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Another weekend, another show with superstar chef Jet Tila on KLAA-AM 830. We turn the keyboard over to show producer Andy Harris--enjoy!
How goes our favorite skankin', live-action TV superheroes? The last time we saw the Aquabats, they were performing at the Great Park for a 2012 summer season-ender, and there were suspiciously a ton of kids in the audience. (Maybe it has something to do with the first season The Aquabats! Super Sho ... More >>
A federal judge in Orange County has granted summary judgment to Dish Network and imposed a massive fine on a Little Saigon man who operated a satellite piracy business.U.S. District Court Judge James V. Selna ruled this week that Tan Nguyen, the owner of several websites including ftafoall.net and ... More >>
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If Dish Network officials were wondering how much patience U.S. District Court Judge James V. Selna can show to an accused Little Saigon satellite access code pirate, they got a better glimpse of the answer today: tons.For nearly five months, Tan Nguyen--the onetime owner of a 170,000 member website ... More >>
The Little Saigon website owner accused of running an international satellite piracy operation now faces accusations that he destroyed thousands of records after a federal judge in Orange County ordered him to comply with Dish Network subpoenas.For a recent Moxley Confidential, Vietnamese immigrant& ... More >>
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The Simpsons' 500th episode is upon us. As tempted as I am to write about my favorite minor characters, couch gags, and guest stars, I suspect you're getting your fill of bloggers' opinions. Instead, I've collected comments from the show's writers, artists, and crew (past and present) about us, t ... More >>
LA Philharmonic's dashing music director Gustavo Dudamel is guesting on PBS' Sesame Street on Monday, Feb. 6 for the first time ever. Dudamel and Elmo are going to play together by "conducting a sheep playing a violin, an octopus playing the drums and a chorus of penguins singing opera."
Sesame Street announced that a new, "poverty-stricken Muppet" will talk about hunger struggles on Sesame Street. Named Muppet Lily, her family deals with "food insecurity," and will part of a prime-time special with country singer Brad Paisley and his wife Kimberly Williams Paisle ... More >>
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) of Greater Los Angeles, which is based in Anaheim, will bestow its 2011 Courage in Media Award to Indian-British actor and comedian Aasif Hakim Mandviwal.He's better known as Aasif Mandvi, the hilarious correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stew ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why don't more Mexis appear on television news talk shows?
"I will gladly go upside a bitch's head if she thinks she wants to try me."-23-year-old Nastasia Townsend, formerly a "shy little girl" from Sacramento before becoming a Huntington Beach blowhard who dreams of owning a strip club, as the end credits roll on tonight's premiere episode of Bad Girls ... More >>
Flickr User Erik AnestadMichael Voltaggio, the brooding champion of Top Chef Season 6, will be one of four celebrity chefs who will talk, and perhaps do a cooking demonstration, at the upcoming OC Fair.
Segerstom Concert Hall
RadarOnline.com reports bisexual, "Brazilian Booty" fitness trainer Fernanda Rocha will join The Real Housewives of Orange County cast.And her role will reportedly be "to stir things up."Those who prefer your unreal reality shows shaken, not stirred, consider yourselves warned.
Sesame StreetIt had to happen sooner or later: the inevitable Boob Backlash.After the skirmishes and scuffles of the summer, the innocent bystanders of the Boob Wars have risen up, and they've set their sights on their first targets: Katy Perry on Sesame Street.
We told you here about the Monday night airing of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart segment on the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District's Confucius Classroom (which some have cast as a Red Chinese plot to pollute young American minds).Now, you can feast your eyes on the video. When the fake n ... More >>
Jay Chen, a member of the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Board of Education, informs on his Facebook page that The Daily Show With Jon Stewart segment on a district school's controversial Confucius Classroom airs tonight."My Daily Show interview with Aasif re: our Chinese Class is sch ... More >>
LA-based chef Juan-Carlos Cruz, who hosted the cooking show Calorie Commando on the Food Network from 2004-2006, has been arrested and is being held in LA County Jail for allegedly asking homeless men to commit murder. One of the homeless men went to police, upon which "investigators l ... More >>
See no Kai Chen.This post mentioned how cameras from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart were going to be at Thursday night's Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Board of Education meeting, where activists planned to protest a "Confucius Classroom" coming to a middle school.
Conan O'Brien's live comedy/music review, which is aptly titled "Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television," lands April 24-25 at Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal City Walk, poignantly close to where the tall drink of redhead taped The Tonight Show before NBC fucked him over.
By the time you read this, the ink may already be dry on a $30 million to $40 million settlement that would allow Conan O'Brien to leave NBC so Jay Leno can reclaim The Tonight Show.Meanwhile, one of the many comedians backing CoCo has compared Leno's late-night TV ascension to the political maki ... More >>
Two Orange-based moms launch The Mothers Against Nickelodeon, which is critical of the cable channel's marketing to children, with a free Chapman University screening Thursday of a film critical of "the commercialization of childhood."
Bravo TVIt was Restaurant Wars last week in Top Chef: Las Vegas, and finally this season, things got interesting. Now I've never been a fan of Top Chef when the show focuses on the extracurricular antics of the cheftestants -- the head shaving incidents of Season 2 and the hidden-camera canoo ... More >>
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien - Disney CutbacksA few weeks ago, the Walt Disney Company reported a 26 percent drop in profits, thanks to a decline at its many theme parks and media networks like ABC and ESPN. Conan O'Brien, meanwhile, offered his own suggestions on how Disneyland should ... More >>
Bravo TV1. They don't live together. The first shots of the show isn't of the cheftestants waking up from bed in their undies, yawning, and brushing their teeth. Another plus of not having them shoved into the same living quarters: No possibility of head shaving incidents, hidden-camera kanoodli ... More >>
UPDATE: The original video has disappeared, thanks to "a copyright claim by Lazy Town Entertainment." What, they don't like lines like "grab a dick, it's yours bitch" associated with their kids' show? Bizarre! I put up another (still-extant as of 4:26 p.m. PST on Dec. 4) upload of it, but I doubt th ... More >>
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