See the update at the end of this post about the disclosure Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo was accused of sexual harassment before Univision abruptly ended his popular morning radio show. ORIGINAL POST, JULY 23, 8 A.M.: I've been around the peripheries of radio long enough to understand that radio is a busi ... More >>
Tim Tebow could be playing for the Anaheim Angels of Anaheim right now instead of possibly holding a clipboard for Tom Brady on the New England Patriots' sidelines (if the controversial lefty quarterback even makes the final cuts).The Halos' revelation comes courtesy of Tom Kotchman, the former Ange ... More >>
Humanities Gateway 1030, UC Irvine
[Hey, You!] That's right, it's the kids' fault . . .
Last month, I had the pleasure and privilege of appearing on The Tom Leykis Show for three hours. The legendary radio host is back busting out his sage advice on women, money, and all the good and bad of the world on blowmeuptom.com. And while his views might not be everyone's shot of bourbon, the o ... More >>
Damian Lee's movie keeps getting distracted with conspiracies, marriage, talk radio
Your Anaheim Angels of Anaheim have jumped onto The John and Ken Show bandwagon . . . that's bound for "Off the Air."Sí, señor, owner Arte Moreno flexed that Aztlanista muscle under the bicep sleeve of his red Halos polo, using it to yank Angels advertising from KFI's controversial afternoon rush- ... More >>
See Also: *Dave Attell Talks Filthy and Dirty Porn (Bush Optional) *Jim Breuer Talks Dads, Radio and Goats (Yeah, Goats) *Amy Schumer Didn't Win "Last Comic Standing" But She Is The One Getting the Last Laugh. Jim Norton's comedy comes across differently than even the most perverted dirty comics ... More >>
The day that multitudes of men (and more than a few women) have been waiting for three years is here: Tom Leykis, former radio genius on KFI-AM 640 and KLXS-FM 97.1 is back!REALLY?DO YOU CARE?Damn straight we do. And you should, too!
Pussy and Pussier?The big media story this week in Southern California, of course, is KFI-AM 640 suspending afternoon hosts John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou for calling Whitney Houston a "crack ho" on the air. Radio management forced Kobylt to issue an apology that no one believes, especially given t ... More >>
Longtime listeners of Jim Rome know of the sports radio host's references to (and encouragement of) octopus being tossed onto the ice at Detroit Red Wings games. While you ponder how one sneaks a cephalopod mollusc into a modern sports arena, know that San Jose fans have come up with their own de ... More >>
Mayor F. Richard Jones M.D.UPDATE, 2:08 p.m.: An official with the city of Fullerton tells us that the KFI reports of Fullerton Mayor Dick Jones stepping down are false. "The Mayor is not resigning," says Public Information Officer for the city of Fullerton Sylvia Palmer. "When he left city hall ... More >>
Repeat after me: Racist emails are actually pro-black.UPDATE, APRIL 22, 2:05 P.M.: The executive committee of the OC Republican Party voted today 10-2 to send the Marilyn Davenport matter to the ethics committee, says the FlashReport.com's Jon Fleischman, a prominent local Republican who sup ... More >>
(c) Photo by R. Scott Moxley / OC WeeklyDavenport set to go on KFIMarilyn Davenport, the Fullerton grandmother and Republican official who gained national notoriety on April 15 after distributing a racist email image of President Barack Obama as a chimpanzee, has agreed to appear live Wednesday o ... More >>
Irvine Barclay Theatre
If there is one word to describe the latest Los Angeles Times column by Steve Lopez, it is "blunt."That is what the veteran journo smoked before getting behind the wheel of a Crown Vic to help Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich study the effects of marijuana on driving.Here's another word ... More >>
A Republican official in Iowa--where gay marriage has been legal since April 3, 2009--has come up with a solution for Californians upset by the overturning of Prop 8:Start a revolution.
Right about now, Gary Sinise, Dr. Laura, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Dennis Miller, Victoria Jackson, "Coach K" Mike Krzyzewski, Liz Cheney, Laura Ingraham, Chuck DeVore and many more participate in an event hosted at the Richard Nixon Library in Yorba Linda that's hosted by Andrew Breitbart a ... More >>
Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyOn the heels of her failed bid to become the Republican nominee for Secretary of State, Orange County's top birther and not-top dentist Orly Taitz has kept up her fervent blogging. The theme of late seems to be Taitz wondering aloud about which soon- ... More >>
UCI Fall Film Program
John BisnarJohn Bisnar, a Newport Beach personal injury attorney (or "trial lawyer" to his conservative talk radio pals), has coined a new disease: "Orange County food poisoning." It's all right there in black-and-white--or whatever the virtual equivalent of black and white is--on the Bisnar/Chase a ... More >>
La Mirada Theatre
Cal State Fullerton
Saturday Night Live had this skit years ago where they presented a Fugitivesque TV show called The Last Liberal. With all the talk on Fox News and conservative talk radio about the rise of Socialism in Obamerica, Bill Moyers decided to go out and find The Last Socialist to get the other side of the ... More >>
Orange County Register: Octo-Mom took spawn from her oldest litters to Knott's Berry Farm on Saturday and Disneyland the day before, and all she got were crummy t-shirts reading: "More kids have passed through my log fume than Knott's" and "Your Kaiser co-pays help ... More >>
More than 15,000 people showed up last Saturday outside the Slidebar Cafe for a "Tax Revolt" rally held by KFI-AM 640 yakmouths John Kobyalt and Ken Chiampou...and the Los Angeles Times couldn't bring itself to cover it with the exception of a lame blog post. A Times editor dismissed it in an email ... More >>
By now I'm sure most talk radio lovers have already got their big box of Kleenex handy. In what may be one of the most tragic losses in FM history, our beloved stable of KLSX jocks will be officially out of a job at 5 p.m. The owners of CBS radio have chosen to dissolve the hit L.A. radio station in ... More >>
Immigrant Lives in The OC and Beyond
Seriously: tomorrow, at 7 p.m. inshallah, yours truly will be a guest host on KFI-AM 640. Sí, the same KFI of perpetual Latino immigrant antagonizers John & Ken, of Rush Limbaugh, Dr. Laura, Matt Drudge, and so many other conservative darlings is allowing this Mexican to peddle his Reconquista prop ... More >>
Special amnesty edicion
Vang Pao devoted his life to fighting communism in Laos—until his onetime ally, the U.S. government, arrested him
Highlights from the 2007 film festival spotlight outspoken DJs, prisons, environmental damage, and . . . Pac-Man?
'The review of Proof in Santa Ana was the best bar review Ive ever read . . . considering I dont read many bar reviews . . . and Ive been drinking . . . and its noon on Sunday'
In Harry Shearers America, there are more small people
Dick Huggy Boy Hugg, 1928-2006
How brave is our boy Hugh Hewitt, the talk radio blatherer/lawyer/pundit/Nixon fetishist/blogger/moralizer/George W. Bush worshiper/professional Vermont boycotter? Brave enough to take the GWOT (Global War on Terrorism-- though the Bush administration may have changed the brand name by now) to the t ... More >>
March 8 - March 14
Whatever happened to the Brea Peace Vigil?
Diary of a Mad County
Copeland hocked a loogie for libertyand geeks everywhere
David Limbaugh is his own man, as long as that man is the brother of Rush Limbaugh