Review: “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile”

For whatever upsetting, deep psychological reason, there’s no questioning that American audiences are currently fascinated with the serial killer. Films and documentaries have been cropping up across every platform for the last year featuring the worst and most unforgiving true crimes of our nation’s history. It’s no wonder, then, that Netflix would embrace the cultural trend (that they may have very well restarted in the first place) with not one, …

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Irvine City Council Appoints Mike Carroll to Fill Vacant Seat

On Tuesday, May 14, the Irvine City Council appointed Mike Carroll to fill a vacant council seat in a 3-1 vote. The seat was left vacant in March, when former Mayor Pro Tem and Councilmember Christina Shea stepped into the role of mayor, following previous Mayor Donald Wagner’s election to the Orange County Board of Supervisors. “After thoughtful discussion and an intensive interview process, I am pleased to welcome Mike …

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Urban Seoul: A Cultural and Culinary Crossroads

Korean food? Amazing. Mexican food? Amazing. Why not put them together? This sort of thinking — putting two great cuisines together to make another great cuisine — has been the basis of all sorts of advancement in the culinary world. Sometimes it’s beautiful, as is the case with Brazilian chicken & waffles. Sometimes it should be illegal, like *shudders* avocado hummus. Don’t even think of bringing up chocolate hummus, or, …

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