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[Summer Guide 2012] Your guide to the good stuff
The Orange County Fair Board, facing a crowd of more than 100 that included many animal advocates today, voted to end elephant rides.The news was cheered by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which has sought bans on performing pachyderms around the country, and disdained by Have ... More >>
Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox Behold: our weekly round up of all that is good in the foodie-sphere this week. Read what you missed or want to relive after the jump!
Courtesy of 20th Century Fox via Grub StreetWhen we saw this image, we did a double take. What the what? Nope, our eyes aren't deceiving us. That is, in fact, Bart chillin' with some faux Sriracha and kimchi.It's from the next Simpsons episode, which, as Grub Street reveals, will be devoted to fo ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly Click here to see more images.WeezerAugust 4, 2011Pacific AmphitheaterSo that was weird.Seeing front man Rivers Cuomo run, jump and dance around; start and finish the set in the audience; sing a track off Pinkerton; touch his band mates ... it was a different Weezer ... More >>
The making of a monkey activist
UPDATE, JUNE 27, 10:40 A.M.: A Los Angeles-based animal rights group today announced the filing of a lawsuit against the contractor who runs the elephant rides at the Santa Ana Zoo.However, the suit does not concern the ride operations that have been blasted by advocates for animals but Perris-ba ... More >>
It's real! "Duff Beer for me, Duff Beer for you . . ." The Miami Herald has discovered the famous fictional lager at real-life bars in Mexico, Argentina, Colombia and Chile. The bottles, sold for about $5.50 each, bear the same logo as the ice cold brew chugged nightly by Homer and friends a ... More >>
"The Road to the Oscars"--which ends Sunday night at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood--includes a pit stop at the historic Lido moviehouse in Newport Beach at 7 tonight.That's where Regency Theatres and the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation host producer Robert Kline, who will run down the no ... More >>
Cults and the uncertain futures dominate Sundance
An ailing franchise gets another chance with 'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader'
Comic-Con International 2010 kicked off yesterday, and the first day of the yearly pilgrimage for nerdery in film, comics, games and more include Angelina Jolie sightings, a Jackass in 3D and updates on many many movies that geeks like. Check out our slideshow here.Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyThe ... More >>
20th Century Fox"The Star-Spangled Banner" has an image problem. That is, no one likes it.Oh sure, everyone respects and reveres what it stands for, what it evokes in us as nation and as a people. But no one really admires it on its merits as song, and singers and sports fans have long detested t ... More >>
TMZ.comNothing to see here, folks.Remember that July 15, 2008, incident where mixed-martial artist Quinton "Rampage" Jackson crashed his Ford F-150 into several vehicles and then led police on a high-speed chase that had him aggressively weaving through traffic, chatting on his cell phone, accele ... More >>
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Cafe Setareh; Gray Matters; Nishabd; The Ultimate Gift
Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune
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Deck the halls with boughs of Hollywood
Borat clung to No. 1 again this past weekend, no doubt bouyed by countless favorable reviews, exceedingly positive word-of-mouth and Steve Lowery's article on the climactic scenes filmed at the Block at Orange. Steve's story surmises that because mall security spilled the beans to him about what the ... More >>
Movie of the Week: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
movie event of the week: The (Unofficial) Zombie Film Festival
Raucous doc catches moral watchdogs with their pants down
The third X-Men is a charm for comic fans
With three new films about to hit theaters, the British character actor finds himself ever more at home in America
Is Snoop selling out or just selling?
GB gives the loverman a melvin
Napoleon Dynamite is a dud
X2 is everything its cracked up to beand less!
The melancholy death and life of Monkeybone
The Woman Chaser and What Lies Beneath
Buffy-lovers fight Fox
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