and the River Band at the Echoplex

    Monica VillalongaBY BECKA DELANEYAfter touring across the country, Orange County's Dusty Rhodes and the River Band returned to Southern California with a visit to the Echoplex last night; playing material off their latest record (and Side One Dummy debut), Palace and Stage. After first witnessing th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    Skwinkles Salsagheti

    Name: Skwinkles Salsagheti Origin: Mexico Found at: Bodega "R" Ranch, Tustin Cost: $2.99 for 12 count box Ingredients: Straws: Corn Syrup, Wheat Flour, Sugar, Dextrose, Sorbitol, Citric Acid, Partially Hidrogenated [sic] Vegetable Oil, Chili Powder, Glycerin, Iodized Salt, Wheat Fiber, Sodi ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 24, 2008
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    April 17, 2008
  • Features

    August 2, 2007


    Santa Ana teenager Ronny Rios has fought his way into contention for the U.S. Olympic boxing team. He didnt do it alone

  • Film

    January 4, 2007

    New Reviews

    Code Name: The Cleaner; Freedom Writers; Happily N'Ever After; Thr3e

  • Film

    May 4, 2006

    Technicolor Yuan

    Chinas most expensive film looks lovely but feels empty

  • Culture

    August 28, 2003

    Reinvent Thyself

    MTVs Made and BBCs Faking It

  • Columns

    September 19, 2002
  • Music

    September 21, 2000

    Wondering About Nocturnal

    Notes on a discarded dust mask

  • Features

    July 27, 2000

    Dave Cornblum

    Lead singer of Shave, substitute/summer school teacher

  • Features

    September 2, 1999