Rebounding from a movie that pissed off and confused America, the actor gives one of his best performances in Spike Jonze's Her
Ricky Jay did something amazing as you glanced at these words
Under George W. Bush, federal funding for education increased 59.8 percent from 2000 to 2003. I don't know if American schools performed better than they had before during those years, but a "Global Report Card" from the Dallas-based George W. Bush Institute suggests richer school districts do bette ... More >>
Now that Weeds is over (boo-hoo) what is our favorite character Doug Wilson (aka Kevin Nealon) going to do? And what will we do without him? Good news folks, you won't have to find out because Nealon's got his hands in a bunch of pots and with a career that has brought us amazing characters and tons ... More >>
The godfather of goofy parodies could very well be here until the apocalypse, or the 'Alpocalypse'
It was gay rights icon Harvey Milk who described Orange County best, in response to California State Senator John Briggs describing San Francisco as "the moral garbage dump of homosexuality in this country." "Nobody likes garbage 'cause it smells," Milk told reporters. "Yet eight million tourists vi ... More >>
Tyler Perry's mammy gets less melodramatic but not less grotesque in 'Madea's Witness Protection'
This remake has the moves to bridge generations and capture two demos
Since 1955, folks have been addicted to Disneyland, and celebrities are no different.During my visits to the park, I've seen a bunch of celebs enjoying a day out at The Happiest Place on Earth. (You might be able to spot them by the plaid-vested guides that usually walk around with them.)I've see ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyEddie VedderJuly 6, 2011Terrace Theater, Long BeachWhen I first heard Eddie Vedder was releasing an album composed solely of ukulele songs, I wondered if we were about to watch the venerable grungeman do a David Lee Roth-style scissor kick over the proverbial s ... More >>
[SUMMER GUIDE] And more from OC and Long Beach stages this summer
Early critical reports on You Don't Mess With the Zohan haven't looked too good, though audiences will have the final say in the film's commercial success. The preview left me uninspired, which is a shame because it was co-written by comedy-man-of-the-hour Judd Apatow and borderline genius Robert Sm ... More >>
Movie of the week: The Deer Hunter
Movie of the Week: Repo Man
Nachos funnier than Napoleon, which isnt sayin much
Curious George, Final Destination 3, The Pink Panther
Bluffmaster, Wolf Creek, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Fun With Dick and Jane, Mrs. Henderson Presents, The Ringer, Rumor Has It, The White Countess
The Crazy Horse is demolished, the Golden Bears Rick Babiracki passes on
How two women authors molded two male writers they never knew
Michael Moore says the right things the wrong way
Janeane Garofalo doesnt do rope tricks
We have a real-life barrio
We get out-hoochied at the Chris Isaak show!
The artand sacrificeof dental perfection
Letters to the most powerful Republican in Orange County
Sneak peeks at a season of theater that is breathtaking, passionate, entertaining!