Barry Manilow

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Karaoke Night with Homer Simpson

    Let's be honest: Karaoke is really only fun for the person singing. We tolerate the noise and the cringe-inducing pitchiness for the friend who occasionally drags us to whatever seedy, drunk-infested dive  they've decided to perform in. However, when the singer is Homer Simpson, we'll put up wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Five Careers for the Post-Retirement Phil Collins

    ​ In a move that devastated fans of the soundtrack to Disney's Tarzan (1999), Phil Collins announced his retirement from the music industry this week. A prolific recording artist during his 40 year career, it's unlikely the former Genesis front man will stay idle for long. When Collins is read ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Sexy Studs and Pussies Sought

    ​Wanted:  "12 sexy studs and their pet cats." No, this is not a casting alert for the worst porn ever. Found Animals Foundation and celebrity/fashion photographer Adam Bouska are collaborating on a calendar called "6 Packs/9 Lives" to draw attention to the millions of shelter cats in need o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Tanya Petrovna of Native Foods, Part II

    ​Tanya Petrovna is the chef and owner of Native Foods. Her ever-expanding vegan eatery started out in Palm Springs in 1994, but we in OC know her best from her restaurant at The Camp, which is housed inside a yurt. She has two other restaurants in OC, not all of them in yurts, but serving the ... More >>

  • Music

    December 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007

    Local Extremist Supports Ron Paul

    Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has some great ideas (anti-imperialism) and some stupid ones (deny amnesty and birthright citizenship to illegal immigrants), and it's this schizophrenic platform that has attracted sane folks (the editors of Reason magazine, Barry Manilow) and unrepentant ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 6, 2007

    Fred Effing Willard!

    And other cool theater for the fall/winter season

  • Columns

    November 16, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Nov. 8 - Nov. 14

  • Features

    October 19, 2006

    Scott Weaver

    The renaissance man shares some of his favorite things

  • Features

    November 18, 2004

    What Goes On

    Winter Music Issue

  • Columns

    November 11, 2004
  • Music

    February 26, 2004
  • News

    June 26, 2003
  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Youll Die of Pleasure!

    A roots week during which you may discover the point of the Japanese porn film Empire of the Senses

  • Music

    October 7, 1999

    Jon Halperin

    Owner of Newport Beach-based Indie Label Vegas Records