If you caught the lackluster Carell/Buscemi/Carrey comedy The Incredible Burt Wonderstone since it opened last weekend, you've quickly become well-acquainted with Imagine Dragons' "On Top of the World" if you didn't know the song already. The folky tune is utilized repeatedly in Burt Wonderstone as ... More >>
We're got our food festivals here, sure, and they're usually pretty cool events. I spent last Sunday afternoon very happily and gluttonously stuffing my face with pork and craft cocktails, and there's always the Taste of OC and the various city tasting events. There's Patchwork and Secret Fork, wher ... More >>
According to Rolling Stone, Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst is developing an autobiographical sitcom called "Douchebag," news that prompted dozens of showbiz bloggers to declare it the most accurate sitcom title ever.
UPDATE, Sept. 7, 9:44 a.m.: And what do you know, there's a 20th anniversary edition of Pocket Full of Kryptonite that features the album "as you remember it." Original post, Sept. 6, 10:36 a.m.: Nostalgia for the 1990s has been surging lately, spurred, as nostalgia often is, by a yearning by s ... More >>
The divine secrets of the Eskimo sisterhood
The alt-country Texans, which takes a page from Dylan's songbook-literally
Myspace / Tim KirchDo you like All Time Low? Boys Like Girls? Good Charlotte? Third Eye Blind? Festivals? Free tickets to festivals? You're in luck then--we're giving away a pair of tickets to the Bamboozle Roadshow. Sure, it's moved from Irvine to The Palladium in Hollywood. And it's now going ... More >>
Orange County music might not have many annual traditions, but this is one: every holiday season, OC punk legends the Vandals play their "Christmas Formal" at the House of Blues in Anaheim; playing wacky Christmas tunes (including modern classic "Christmas Time for My Penis") from their 1996 record ... More >>
House of Blues
Usually when I decide to spend like a baller for a nice dinner (about twice a year), Newport Beach is the first place I think of. Luckily, the 20th Annual Taste of Newport rolled into town, bringing an onslaught of appetizers and entrees to sink my teeth into. By the time I had scarfed and sipped my ... More >>
Free Beer Giveaway, All day long! Call for details! Seriously! 625 N. Grand Ave., Santa Ana, CA 92701 (714) 796-7740 Samurai Sword Wack-Off, 7 p.m. Come smack swords with some of the best men in the business. Test your strength. Huntington Beach Pier 714-550-5963 Mary Tyler Moore Laser Light Show ... More >>
There is none higher
Squeezing out Sparks
The Art of the Clang at Koos
Handicapping the Weenie Fester, Roast
Galaxy Concert Theatre
Saturday, Jan. 8
Saturday, Nov. 27
The futura is now
On tour with a wildly famous Orange County band
The OC Supertones, the Pope and the rise of the new Christian rock
Are the Neil Armstrong Band OC's best rock group?
Hey! A whole new genre! Dirt-pop tractor rock!