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    July 11, 2014

    Hidden Cash-Grab Fever Comes to Orange County

    The worldwide phenomenon known as Hidden Cash brought a frenzied hunt for free money in the ground unseen in California since the 1850's (or, you know, since last night's money drop in Whitter) to Orange County Friday. Hundreds of modern-day prospectors flocked to the sands of Huntington Beach in se ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    Non-Racist OC Register Fustercluck of the Week (Pothead Edition)

    Times sure have changed. Back in the day, racists of all stripes knew they could count on the Orange County Register to provide them a forum to express their vile stupidity simply by reporting the news and allowing readers to comment anonymously. The unrelentingly bigoted vitriol soon became an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    On the Line: David Man of Palm Terrace and Lounge, Part Two

    While not a luxe lonchera, Palm Terrace now has a catering truck, ready to serve parties of five to 500 wherever they can park it (most recently at the OC Fairgrounds). His mom's infamous cooking makes another appearance in this segment as well, but so does Yoda. It'll make more sense once you perus ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    House of Dreamz Lost Galaxy at the Yost Theater: Fail Wars & Best Wars

    ​Every Friday night at the Yost Theater, House of Dreamz hosts outrageous themed club parties. Among some of the past themes have been Neon Wonderland (Party Rock), 'All White Party, and most recently Lost Galaxy. Last night housed Princes leia's, Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Yoda and many others. &nbs ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 19, 2012

    Kaba Modern Created a Dance Dance Revolution

    Popping and locking with UC Irvine's dance crew and the movement it helped to create

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    January 5, 2012

    Star Wars Burgers to Arrive in Europe

    ​To promote the release of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace in 3D, European fast-food chain Quick isn't simply tossing some plastic-wrapped toys into kiddie meals. Instead, it's introducing Star Wars burgers. From Jan. 31 to March 1, customers at the French and Belgian locations can choose from the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Yoda Stars in Instant Ramen Commercial

    ​Yoda sells out for a ramen spot? The force must have been strong in Nissin's ad agency, because it's an official Lucasfilm production. Watch this commercial, you must.

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    October 26, 2011

    Six Star Wars-Themed Jack O'Lanterns

    Flickr user buechners​A couple of triangles and a mouth serrated with teeth not good enough for you? Anxious to show off your skills with a knife and a grapefruit spoon? Some would-be George Lucases with a great deal of patience have rendered America's favorite science fiction film series in orang ... More >>

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    October 19, 2011

    Fred Durst, Now with Sitcom! (Called 'Douchebag,' Cough Cough)

    ​ According to Rolling Stone, Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst is developing an autobiographical sitcom called "Douchebag," news that prompted dozens of showbiz bloggers to declare it the most accurate sitcom title ever.

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    May 11, 2011

    Star Tours Disneyland Relaunch: T-Minus Three Weeks

    ​To say that Disneyland's old Star Tours ride (which originally opened in the park in 1987) was a little dated doesn't even begin to do it justice. Sure, some of the park's attractions are brought back with an admitted sense of nostalgia attached to them. Occasionally, enough time has passed for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Dogs Star Wars = Ookie Wookiees, Yoda Bodas and Snorgle Ewoks! (Vote for the Cutest Pups)

    Mary Bell/OC Weekly​Because it is still Star Wars Day, we want you to vote on the best canines dressed as Yoda, Ewoks and Wookiees on the Internetz. No, really. It will be fun.

  • Culture

    June 3, 2010

    May the Porcelain Be With You

    [Trendzilla] Angela Rossi takes grandma chic to a galaxy far, far away

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    May 17, 2010

    Williams-Sonoma Offering Star Wars Pancake Molds, Cookie Cutters

    williams-sonoma.comMay the forks be with you.​Hey look, another thing you didn't know existed but that you totally need!

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    April 2, 2009

    Incoming: Butch Walker, MewithoutYou, Headed to the Glass House, They Are

    Sorry for the unintentional Yoda-speak in the subject there.Couple Glass House shows to tell you about: Butch Walker (pictured), OF COURSE formerly of the Marvelous 3, is coming to the Pomona venue on May 28. Tickets are $14, and on sale tomorrow (April 3) at noon. The flipside of that coin (musical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    The Cure, The Killers, Death Cab for Cutie Announced for KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas

    It's radio station concert day! Apparently! KROQ has announced their lineup for day two (Dec. 14) of Almost Acoustic Christmas at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, and it is predictably pretty great: The Cure, The Killers, Death Cab for Cutie, Paramore, Franz Ferdinand (!), Scott Weiland, ... More >>