There was news that the U.N. suggested that insects are one way to solve world hunger problems (mmm, chapulines!). They're a good source of protein, the U.N. report says, referring to bugs as "minilivestock." Stephen Colbert, in a biting, if only satiric segment on his show last night lambasted them ... More >>
Yelp is many things to many people: a bully pulpit or simply just a bully to businesses barely trying to make it. It's been ridiculed, parodied, and satired...but this next story is so surreal, even the people at Yelp probably didn't see it coming. The Washington Post (http://www.washingtonpost.com ... More >>
The late Maurice Sendak's In the Night Kitchen is a story of dreams, childhood rebellion, baking children (a la Grimm), heroism and, yes, love and freedom, featuring male frontal nudity, big Jungian themes (ditto) and excellent illustrations in the realm of the gently and instructively surreal. It w ... More >>
Last night's The Colbert Report featured another partisan logrolling clip that makes that Comedy Central program and The Daily Show so priceless, with a Fox News pundit-blonde and anchors Brit Hume and Chris Wallace repeating that day's GOP talking point: that Mitt Romney appeared to be a "plausible ... More >>
With a college pub as great as the Anthill, you're bound to meet some drunk people every once in awhile. Some of them can be pretty cool. Others cans be super opinionated. Hilariously, people share both similar opinions and favorite drinks.
"One lie I corrected was this big."Timothy Naftali, the George H.W. Bush biographer and respected historian the National Archives chose to run the Richard Nixon Library and Museum in Yorba Linda after the disgraced 37th president's loyalists from a private foundation first built and operated the ... More >>
Here are the top five selling records this week from Creme Tangerine at the Lab, 2930 Bristol St. in Costa Mesa, (714) 932-0552.The number one spot this week goes to the Black Keys' Rubber Factory Picture Disc LP.
Just in time for the season premiere of Saturday Night Live on September 24 with host Alec Baldwin (arguably the best SNL guest host and who also plays Pete Schweddy in the above clip), the ice cream company that has already given Steven Colbert and Jimmy Fallon their own ice cream flavors ("Amer ... More >>
[SUMMER GUIDE] Superheroes, sequels and TWO Conans!
Flickr user zieakAs always, so many great things this week we have to give it to you after the jump!
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cEaster Under Attack - Egg Editionwww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical Humor & Satire BlogVideo Archive Some people are renaming Easter eggs "Spring Eggs" or "Spring Spheres," a PC-move that has infuriated many ... More >>
Yep, it's been a whole year: Ben & Jerry's free cone day is coming up on Tuesday, April 12. And as much as we love classics like Chunky Monkey and Cherry Garcia, why not try one of four new (or newish) flavors? There's even one that contains chocolate-covered potato chips. And it's tastier th ... More >>
1:28 p.m.: Orange County agreed with state voters on most ballot initiatives, although more of us did want to keep choking on polluted air until the unemployment rate drops and most like the state budget approval process to remain fucked-up, thank you very much (probably because many are philosop ... More >>
Bluewater Comics/Michal SzyksznianTo preview tonight's concert at Honda Center, Heard Mentality reviews the bio comic Fame: Justin Bieber Unauthorized so you don't have to read it.It's a common and universally agreed-upon idea among critics that there's nothing easier--and in most cases ... More >>
Chris VictorioPresident Barack Obama at a Town Hall Meeting in Costa Mesa last MarchYou deserve an update: After Stephen Colbert investigated the so called-conspiracy, Gawker finally got DC The Brain Supreme and Steve Roll'N, the Atlanta-based rappers formerly known as Tag Team, to comment on t ... More >>
www.nbc.comOscar Nunez might be best known now as Oscar Martinez from the hit TV show The Office, but he's been around for awhile. With roles in The Proposal, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Reno 911, and co-creating and staring in Halfway Home, the real Oscar proves his acting talents stretch al ... More >>
We know that Representative John Campbell has digestion problems. We know that because he told us about them. We also know that Campbell swooned on national television for Barack Obama. We know that because Stephen Colbert pointed it out.In his latest e-mail blast to supporters, though, we find out ... More >>
Sarah Palin invigorated the conservative base with her surprisingly poised speech to GOP delegates last night, kicking new life into what had been a ho-hum convention previously “highlighed” by the Dead Man Talking triad (George W. Bush, Fred Thompson and Joe Lieberman). Clockwork's favorite sce ... More >>
On the October 16 episode of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, television news anchor and Emmy nominee Stephen Colbert announced that he was "officially considering" whether or not he would announce if he was considering running for President of the United States, and would make that ... More >>
Truthy and hard-hitting as ever, last night Stephen Colbert took on the burning question: is OC Congressional Rep. Loretta Sanchez a whore? You can find his answer (no) here. Look for Last Night's Highlights, and scroll down to California Values Watch: Sanchez. Those interested in Stephen's answ ... More >>
There are rumblings of reform coming from Sacramento. Reforms aimed at starting to straighten out the state's dysfunctional prison system. The Los Angeles Times reports, "the Senate's top Democrats on Thursday moved toward reforming California's byzantine criminal sentencing system." Unveiling leg ... More >>
The San Diego Union-Tribune, whose editorials typically lean solidly to the right, has come out firmly against mixing illegal immigration with the war on terror--and with "The Wrong Mix," they more specifically chide OC's own Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) for chairing an Imperial Beach congressional h ... More >>
Sedaris and Colbert peddle Candy not everybody wants
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Born 383 years ago today, the French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal once wrote, "I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room." Well, good news: tonight a combination of TV's greatest patriot, Stephen Colbert, and the unstoppable cultu ... More >>
That humble, media-shy, wilting flower Gustavo Arellano said he'd Blotterize this yesterday, but he never did, so Your Favorite Comedy Central Time Zoner will have to spill it: the young buck behind the Weekly's wildly successful, written about and commentated upon !Ask a Mexican! column is schedule ... More >>
Your favorite TV Time Tracker figured one of those knuckleheads at The Blotter would have already, uh, blottered this, but in case you missed it: Orange County's very own right-wing whackmaster Hugh Hewitt was on The Colbert Report the other night--and he wasn't even being punked like some other rec ... More >>
If you read Monday's Los Angeles "By God" Times Business section (and why would you?), you might've choked on your French Roast when you came on C3's three-quarter page advert announcing the California Bear is missing from the state flag. The gloomy gray gus informed that the Grizzly "grew tired of ... More >>
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