• Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    Quiz: Are You a Geriatric Gen-Xer?

    By: Alex Rendon It just seems to creep up on you, doesn't it? Suddenly one morning, you notice a few gray hairs have commandeered space on your scalp. This is precious real estate, considering how far that hairline has receded in the past year. Most of your old high school pals are popping out bab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Finding the Beauty in Life at the Blarney Stone

    [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 as our bold web editor Taylor "Hellcat" Hamby stumbles into the dive bar scene every week to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Dan Schaeffer, Leisure World Chief, Sues Old Coots on Board for Trashing Gays and Mexicans

    To paraphrase the late, great Kent Brockman, ladies and gentlemen, I've been to Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq, and I can say without hyperbole that the Seal Beach Seizure World battle is a million times worse than all of them put together. Dan Schaeffer is suing the Golden Rain Foundation because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    Slater's 50/50 Now Has a Burger Patty Made of 100% Bacon

    Slater's 50/50, the pork-fat empire famous for its 50/50 burger made of 50-percent ground beef and 50-percent ground bacon, has gone all in with its latest artery-clogging offering. Its July Burger of the Month is The 'Merica, a 100-percent bacon burger. I need to pop a Tums just thinking about it.& ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Top Five Cheeseburgers Under $5--and Our Top Five Cheeseburgers Over $5

    Chasen Marshall/OC WeeklyIn-N-Out: A god among burgers, but OC's best?Let's get this out of the way quick: I'm no food critic. ​I'm just another blue-blooded American who loves him some bloody beef and flavorful cheese on a big, toasted bun. If there can be a beer and a ball game (anything but bas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Five Food Challenges in Orange County

    The Catch Facebook Page The WTF Burger at The Catch in Anaheim is a stomach-busting stack of eight pounds of meat, five avocados, 15 strips of bacon, 24 slices of cheddar and a heaping pile of fried peppers.​Yes, America, this is why you're fat. Ah, well. Unbutton those pants and win some stuff! & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    More East-Meets-Mex Fusion at Wafu of Japan

    I raved about the samurai burrito at Wafu of Japan last month; here's another Japexican creation from this small, delicious eatery: jalapeños stuffed with spicy tuna.No need to buy Tums. The chilies that Wafu's chefs use are of the shishito variety, more piquant than fiery, while when has anyone ev ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 29, 2004

    Almost Bionic

    Dockers ProStyle are better, stronger, fasternot better-looking

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    Dig the New Brood

    Pinehurst Kids honest rock

  • Music

    June 24, 1999

    Toxic Rock Syndrome

    Theyre up! Theyre down! But dont call the Pinehurst Kids emo