STAGEStheatre offers a rip-roaring homage to the cult film
First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers go out to the loved ones of Matthew David Warren, the youngest son of Rick and Kay Warren of Purpose-Driven Life Fame, who died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound this past Friday. There's been an outpouring of support, thoughts, and prayers from ... More >>
The Los Al High grad and Minnesota Vikings punter is prying open America's last closet: major-league sports
Comedian Doug Stanhope is one of the best storytellers around and it just so happens that when he tells you his take on things, it comes out entertainingly uninhibited and completely rantastic (yes, that is a word). Truth be told, sometimes we think he doesn't even have a set and really, he doesn't ... More >>
Mr Bib enjoys, appreciates, tries to live up to the gift--not to mention its responsibilities--of a forum featuring his interpretations, recommendations, critiques of books. It's discouraging, if perhaps not unexpected, to find readers who either don't understand or don't get it. Don't like my rheto ... More >>
Many California gays (and non-gays) celebrated this week's federal appellate court ruling upholding a district court decision that found Prop. 8 violates the U.S. Constitution.Those waving rainbow-colored flags have another reason to celebrate: a gay man made the presidential ballot in California ... More >>
The non-profit organization The Trevor Project, which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth, recently partnered with Disney to produce another of the popular videos for the It Gets Better Project.Learn more about the vi ... More >>
Pop goddess Lady Gaga is also an active advocate for gay rights. In her latest move, she threw her support -- via Twitter -- behind an OC teen, whose anti-bullying video went viral this week.In the video, 14-year-old Jonah Mowry of Lake Forest uses notecards to tell his story -- a stor ... More >>
Dan SavageDan Savage is getting a lot of OC lovin' lately. Last week, the nationally-syndicated sex columnist got glitter-bombed at an event at UCI, and this week Long Beach joined his "It Gets Better" Project. Started in 2010, after several gay teens and victims of bullying committed s ... More >>
SavageDan Savage found himself in a sticky sparkly situation last week while filming his new late-night MTV series, "Savage U," at UC Irvine. In the show, set on college campuses across the country, the celebrated sex writer (whose column runs in OC Weekly) helps students navigate romance ... More >>
Remember your first day as a freshman in high school? The unbearable weight of what seemed like countless eyes on you like a ton of fleshy bricks (ew)? That helpless feeling almost always accompanied by an urgent rush to the nearest restroom, where you strategically planned your day to avoid unc ... More >>
Either a former senator from Pennsylvania or the frothy mixture of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes the by-product of anal sex has announced his candidacy for president of the United States.One of those Santorums ended speculation on ABC's Good Morning America this morning.
Comic books have a nasty habit of forever being associated with superheroes. Even among people who should know better: regular comic book readers. But tying the medium of comics and graphic novels to just stories about Spider-Man and Batman is a bit like saying the novel simply exists to sho ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] Is keeping photos of exes a gabacho thing?
[Summer Guide] Neither mandatory nor helpful to your performance, a little hops can definitely enhance the sporting experience
[Sex Issue] Our guide to the steamiest-and not so steamy-municipalities
So they finally coaxed me out of the ivory tower that is the Calendar Dept. and convinced me to blog. Okay, first thing's first. A moment of silence for Harvey Korman. Blazing Saddles is playing this Wednesday at the Regency South Coast Village. Go see it and be reminded of the man's brilliance. M ... More >>
"Is there a bigger hat out there than the Mexican sombrero?"
'Please fully explain your answer and include economical, cultural and quality-of-life issues in 25 words or less'
Followers of crackpot felon accuse Weekly of being Cheneys tool
The gayest journalist besides Bruno has spent the better part of two years in his "Savage Love" column urging Pennsylvania readers to vote Senator Rick Santorum out of office. Savage went as far as naming the frothy mixture of lube and shit after the man. The results are in, and it appears Santorum ... More >>
On the Orange Punch blog yesterday, Alan Bock wrote a terrifying post under the headline "What if it's true?" It seems he read some blog about a bumper-sticker that read, FRODO HAS FAILED – BUSH HAS THE RING Some intense research revealed that it is in fact true. There is such a bumper-sticker ... More >>
Longtime readers of Dan Savage's sex-advice column in the Weekly and scores of other alternative publications (including the one Dan edits, The Stranger of Seattle) may recall the direct hit he took at Sen. Rick Santorum three years ago after the Pennsylvania Republican publicly equated homosexualit ... More >>
'Pot is a bad drug???'
How Arnold Schwarzenegger stopped worrying and learned to love selling out to special interests
Were all just meat. If only it were that easy
Celebrating T-Day Eve 2003 with Buddha and the boys from Argentina
So much butt-eating, so little lime
Big beautiful women rock the house
Dan Savages brave struggle to embrace everything thats wrong with happiness
Good times at the NAMM show