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Tom Child

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Laguna Beach Independent Sold; LA CityBeat Folds

    Laguna Beach Independent city editor Andrea Adelson reports today the company behind 18-month-old Laguna Beach Magazine has agreed in principle to acquire the publication "at a time of financial difficulty for the weekly newspaper." Firebrand Media LLC will consolidate the Indy's operations with o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Free Crap That Came In The Mail: The Slow Poisoner Strikes Again

    I feel some definite cognitive dissonance (cog dis, if you will) for calling this "Free Crap That Came In The Mailm" because the negative connotation of crap--things that are worthless and lame--doesn't seem to apply. This is actually all kind of cool. But the more non-judgmental meaning of "crap," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    OC Weekly Local Music Compilation 2008

    Whew! We made it. OC Weekly is proud to present the best of Orange County. Download one or download 'em all! (we recommend them all, of course)

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    Because You're Ugly: Holistic Wisdom and Green Sex Toys

    It's not everyday one receives a press release on green sex toys in their inbox. Lisa S. Lawless, the CEO and founder of internet-based company Holistic Wisdom, Inc., has been pushing for an environmentally conscious movement in the sex toy industry. She stresses the importance on knowing what sex ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 25, 2008
  • Columns

    August 7, 2008
  • Features

    June 12, 2008
  • Features

    April 17, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2008

    What you missed over the weekend: Part XIV

    Dave Segal and Tom Child spent the weekend in Austin for the South By Southwest Festival, which they live-blogged out of Heard Mentality. Browse the SXSW blog for their coverage here, and do scroll down and flip through some slide shows while you're there. Chelsea Ide wraps up the SXSW weekend quite ... More >>

  • Food

    February 28, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2008

    Last Night: The Vandelles, LSD and the Search for God, Stevenson Branch Davidians at the Prospector

    The Vandelles, LSD and the Search for God, Stevenson Ranch Davidians January 12, 2008 The Prospector Better Than: Staring at your shoes while listening to Jesus and Mary Chain’s Darklands. Download: “Swell to Heaven” by the Vandelles. The most striking thing about Stevenson Ranch Davidian ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2007

    Thursday - 12/6

    John R. Wooden Classic Golf Tournament at Oak Creek Golf Club, Ocean Adventure Cruises at Dana Wharf

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2007

    Tuesday - 12/4

    Deborah Harry performs at the House of Blues, Quadrophenia at Irvine Fine Arts Center

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Wednesday - 11/28

    No End In Sight at Marie Callenders, Army of Darkness at Regency South Coast Village

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Tuesday - 11/27

    Anti-Flag at the Glass House, A World of Puppets: Expressions of Culture at Cal State Fullerton

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Monday - 11/26

    Rock Star Karaoke at Slidebar, Christmas Tree Lighting at South Coast Plaza

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Saturday - 11/24

    Travis at the House of Blues, GWAR at the Glass House, Scarlett Sisters Circus at the Bowers Museum

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Thursday - 11/22

    Cirque du Soleil: Corteo at the OC Fairgrounds, Hank Williams: Lost Highway at the Laguna Playhouse

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Tuesday - 11/20

    When the Levees Broke: Part II at the Irvine Fine Arts Center, The Whirling Dervishes of Turkey at the Barclay

  • Music

    August 30, 2007

    CD Review

    Magnolia Electric Co., Sojourner (Secretly Canadian)

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2007

    Lavender Diamond, OCMA, July 19, 2007

    Lavender Diamond demurely demand world peace forever. First thing I hear out of Lavender Diamond singer Rebecca Stark's well-designed mouth—and uttered with not a trace of snarkiness—is something to the effect of “Let's hear it for peace on Earth.” The editor in me always wants to retort, ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Cream of the Coachella Crop

    OC Weekly offers sage advice to maximize your festival dollar

  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    Meet the New Music Boss

    Not the same as the old music boss

  • Columns

    April 5, 2007

    Letters

    'How DARE you call the film phony. This is a war against the Vietnamese community. We will organize a major protest against OC Weekly'

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2007

    There's a Spotlight Here with Your Name on It (Possibly)

    Hello... is this thing on? Check! Check! Okay. Everything appears to be in working order. I'm Dave Segal, the new music editor of OC Weekly. Pleased to meet you. To expand a bit on this post by Tom Child, I come here from Seattle, where there are as many bands as there are Starbucks units. A fa ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 25, 2007

    Letters

    'This is the USA. We dont do satire, thank you. We are very serious, thank you. But next time you have a good fart joke we will laugh like hell.'

  • Food

    January 18, 2007

    Less Food, More Wine

    Fear planning large group dinners? Try hosting your next one at Utopia

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2006

    Album Covers Of The Year 2006

    To their credit, Pitchfork compiled a more-or-less well done 25 worst album covers of the year list, but they're remiss in not recognizing the power of a well done album cover. Rather than complain, we're taking matters into our own hands and making a list of our own. If RIAA doomsayers are to be be ... More >>

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    2006 of One, Half a Dozen of the Other

    2006 of One, Half a Dozen of the Other

  • Columns

    October 12, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Oct. 4 - Oct. 10

  • News

    August 31, 2006
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