| Jul 21, 2011
| 12:04 PM
The combination seems unbeatable: Jay-Z and Kanye West teaming up over a blazing Otis Redding sample.
But “Otis,” a new digital single (streaming HERE) from the forthcoming West/Jay-Z album, “Watch the Throne,” is a bit of a...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Sotto Sopra has a tantalizing restarurant week menu, I think. Take a look.
Essentiallly, it's the regular Sotto Sopra menu but I like how Riccardo Bosio has figured out a way to keep on a few of the higher-ticket items without sacrifcing quality --...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Rapper and actor Heavy D, who played an influential role in shaping
rap music in the late '80s and early '90s with a fusion of New Jack Swing and reggae, has died. He was 44.
Heavy D, who was born Dwight Arrington Myers, died Tuesday in the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:30 PM
When Flashback Heart Attack takes the stage, the 80s cover band doesn't just conjure up fun memories for the crowd. They put on a show.
The band members, from Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, enjoy interacting with fans during their set. They entertain with...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Years ago, "Big Daddy" offered a hint of what Adam Sandler would be like as a parent, and he goes full-on father - still with his patented brand of humor - by playing dad to fellow "Saturday Night Live" alum Andy Samberg in this reasonably amusing comedy....
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:48 AM
I'm going out on a limb here, so don't push me please, but "The X Factor" is the best singing competition show on TV right now.
Anyone who wants to argue can meet me at the flagpole at four. There is a chemistry that I think just works with the judges...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:54 PM
People have a lot of reasons for hating me.
My political, religious and social views. My false air of superiority masking deep insecurities. My breath. A hairline intent on disobeying the toll of time.
But, perhaps utmost is this: I have a one-song...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Reginald Destin died doing what he loved most: skateboarding.
After taking up the sport at a young age, Destin, 42, became a pillar in the Chicago skateboarding community, known by many for his signature “wall ride” move that took Destin...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:00 PM
The Grand Marshal for Sunday's Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR may have been Vanilla Ice. But while people on twitter were busy quoting "Ice, Ice Baby," I was having a hard time getting Sam Hagar out of my head. NASCAR was dishing out more speeding...
| Jun 14, 2012
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This week's second-worst movie to feature Def Leppard's “Rock of Ages,” “That's My Boy” opens with the 1980s rock song but spends much more time amused by the '90s. Ian Ziering! Ricky Martin! Vanilla Ice laying...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:37 AM
The Cooking Mom
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The Cooking Mom
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Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
1 cup whole milk
1 cup half and half
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons...