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  • Film

    November 13, 2014
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    November 13, 2014

    John Oliver

    City National Grove of Anaheim

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    April 3, 2014

    Mamma Mia!

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts

  • Film

    December 19, 2013

    Joaquin Phoenix Is (Still) Still Here

    Rebounding from a movie that pissed off and confused America, the actor gives one of his best performances in Spike Jonze's Her

  • Calendar

    November 7, 2013
  • Calendar

    July 25, 2013
  • Film

    June 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Inmates Have Been Reviewing Prisons On Yelp!

    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 ( ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 7, 2013

    John Pinette

    Irvine Improv

  • Calendar

    November 1, 2012

    Long Beach Comic Con

    Long Beach Convention Center

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Tom Colicchio Debuts YouTube Fishing Talk Show

    Have you heard of the Reserve Channel? It's a YouTube-only network that features full-length shows by respected people who usually appear on regular TV shows but aren't exactly the Anthony Bourdains or The Oprahs of the world. Eric Ripert has a show on there called On The Table. Now Tom Colicchio do ... More >>

  • Music

    September 13, 2012

    Matisyahu Sheds Old Sonic Habits, Among Other Things

    With a fresh start and a new look, the reggae/rap anomaly puts his evolution on record

  • Calendar

    July 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 29, 2012

    Dana Rohrabacher Blames "Rude" Female for His Gaffes on Bill Maher's HBO show

    ​Any reasonable person who saw Dana Rohrabacher's Jan. 27 performance on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher appreciated that the right-wing Orange County Republican congressman set a new low for political discourse.Hilariously acting as if he's a seasoned, elder statesman, Rohrabacher--the self-descr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Jonah Mowry, OC Teen Who Got Support From Lady Gaga, Goes On 'Good Morning America' After His Anti-Bullying Video Went Viral

    ​Pop goddess Lady Gaga is also an active advocate for gay rights. In her latest move, she threw her support -- via Twitter -- behind an OC teen, whose anti-bullying video went viral this week.In the video, 14-year-old Jonah Mowry of Lake Forest uses notecards to tell his story -- a stor ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 25, 2011

    Lewis Black

    City National Grove of Anaheim

  • Calendar

    June 30, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    How to Book Rammstein: A Cautionary Tale

    ​ Bringing joy to grown men who collect action figures, the German shock rock band Rammstein is touring North America for the first time since 2001. Although they play a generic strain of industrial metal, Rammstein makes up for their sonic deficiencies with an outlandish stage show of blinding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Stephen Colbert: Easter Eggs are NOT 'Spring Eggs'

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    [UPDATED With Concert Info and Jimmy Kimmel Live] Cold War Kids Get No Love From Spin Magazine​UPDATE, 6:52 P.M., Jan. 19: The Cold War Kids will have time to redeem themselves and prove they still have the talent. The band will perform at the Bootleg Theater on Jan. 24 and inside Amoeba music store in Hollywood on Jan. 25. These, along with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 23, 2010

    Stuffed and Unstrung

    Irvine Barclay Theatre

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    "Merry Christmas, Motherfuckers!": Seven Favorite Hip-Hop Holiday Songs

    ​While it doesn't happen too much anymore these days, the hip-hop world has been known to put out a holiday album or two--and sometimes the  too-bright cheerfulness of Christmas carols pairs up extra nicely with the often humorous and/or the sometimes, uh, adult content of the lyrics.After th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Anti-Commie Activist Kai Chen Claims Victory in Confucius Classroom Spat

    ​Kai Chen may not have got the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda to remove its life-size statue Mao Tse-Tung, but the Los Angeles-based, Chinese-American activist and others are claiming victory in their spat with the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District.District ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2010

    Mike Posner

    House of Blues

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Wyclef Jean Filed Papers to Run for President of Haiti​We knew it was official; Wyclef Jean did tell Time Magazine he was running for president of Haiti after weeks of rumors yesterday. But a few minutes ago, the AP reported that Jean has filed the paperwork to run for president of Haiti at an electoral council office i ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2010

    Pacific Hurt

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    What Do Pot Dispensaries, Cannabis Cowboys and "Glee" Have in Common?

    ​Fox's high school musical-twisted comedy Glee and segments on KCET/Channel 28's SoCal Connected on medical marijuana dispensaries and pot farm-busting law enforcement officers known as "cannabis cowboys" are among the latest winners of prestigious Peabody Awards honoring the best in electronic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Tweets From the Park!

    Flickr user katutaide​Time for Tweets From the Park, where we gather the funniest, weirdest, grossest and most interesting tweets from Disneyland Resort for your reading pleasure. Follow us on Twitter @OCWeekly!IamAlbeezy: @CeeDana I went to Disneyland on a Tuesday too in the Summer, shit crowded ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Top 5 Epic Interviews with GWAR

    ​How do you sum up 25 years of blood-drenched stage shows, rubber-mutant costumes, cannibalized pop-culture effigies and heavy-metal savagery? You can't. But Oderus Urungus sure can. As the quasi-satanic frontcreature of GWAR, the galaxy's most brutal band of man-eating mutants, Urungus (aka Dave ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 1, 2009

    Ingrid Michaelson

    Fingerprints CD's & LP's

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Chatting With Bill Maher About Rick Warren And Orly Taitz

    From Religulous: Bill Maher on the left, Jesus on the right.​Comedian, talk show host and atheist evangelical Bill Maher will perform at the Grove of Anaheim on Sunday, Sept. 13. We got a chance to chat with him on the phone last week, mainly to ask him for his thoughts on all things Orange County ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Album Review: Elvis Costello, 'Secret, Profane & Sugarcane'

    This album review runs in OC Weekly this week--summer guide issue!--but why wait until then? The record's out now! Yeah!Elvis CostelloSecret, Profane & Sugarcane(Hear Music)In this phase of his career, Elvis Costello seems determined to convince people he can do just about anything--jazz (2003's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Obama's Amerika Cracks Down on Butt Cracks!

    The Daily Show With Jon Stewart M - Th 11p / 10c Baracknophobia - Obey Daily ShowFull Episodes Economic Crisis Political Humor Sure, Jon Stewart can mock those courageous Fox News hounds exposing the wussy Socialist tyrannical ways of the 10-week-old ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2009

    Very Special

    Mitch Fatel

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    LowBallVideoChatter: Ryan Bingham

    New alt-country at its finest? Howzabout New Mexico singer/songwriter (and former bull rider) Ryan Bingham and his band, the Dead Horses, playing this Saturday night at the fabulous Gypsy Lounge in Lake Forest? Dude's been on Leno and Conan, and got a nice, long profile in March from the LA Times (s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2008

    Wild Style

    Jack Hanna

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008

    Meet the Poundstones

    Paula Poundstone

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    Fallon for It

    Jimmy Fallon

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2008

    Eddie Who?

    Charlie Murphy

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2007

    Gustavo Pulls Up to Haruki Murakami, Stuart Woods

    Ponder this: Just behind world-famous authors Haruki Murakami and Stuart Woods and ahead of nonfiction giants Greg Palast and John Stossel is OC Weekly's own Gustavo Arellano. Yesterday, Scribner published Gustavo's Ask a Mexican, and a mere day later, is ranking the book No. 81 in natio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2006

    Letterman, Success!

    So I'm a little late on this, but I went to go check out Cold War Kids at Detroit after the Weekly's Christmas party (on a stationary riverboat?) this past Saturday night. It was the third time I've seen CWK at Detroit—and probably the last (I mean, really, at this rate, you kids can sell out ... More >>

  • Film

    October 12, 2006

    Repeat Offender

    A second, slimmer Capote movie fails to improve on its predecessor

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2006

    Donde Estan Mis Chicas? Hola, Gustavo Arellano!

    Apparently Clockwork Coker and the typists of this infernal blog have nothing better than to post about my appearance on the Colbert Report every other fucking post. So here's my take: Schwag like you won't believe: Tres bottles of vodka (promptly drunk after the show with my agent, his assistant a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2006

    Esteban Colberto vs. Gustavo Arellano

    Just caught Gustavo on The Colbert Report and not only was our hope fulfilled that the host of El Colberto Reporto Gigante would make an appearance, but so did Victor Infante's wish for a Threat Down segment, only it was gay themed (complete with bears!) and not Mexicanized. Gustavo actually began ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2006

    Stephen Colbert vs. The Mexican

    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 >>

  • Supplement

    December 9, 2004

    Learning to Live With it

    Books that beat back the Bush blues

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    Deja You

    Agran and Kucinich could be twins . . . very wee twins

  • Culture

    May 15, 2003

    Strangers With Pokin Sticks

    Wigfield mocks literary journalism and small-town life

  • Columns

    September 13, 2001
  • Unknown

    August 17, 2000
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