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Trenton

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    NEW COLUMN: The Poorman's OC '4 Under $6': Under $1 Taco Madness!

    Gentle readers: Behold the debut of our latest column: "The Poorman's OC 4 Under $6, written by our own King of All Media, Jim "The Poorman" Trenton! Every week, he'll regale us with cheap eats and things to do in this great county of ours. Now, here's the Poorman! "You Can Enjoy The Good Life With ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    John Wayne Drank at Class of '47

    [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 weekly nightlife column Dive, Dive, My Darling. Read as our bold web editor, Taylor "Hellcat" Hamby, stumbles into the dive bar scene every week ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 3, 2013

    Here Lies Wally George

    The story of the father of combat TV as told by female wrestlers, punk rockers and a furniture-throwing pacifist

  • Culture

    October 27, 2011

    Let It Bleed

    Hard at work on his eighth novel, 'Deadwood' author Pete Dexter still packs a punch

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Tom Hanks Namechecks Poorman on Live TV

    ​If everyone in showbiz was lined up one a pole--and there is no evidence they are not--one would find Tom Hanks and Jim "The Poorman" Trenton at polar opposites.And yet, on live television this morning, the Hollywood mega-star namechecked Newport Beach's most famous sad sack, who in January pulle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Taco Bell Crime of the Week!

    ​It's about time a big city gets mentioned in this column--Middle America and hick towns have been hogging up the Taco Bell crimes, you know? And the stupidity of this crime is mind-boggling: doesn't the guy know Taco Bell is the new donut shop for police officers? From Trenton, New Jersey:New Jer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Gossip Mag Picks Up Poorman's Dr. Drew Tales

    "From your lips to God's ear" is how the old saying goes. A new twist would be "From Poorman's Facebook page to Life & Style Magazine." Poorman's Facebook pageJim "Poorman" Trenton and David "Dr. Drew" Pinsky party at a KROQ bikini search in 1983.​

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    That's Not a Virus Infecting Your Computer, It's Poorman

    He's been all over the radio dial. He's burned through all the local broadcast television channels. Now Poorman is headed for the infinite bandwidth of the World Wide Web. God help us all . . . Newport Beach, CA - January 21, 2009 - Picture Jay Leno meets Loveline meets Wayne's World with the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2008

    More Woes for Poorman

    Jim "Poorman" Trenton, local "celebrity" and self-described "most fired man in show business" (see "Enter Poorman," Nov. 8, and "Exit Poorman," Jan. 3] is once again caught up in controversy after his May 16 third-annual Bikini Mile at Hollywood Park Race Track and Casino in Inglewood. The event, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2008

    Poorman Sues KDOC

    As predicted, on January 18th Jim "The Poorman" Trenton and his attorney Brian D. Boydston filed suit against KDOC and its parent company Ellis Communications. The suit alleges breach of contract, and demands damages "in a sum according to proof at trial, but not less that $27,646" for revenues lost ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2008

    Poorman, Warts and All

    As mentioned in today’s news section, Jim “The Poorman” Trenton and KDOC have parted ways, in a dispute over controversial advertising. The station says he refused to get more mainstream sponsors; Trenton says they didn’t give him enough time. Trenton also says that he got told unequivocall ... More >>

  • News

    January 3, 2008

    Exit Poorman

    Add KDOC to the long list of Jim Trenton's former employers

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2007

    Breaking News: The Poorman Gets Fired Again?

    It was only a month ago that we wrote about Jim "The Poorman" Trenton's triumphant return to KDOC, and at that time, the station seemed very happy to have him back. Not for long. Poorman's Bikini Beach has been taken off the air, in what appears to be a dispute over some of his advertisers. In resp ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 15, 2007

    Letters

    "What do you mean, no better than a McNugget?"

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    LYT on Poorman's Bikini Beach tonight

    Just got a call from our cover boy Jim "Poorman" Trenton -- it seems the Knott's Halloween Haunt episode, referenced in the article, will be airing tonight. During the course of the evening, he cornered me on camera, and apparently some of that footage made the final cut. So check it out, won't yo ... More >>

  • Features

    November 8, 2007

    Enter Poorman

    Life's a (bikini) beach for KDOC's returning late-night host

  • Film

    July 12, 2007

    Coming Soon

    In the last days of the Los Angeles Film Festival, a glimpse of the year’s filmic future

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2007

    LAFF 2007: Stuttering to a Close

    After spending the other day at the Landmark, surrounded by bookstore windows advertising the latest upcoming boy-wizard bonanza, I had to wonder if I'm the only one who wants to chant "Har-ry Potter and the DEATHLY HALLOWS! Har-ry Potter and the DEATHLY HALLOWS! " in the style of the Beastie Boys y ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 25, 2005
  • News

    April 3, 2003

    On the Beach

    Poormans Bikini Brigade draws a line in the sand

  • Music

    November 15, 2001
  • Culture

    April 26, 2001
  • Music

    September 21, 2000
  • Music

    December 17, 1998

    Viva Anti-Radio!

    Poorman's local-band show returns

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