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    October 7, 2014

    On the Line: Ellen Chen & Mario Del Pero Of Mendocino Farms, Part Two

    This week's dynamic duo power through the rest of our questioning with the greatest of ease. In fact, the longer we read about Ellen and Mario, the more their twist at the end makes sense. Read the first part of our interview with Ellen and Mario back here. Then finish the conversation down below ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 21, 2013

    Ren & Stimpy Come to OC

    A Laguna College of Art + Design exhibition highlights the grotesque genius of John Kricfalusi

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    September 11, 2012

    Kanye West and 50 Cent's 9/11/07 Album Showdown Revisited

    See Also:*Five Unexpected Cover Songs From the Insane Clown Posse*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York Sucks*Kai: Street Artist Painted Kanye and Eminen How They Act--Like Medieval Kings Believe it or not, at one point Kanye West was considered an underdog. Before we were watching the ... More >>

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    September 11, 2012

    Top 10 Black Artists Who Should Go Country

    [Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: mainstream country.]  By: Mike SeelySee Also:*Kanye West and 50 Cent's 9/11/07 Album Showdown Revisited*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012

    The MTV Video Music Awards' Five Most Underrated Performances

    See Also: *The MTV Video Music Awards' Five Most Iconic Performances *Did MTV Really Snub Waka Flocka Flame's Rapping Rooster? *Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York SucksWith tonight's MTV Video Music Awards as the hot topic on everybody's lips, the pop culture world is zeroed in on w ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    [UPDATE: Jason Russell Detained For Public Masturbation] KONY 2012: A Kenyan OC Weekly Intern Calls B.S. on the Film

    ​UPDATE, March 16, 5:15 pm.: It's being widely reported that Jason Rusell, co-founder of Invisible Childen and narrator of KONY 2012, was arrested yesterday morning in San Diego for masturbating in public.[Editor's Note: No, we're not making this up. Yes, this is the weirdest update to a film rev ... More >>

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    January 2, 2012

    Five Disney Tweens to Become the Next Selena Gomez in 2012

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​If there's one thing we learned in 2011, it's that Selena Gomez is one of a kind. SIKE! She's a product of the Disney "empire" and if there is one thing we know, it's that Disney pumps out the singing talents of kids faster than Kim Kardashian switches athletes. It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Housewives of OC's Gretchen and Slade Keep it Real (Real-ity, That Is)

    ​From the Real Housewives of Orange County to the Irvine Improv, you can catch OC's sexiest couple Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley doing what they do best--laughing at life. If you are a fan of the show (and don't want to admit it) or just happen to be a fan of comedy in general, this one night sh ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    Jack's Sixth Show at Verizon Amphitheater Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Marcy Playground, Dramarama, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Everclear, Heart, Def Leppard at Jack FM's Sixth Show September 10, 2011 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine Holy cluster fuck!! I can easily say the theme for Jack's Sixth Show was pissed. After a morning full of t ... More >>

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    August 16, 2011

    Top 5 YouTube Cover Artists

    Karmin​Many big-name talents like Justin Bieber, Cody Simpson and the now infamous Rebecca Black were discovered on YouTube, so it's no surprise that thousands of aspiring singers have taken to the video website in hopes of launching their own music careers. There are so many self-proclaimed YouTu ... More >>

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    March 18, 2011

    Ten Facts You Need to Know About Rebecca Black Without Having to Read a Too-Long, Too-Nice Article

    The OC Register finally tracked down 13-year-old Rebecca Black and got the first real interview with the viral superstar of the week. Problem is, it's long-winded (about 2,400 words), cliche-ridden and too, too nice. So we're doing everyone a favor by condensing the interview to the most impor ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Kanye West: An Appreciation (Or, Why George W Isn't a Kanye Fan)

    The MOST disgusting moment, Dubya? Really?​As Republicans were taking over of the House of Representatives, the first excerpts of former President George W. Bush's interview with NBC's Matt Lauer were released last night. Ahead of his new book, "Decision Points," which comes out next Tuesday, Duby ... More >>

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    October 6, 2010

    WTF of the Week: Ron Burgundy, Hip-Hop Icon?

    The October issue of Rolling Stone Magazine recently published its annual "Hot List;" under the heading of Hot Influence, the hallowed rock rag listed none other than celluloid news buffoon Ron Burgundy. It seems the persona immortalized by Will Ferrel in 2004's Anchorman has bee ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 2, 2010

    Shellac Luster

    [Trendzilla] Is going to a nail salon finally worth it again? Yep

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    October 21, 2009

    Kanye West: Not Dead!

    ​First Zach Braff, now this? Yeah, as we type, right now the top two trending topics on Twitter are "RIP Kanye West" and "#LongLiveYeezy." Don't be fooled; this is another sad sign that the "microblogging" site is, as I've spent so long denying, sometimes kind of dumb. Or actually harmful. The inf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Lady Gaga Announces Tour, Skips Orange County

    ​OK, so we all know by now that the Kanye West/Lady Gaga show at the Honda Center, once scheduled for November 15, isn't happening. Heck, the whole "Fame Kills" tour isn't happening. But even though Kanye is dealing with his own post-Taylor Swift issues, the hope still remained that the seemingly ... More >>

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    October 1, 2009

    'Fame Kills' Killed; Kanye West and Lady Gaga Scrap Tour

    ​From the "well, you kind of had to see this coming" department: Kanye West and Lady Gaga have canceled their much-publicized, co-headlining "Fame Kills" tour, which was to stop at Anaheim's Honda Center on November 15. (Yes, surely a lot of people are going to be using "'Fame Kills' Killed." Who ... More >>

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    September 17, 2009

    Kanye West/Lady Gaga Anaheim Show (And Tour) in Doubt?

    S. Affandi, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.​That previously announced Kanye West/Lady Gaga "Fame Kills" tour, scheduled to stop at the Honda Center in Anaheim on November 15? Yeah, now there's some amount of uncertainty to if that whole thing's actually happening.