Twenty-one dashes of Angostura, Peychaud's, and orange bitters later, Jefferson Van Billiard has all the ingredients he needs to make The Sawyer. The bitters, added to a basic blend of gin, lime juice, and simple syrup, paint the transparent liquid a luscious magenta when mixed. The drink looks swee ... More >>
Droves of tattoo-sporting, vest-wearing nerds roam the Happiest Place On Earth. They don't make war, they say—they make magic
Wow: if ever you needed a Nero fiddling moment for the mess that is Anaheim, it happened this night, just around the time when protestors angry at the police shooting deaths of Manuel Diaz and Joel Acevedo were facing off against police: Disneyland shot off its fireworks, completely oblivious of the ... More >>
You can poke a tiger with a stick, out an uncover narc and give a wedgie to a made assassin, but one thing you do NOT want to fuck with is Disney's FastPass system. For those who have not had the pleasure of parting with mortgage payments at Disneyland and California Adventure within the past 13 ... More >>
It was a Disneyland-filled weekend--starting last Friday, goths of all ages invaded the Happiest Place on Earth for the annual Bats Day in the Fun Park. There was a costumed wake, a "Black Market," and, of course, fun times at Disneyland Resort (and SPF). Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tid ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyRush August 13, 2010Verizon Wireless AmphitheaterSee the slideshow here!Mere months away from celebrating the 30th anniversary of their seminal album Moving Pictures, Rush easily sold out the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater as they played the album in its entirety along ... More >>
If you don't have Comedy Central, you're lucky. Sort of. On the one hand, you haven't been bombarded by grinding repetition of commercials featuring the classic Futurama character hypnotoad. The wonky-eyed frog drones incessantly while a voice commands viewers to watch the new episodes that ... More >>
Making this send-up into compelling theater turns out to be an impossible dream for the Hunger Artists
Alright, fine: So it's a little morbid, but since the park's grand opening in 1955, a few hiccups have happened during Disneyland's reign as the Happiest Place on Earth--nine of them, to be exact. Which, statistically speaking, isn't all that bad. We guess. All but one of the fatalities ... More >>
Photo by Rick Kent An Amy Poehler look-alike crosses the finish line at the Trek Women Triathlon in Austin, Texas, where she had to get wet first.The caps are their's as the Trek Women Triathlon Series bills itself as "the ONLY women's triathlon series CREATED BY WOMEN, RUN BY WOMEN, EXCLUSIV ... More >>
Everybody has cash to spare these days, so the big question is how to blow it to get the most bang for your buck. This is especially true, of course, of Mouseketeers. I mean, should those with valid Orange County addresses spend $99 for a three-day pass to visit Disneyland and/or California Adventur ... More >>
By Andrew Youssef Better Than: Sitting at home trying to emulate Rush on the Rock Band video game. Download: The Big Money" from their Myspace page. It's not surprising to see the occasional air guitar solo from an audience member during a rock concert. At last night's Rush show, air drums and ... More >>
DJ Z-Trip enters the Blend Zone with his All-Pro soundtrack
No. 6: You got a problem with happy?
Movies! Rides! Movies! Rides!
World peace starts at your summer barbecue
Hats off to Quiksilvers annual holiday party
Queens in the Kingdom is just too damn gay
Is Disneyland a haven for rodents?
Orange County, California: 2001
Patriotism means opening your wallet
The art of watching the watchers
Alison M. Rosen confesses her love of Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light
Consider your origins: you were not made that you might live as brutes, but so as to follow virtue and knowledge.