• Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Real Housewives of Orange County's Tamra Judge Has a Bone to Pick With Lady Gaga

    Every time the strange saga of the Real Housewives of Orange County seems like its over, it only gets more annoying. Just take a look at what transpired recently in Real Housewife land after Lady Gaga foolishly decided to feature the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in her video for "G.U.Y." We won ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Taking a Gamble on Bill Rancic is Always a Good Thing.

    You may know Bill Rancic from his days on The Apprentice or maybe you know him for being an incredibly successful entrepreneur and being a bestselling author. Or quite possibly, maybe you just know him as being Giuliana's hubby (kidding...sort of). Nonetheless, you know Bill Rancic. His newest ventu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Bush-Blasting Democrat/Former Alt. Weekly Writer is Nixon Library's Veteran's Day Speaker

    The Richard Nixon Foundation--the partisan, pro-Dick private arm of the public-run presidential library in Yorba Linda where they run the gift shop and present such speakers as Ann Coulter, Newt Gingrich and Hugh Hewitt--would never host a book signing by a writer from your favorite Orange County-ba ... More >>

  • Film

    June 20, 2013
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    June 12, 2013

    Lauren Conrad Says Moving From Laguna Beach to Los Angeles Killed Her Voice

    Lauren Conrad, who went from Laguna Beach High School cast member in a MTV reality show to a branded commodity with her own clothing line and bestselling tween novels, claims Los Angeles nightspots killed her voice.Let that be a lesson to all you OC hep cats planning to relocate in Silverlake."It fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Tamra Barney Spin-off Extends Orange County's Real Housewives of Orange County Nightmare

    The long Real Housewives of Orange County nightmare not only continues, but it is also expanding, as Tamra Barney is getting her own Bravo spin-off.The untitled, unreal reality show will be the fourth in the Housewives' franchise surrounding a cast member getting married, following Bethenny Frankel' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Top Five Comics to Watch Out For in 2013

    It's been a good year in the world of comedy and in 2012 we once again got to talk to some kick ass comics. We're not saying goodbye or that we want to put all those greats behind us, we're just saying that with a new year comes a new spotlight on another batch of stand-up comics that are making big ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2012

    Lewis Black

    Terrace Theater

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    October 15, 2012

    Original Iron Chef Gets New Chairman; Japan Not Happy

    Can someone be too young and too handsome? Apparently if you've been anointed the new chairman of Iron Chef Japan, you can. Kotaku is reporting that Japanese fans of the original Iron Chef are up in arms over the striking good looks and youth of the new chairman producers have chosen to preside over ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2012
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    September 24, 2012

    Alexis Bellino and Her "Jesus Jugs" Leaving The Real Housewives of Orange County

    After three seasons, Alexis Bellino is leaving The Real Housewives of Orange County--and the 35-year-old mother of three is taking her "Jesus Jugs" with her!The "reality" show cast member is partly blaming the co-star who coined that nickname with helping push her back into obscurity.

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    David Cross Lets It Slip More Arrested Development is Coming Than First Planned

    Making a fourth season of Arrested Development, the side-splitting comedy more realer about Orange County than any reality show claiming to depict the real OC, is succeeding because of Netflix, according to Mr. Tobias Fünke himself, David Cross. That's not a reference to the tens of millions of vie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Davy Jones, R.I.P.: Five Best Monkees Songs

    ​Davy Jones, former lead singer of the made-for-TV band the Monkees, died today in a hospital in Florida, apparently of a heart attack. He was 66. The star of the NBC comedy series was born in Manchester, England. The Monkees, partly inspired in part by the Beatles movie A Hard Day's Night, turne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Top Chef: Texas--Five Predictions

    © Bravo​ Did you watch last night's first episode of Top Chef Texas? Episode summaries are usually Edwin's beat, and he usually weighs in toward the end of the season after we've learned which cheftestants to root for. I'm going to take a different approach at the head-end of the season and make ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011
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    August 16, 2011

    OC Housewives Respond to Suicide of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Husband Russell Armstrong

    Russell and Taylor Armstrong.​Sad news in the real-life world of the Real Housewives.  ​Russell Armstrong, the estranged husband of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Taylor Armstrong, was found dead in his bedroom last night. The 47-year-old venture capitalist hanged himself, according ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    The Sticky Pig Featured On Food Network This Friday!

    ​When we featured Tara Simon's business, The Sticky Pig, on Food Profiling last month, she was dying to squeal an announcement."I'm working on something BIG, but I can't tell you just yet," she told us, graciously waving off our pleas for more deets--something to do with disclaimers and liability, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 28, 2011

    Boxcar 7

    PCH Lounge

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    April 21, 2011

    Terry Bradshaw, Treated for Brain Injury in OC, Wants NFL to Better Protect Players' Heads

    ​Whenever Terry Bradshaw says something stupid during a Fox NFL halftime show, you might yell at the screen that he ought to have his head examined. Turns out he already has.A Newport Beach physician says he's treating the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and Fox Sports football analyst for a brain in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    The Governator is Back--With a New TV Series

    Nate Mandos/Wikimedia Commons​So maybe that whole stint in politics didn't work out quite as well as planned. Former Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger, who's used to reading lines, has decided that his next project will be a TV show. According to The Hollywood Reporter, details of the secret series ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Bravo's Andy Cohen Says They're Done Expanding the Real Housewives Series

    Andy Cohen​About time! According to OK!, Bravo exec Andy Cohen confirmed that Miami has gotten the last gaggle of Real Housewives. "I really feel like we're done," he told the magazine, indicating the franchise won't be expanding with new cities. Sorry, Boise.

  • Music

    October 21, 2010

    A Believe-It-or-Not Interview With Imperial Stars

    [Mental Notes] Are the 'Traffic Jam' band idiots or marketing geniuses? Or both?

  • Calendar

    September 16, 2010
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    August 19, 2010

    Jack White Releases Conan O'Brien Album and Single!

    ​How'd we miss this?Last week the Hollywood Reporter said that Conan O'Brien is releasing two albums prior to  launching his new TBS talk show. They actually got it wrong, says our sister pub LA Weekly--Jack White's label, Third Man Records, will actually be "releasing a Conan O'Brien album a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Lt. Dan Choi Makes Daily Show Cameo

    ​Last night, in a segment brilliantly titled "Gay Reichs," Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones examined the claims made by one Scott Lively: that the nazis were gay. It includes the invention of the excellent term "glitzkrieg."Towards the second half, Tustin military-man-turned-gay-rights-activis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Last Night's Top Chef Masters Didn't Have Me Saying "D'Oh!"

    ​Did you catch last night's Top Chef Masters? Finally, a worthy episode on what seemed like a season in danger of backsliding into the histrionics of regular Top Chef with the F-bombs and manufactured drama. That's not to say there wasn't some of that last night, just less.

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Local Bloggers Judge This Week's Top Chef Masters

    Photo Courtesy of Eddie LinFrom left to right: Jay Rayner, Kelly Choi, Andrew Zimmern (Bizarre Food), Eddie Lin, Marc Moss (Weird Food Festival), Bill Esparza (Street Gourmet LA).​I know we write a lot about Eddie Lin. He--the author of Extreme Cuisine and the blog that started it all, Deep End ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Neil Young to Perform "Fuckin' Up" on Conan O'Brien's "Tonight Show" Finale? He Should!

    ​This evening Conan O'Brien fans will have one last chance to catch the funny man with the towering hairdo host the Tonight Show. Sure, O'Brien will likely resurface somewhere--the safe bet is Fox--shortly, and with a 45 million exit deal, he won't exactly be standing in the unemployment line in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Forget Same-Sex Marriage, Here's the Real Gay Debate of the Now

    Advocate.comBarney's boy​Over at the, the jury's still out on whether Real Housewives of Orange County spawn Ryan Vieth posting a self-photo of himself on the predominantly gay (and NSFW) site Guys With iPhones is news.The jury would be the Advocate's online readers.

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    [UPDATED WITH LA TIMES RESPONSE] For Times Reporter, It's Dancing With the Company You Cover

    Adam Larkey/ABCDancing With the Stars host Tom Bergeron, Times reporter Dawn C. Chmielewski and her partner Jonathan Roberts soak in applause. ​UPDATED WITH RESPONSE FROM LA TIMES VP . . . Perhaps it does not fully descend into the unethical bog like the revenue-sharing arrangement with the Stapl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Los Angeles: Not Grubby Enough For Adam Richman

    The Travel Channel​ We reported earlier this month that Adam Richman of Travel Channel's Man vs. Food would be doing a one-man show at the Wiltern in Los Angeles in December. That show has been cancelled due to "an unexpected change in his production schedule". The show should be rescheduled f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Jaime Pressly Returns to Costa Mesa, South Coast Plaza

    UPDATED WITH CORRECT LOCATION! My Name is Earl and I Love You, Man's Jaime Pressly returns home Wednesday to sign books at the South Coast Plaza Barnes & Noble Borders Books. Well, at least the North Carolina-born actress attended Costa Mesa High School while living with her classical danc ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2009

    A Family Divided

    Seth MacFarlane

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    January 8, 2009
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    January 1, 2009
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    September 25, 2008

    Fancy Footwork

    So You Think You Can Dance Tour

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2008

    No Strings Attached

    The Muppet Movie

  • Film

    February 14, 2008
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    February 7, 2008

    Bonus Bobcat Goldthwait

    When you interview a comedian, there are nearly always more good lines than can fit in an article. So go check out my interview with Bobcat Goldthwait first; then come back here and check out the extra stuff that didn't quite fit. Bobcat likes OC "I’ve performed behind the orange curtain a few ti ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    Smile Like You Mean It

    Miss Teen Newport Beach

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2007

    Boo Bravo!

    Apparently Bravo can't get enough of The Real Housewives of Orange County and now we're all going to suffer. The network just green lit a one-hour pilot for ousted housewife Jo De La Rosa as she searches for love and tries to become a famous singer in Los Angeles. I didn't think television coul ... More >>

  • Film

    November 8, 2007


    WEB EXCLUSIVE! The Kids Were Alright

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    September 6, 2007

    Yo Gabba Gabba: Yo Smoka Smoka!

    It has come to our attention that the more than slightly trippy kiddie show Yo Gabba Gabba! has Orange roots. Filmed in Long Beach and produced in our fair county by the folks who brought us The Aquabats, the show is filled with funky techno beats, '70s-inspired costumes, zany characters and meaning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2007

    Loretta Taking Her Act to HBO

    It's true! According to Dan Chmielewski over at blog, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Anaheim), is scheduled to appear as a guest on "Real Time With Bill Maher" Friday at 11 p.m. on HBO. Chmielewski wonders how many "pet the cat" jokes humorist Maher will utter. Perhaps not many ... More >>

  • Music

    February 8, 2007

    Railroad Accident

    Bobby Brown crawls out of the wreckage and waits for help to arrive

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2006

    Arresting Arrested Development non-developments

    Mitch Hurwitz, the pride of Estancia High who created the fab but now sadly departed Arrested Development, which had been the best show set in Orange County until that reality knock-off Coto de Desperate Housewives came out, tells Entertainment Weekly that wrestling and an animated Saturday morning ... More >>

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    Barney the Dinosaur? Meet Jan Crouch

    KOCE boss Mel Rogers is betting he can kill KOCE to save it

  • News

    July 3, 2003

    The Tonys!

    The DAs enemies list? Its an honor!

  • Culture

    June 20, 2002

    Los Simpsones de Springfield

    The Simpsons is the most Latino show on television

  • Culture

    June 22, 2000

    Love Goddess

    Judy Tenuta makes you buff her toes

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