Ted B. Kissell informed his news staff via today's copy meeting and everyone else at Orange County's favorite alternative weekly newspaper via email that he has resigned as editor of OC Weekly.Kissell, who joined the staff weeks after founding editor Will Swaim ended his 12-year run at the helm i ... More >>
Flickr user pasukaru76Kinda like this, but not as cool.So if Oakland preacher Harold Camping and hundreds and hundreds of other crazies are right, the world will be ending this Saturday, May 21--around 6 p.m., to be exact. Which got us thinking: What would we spend our last hours doing? Stuffing ... More >>
chicochella.comThe Mexico House ClassicRemember when some Internet babosos tried to joke around and blame Mexis for the six-day sell-out of Coachella? Well, they would be right on target if the three-day event this weekend was actually ChicoChella! The Mexico House put out a hilarious flier mont ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyThe Growlers won Best Surf10th Annual OC Music Awards The City National Grove of AnaheimMarch 5, 2010As the 10th Annual OC Music Awards sails off into our memories, there are a few highlights to discuss. The final award show, held Saturday night at the City ... More >>
The above audio clip is well-known to fans of the Howard Stern Show like meself but does signify one of the few times bukkake can be used in a non-porno term. After the jump, how we at SaFII were able to pull it off--and other highlights from the week!
CREAM: Chocolate and vanilla, $9.99/can.Four Loko has had its metaphorical gonads cut out from underneath it; Joose is in the staging area for the chopping block. What's a lonely hobo, desperate hipster wannabe or unsocialized computer-bound geek to do for that alcoholic, caffeinated hit?On Monda ... More >>
UPDATE: See details about the "Holy Rollers" article that likely spurred the Holy Rollers movie--and the article's zero degrees of separation from OC Weekly--after the jump . . .
Yosef (Justin Bartha, left) eases Sam (Jesse Eisenberg) into drug trafficking in Holy Rollers.Director Kevin Asch, who ... More >>
The Weekly is seeking a freelance writer for our biweekly medical-marijuana e-mail newsletter, Toke of the Town. The ideal candidate will be a skilled, experienced writer and reporter who is well-versed in the history and politics of California's medical-pot laws--from Proposition 215 to Senate B ... More >>
Edwin GoeiIf you've picked up the latest edition of The Weekly -- which is, by the way, our annual, and might I say, awesome Best of OC Issue (okay, I'm done with the shameless plug) -- you might have noticed my review of May Garden's secret menu in the usual Food section.
During a chat wit ... More >>
Our fearless leader Ted Kissell worked for many years in the Miami-Broward-Palm Beach area, one of the great places in the country to work as a reporter. If it's not angry Cubans, it's cocaine cowboys or sexy nalgas or God knows how many other depredations. Of course, the crimes. And when there' ... More >>
What are you doing here?UPDATED WITH COMMENT FROM THE CITY...Weekly editor Ted Kissell encountered more than the usual wet heads, skinned knees and freckled faces scooting into his neighborhood Harbour View Elementary School in Huntington Beach this morning. He also ran into parents pissed off not a ... More >>
Seeing news daily about folks stung by drastic wage cuts, fending off foreclosure, paying more for everything, drowning in credit-card debt and hanging dwindling hope on Uncle Obama, a thought comes to mind: Hey, that's me! Then comes a question: Why not blog about it? Then an answer: Um . . . ... More >>
Spent the weekend hawking books at the Anaheim Historical Society's biannual home tour. There, many folks told me the bad news: Cafe Contigo, located just down the street from Anaheim City Hall, is no more.
I reviewed it late last year, just a couple of weeks after it opened, and made it my place t ... More >>
It's never fun being right about this kind of thing, but apparently the OC Register is laying off 80 to 90 employees, according to a post today on the newspaper's website.
Here's about half of the post (it's really short):
"... [Publisher Terry] Horne cited Orange County’s sluggish economy, es ... More >>
This past Wednesday, the stage was set for an ultimate face-off: Our own R. Scott Moxley, the finest reporter in these here parts, and Register reporter Tony Saavedra, both staring down Mike Schroeder, local GOP king-maker (former Sheriff-maker, soon-to-be felon-maker), in front of the assembled mem ... More >>
'There is no life left in the paper. No humor, no edge, no spank. You are plain and boring. I dont know what you did to all these good people to run away, but I can guess. I wont pick up OC Weekly Letters
'This article is CRAP. This interview never happened, and falsifying information in that way is wrong for so many reasons. Mickey Mouse is a household name. Its like slandering Jesus; you just dont do it'
The OC Weekly is looking for a freelancer who will do food reviews for nosotros--and not just every couple of weeks. We're talking once a week, every week, to complement This Hole-in-the-Wall Life and to give this Mexican a break as his pinche book release approaches. Qualified candidates must accep ... More >>