Nowadays, in this Mexican-food nation of ours, mole poblano is the Will Smith of the mole world: someone who was super-big way back when, but receded in popularity once newer, better options became available and is now just there, still hanging around but now so unremarkable that you start wondering ... More >>
Remember the good ol' days of journalism--say, 2007, when all newspapers were fat, the cable TV in our office worked, and all alt-weeklies carried comic strips? Those were the days! In our infernal rag, we carried This Modern World (which was hilarious in its left-wing politics) and Troubletown (whi ... More >>
WTF???I admit it: I'm not the best tipper. I try to adhere to Mr. Gold's standard of 20%, I really do--but it's usually more around 15%. I karmically make it up by tipping 100, even 200 percent at my favorite places (true story), and I can say that I've only not tipped maybe once or twice in my l ... More >>
Singer songwriter Aimee Mann, whose soulful piano torch songs dripped with emotion in the 1999 movie Magnolia, will be touring the West Coast this August. Her musical journey will see her playing of all places zoos in Seattle and Portland, but the tour will start right here at Orange County's own ... More >>
Since its inception in 2007, the fandemonium over Record Store Day has only grown. Drak,
owner of Vinyl Solution in Huntington Beach, expressed his awe of fans last
year who flooded into his store "like mice after a piece of cheese. It's
amazing." It's no wonder they do--each year on the third Sa ... More >>
http://chickswithstevebuscemeyes.tumblr.com/ This will either scar your brain or have you loling all day: some guy started photoshopping celebrities with Steve Buscemi's eyes. The site is called ChickswithsteveBuscemeyes and it's all kinds of hilar.
Cocktails for a Cause, 6 p.m.A networking fundraiser benefiting The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Complimentary drinks will be provided.Sandbox Bar and Grill, 8052 Adams Ave.,Huntington Beach, CA
Hybrids: New Research into the Integration Program, a lecture, 7:30 p.m.UFO Researcher Dr. Da ... More >>
Sofa, King, Cool, Travis Collinson's memorably peculiar acrylic painting, really doesn't belong in the Huntington Beach Art Center's baseball-themed art show, "2332." But then again, an argument could be made that Collinson's hapless characters would be misfits pretty much anywhere.
In a dimly-lit ... More >>
I'll be seeing ALIENS VS. PREDATOR: REQUIEM on the 25th, but in the meantime, we have a real gem opening today...
ROMANCE AND CIGARETTES
It's been on the shelf for almost three years – lost in the shuffle when MGM was sold to Sony – but don't let that scare you.
It's a musical – but try not ... More >>
Dutch director Theo van Gogh is so identified with political martyrdom -- having been murdered by a radical Islamist -- that it comes as a bit of a surprise to sit down to a screening of INTERVIEW, the American remake of his movie of the same name, and discover that it's a comedy...sort of. Like Tal ... More >>