• News

    December 26, 2013

    OC Weekly's Year In Review 2013

    Tacos and terrorists, chopped-off dicks in the desert, and drinking with Marines in Coachella cap off our year that was

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Jeffs, Pols and Coeds At the New Paul's in Orange!

    [Editor's Note: We all know local music and dive bars go hand-in-hand. So in the interest of merging the two together on Heard Mentality, we bring you our newest nightlife column Dive, Dive, My Darling. Read this week as our bold editor-in-chief, Gustavo Arellano takes over for web editor Taylor "He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    [UPDATED: BODY FOUND] Jack Culolias, Arizona State University Student from Brea, Still Missing

    See the latest update at the bottom of the page... ORIGINAL POST, DEC. 14, 8:00 A.M.: On Nov. 30, Brea resident Jack Culolias went out with around 200 other people in fraternities and sororities from Arizona State University to the Cadillac Ranch in Tempe. Culolias was about to start Hell Week in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Summerland - Greek Theatre - 6/29/12

    Summerland TourGreek Theatre 6/29/12 The nostalgia factor has always been an easy way for bands that have become culturally irrelevant to join forces in order to tour and make a quick buck. It's a tried and true formula that has worked since the one-hit wonders of the '60s realized that there was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    NOFX at the House of Blues Last Night

    ​NOFX January 12, 2011 House of Blues Anaheim Check out our NOFX slideshow here! Over the years I have come to see NOFX perform at several different venues: The Marquee Theater in Tempe, Emo's in Austin (pre Cokie the Clown pissing in a tequila bottle incident), Sunset House of Blues, The Grove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    What You Missed: Big 4, Railroad Revial Tour, Paw Pawty, Robert Plant

    ​What'd you miss this weekend? It was a long one for us: We headed out to Indio (again!) for the Big 4 Festival with Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer; then we checked out the Railroad Revival Tour, which stopped in San Pedro with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Mumford & Sons. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Ska Parade Celebrates its 20th Anniversary at Slidebar Tonight​Long-running radio show the Ska Parade is in the midst of celebrating its 20th anniversary, which means the program is older than some of its listeners. It also means a birthday party is in order, so SP head honcho Tazy Phyllipz decided to celebrate by hitting the road with the Ska Par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    It's a Wiley World After All

    Welcome to Wiley World.​Lilly Fowler of recently parachuted into "Wiley World."That would be the nickame for the domain of pastor Wiley Drake of the First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park. As Clockwork and other Weeklings have blogged since President Barack Obama's election, Drake h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwdown: Angels' Original Owls Fly Again

    Courtesy of FutureAngels.comSeven of the eight Statesville Owls of 1961 who came to Tempe pose for the camera.​​The not-yet-dead Texas Rangers are trying to prevent the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim from winning the American League West crown, something the Halos can achieve as early as tonight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Pastor Wiley Drake Has Obama-Death-Prayer Competition

    Pastor Steven Anderson with a future mind ripe for polluting.First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park pastor Wiley Drake now has high-profile competition when it comes to praying for President Barack Obama's death. Pastor Steven L. Anderson of Tempe, Arizona's Faithful Word Baptist Church- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Last Night: Nine Inch Nails, Health at the Fonda

    Chris VictorioDon't be fooled. This picture is from the Hollywood Pallaidum on Sept. 3!​Last Night: Nine Inch Nails, Health, at the Music Box at the Fonda, Los Angeles; September 8, 2009.Better Than: The two previous Los Angeles "Wave Goodbye" shows at the Hollywood Palladium and the Echoplex, if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Last Night: Hellogoodbye, Fun, Limbeck at Chain Reaction

    Hellogoodbye gettin' blurry with it.​Last Night: Hellogoodbye, Fun, Limbeck at Chain Reaction, Anaheim; August 19, 2009.Better Than: Waiting for the next Hellogoodbye album to come out (it's been three years this month since Drive-Thru released Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs!).Great Debate: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Last Night: Death Cab for Cutie, Tegan and Sara, the New Pornographers at the Hollywood Bowl

    Just watch the fireworks.Last Night: Death Cab for Cutie, Tegan and Sara and the New Pornographers at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles; July 5, 2009.Better than: Staying home and celebrating the Fifth of July, the sacred holiday commemorating the cloning of Dolly the Sheep in 1996.Minor celebrity s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2009

    Live(ish) from Coachella: Final Friday Thoughts!

    About to head out to take on another day. Whee! Beth Stirnaman is here in OC Weekly Central (Motel 6 in Palm Springs) uploading pics, so soon you'll have some stuff to look at instead of just these awesome plain text posts. Heard Mentality blogger Nate Jackson is here, too. Say hi, Nate!Before shovi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 8

    Orange County Register: The man who shot himself to death inside Crystal Cathedral two weeks ago thought he was a prophet of God and heard the voices of demons inside his head. Wait, there's more than one of us? The Reg also has video of the dude. . . . A Costa Mesa Police officer and another f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Last Night: Jimmy Eat World at Club Nokia

    Photo by Andrew YoussefLast Night: Jimmy Eat World, No Knife at Club Nokia, Los Angeles, March 5, 2009.Better than: Hearing John Mayer do his song "Clarity."Preemptive justification: Sure, we don't really cover LA shows here, but I haven't reviewed one since Jenny Lewis at the Orpheum back in Octobe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Super Bowl Partying with Colorado's Underminer

    BY REX REASONSuper Bowl. SUPER Bowl. SUPER BOWL. You can try to escape this unique and uniquely American "holiday," but even if you ignore it, it hangs in the air. Since Super Sunday was the setting when I spoke with Jeff Reese of Fort Collins, Colorado's Underminer--in town tomorrow at Alex's Bar i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    On-Sale Saturday: Black Lips, Shelby Lynne, More

    Those wacky Black Lips! They have a show coming up on April 15 at Detroit Bar, and now they added another one, at the Glass House on May 2! And other shows are also going on sale! Yay!

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    The Maine Sells Out Two Shows at Chain Reaction

    Pop-punk band The Maine are from Tempe, Arizona, the same 40-square mile city where I spent pretty much my entire life (give or take) other than the last few months.So it's with a good deal of hometown pride that I talk about their two sold-out shows at Chain Reaction in Anaheim, tonight and tomorro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    Metalocalypse Season 2 on DVD Today

    Yesterday's announcement of Tim and Eric coming to the Glass House has got me in an Adult Swim-kind of mood, so it would be remiss not to note season 2 of "Metalocalypse" is out on DVD today.The cartoon is co-created by Brendon Small, the man behind the excellent "Home Movies." It's nominally about ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 29, 2008
  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Gin and Chronic

    Gin Blossoms

  • Columns

    October 6, 2005

    Hes Too Sexy

    A night of misery, hot lunches, and neither rockin nor tacos in Fullerton

  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    Get Into Girls Pants

    Death By Stereo

  • Columns

    February 19, 2004

    How Will We Know?

    Only our vaginas know for sure!

  • News

    July 11, 2002