Melissa Etheridge

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Ten Musician Stamps We'd Like To See

    ​ The US Postal Service, desperate to stop 15 years of bleeding caused by email and private competitors, announced that it will soon feature living people on stamps (the post office has long had a policy of placing only the dead on postage). Of interest to this column, the USPS will consider fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Full OC Fair 2011 Line Up Released

    ​Bob Dylan, Chris Isaak, Big Time Rush, Selena Gomez & The Scene, Blake Shelton, Weezer, Bill Cosby, Kansas, B.B. King and more--the 2011 OC Fair may be themed "Let's Eat!" but it has a pretty stellar music lineup--maybe one of the best in recent years. Super Pass holders may purchase terrace ... More >>

  • News

    June 2, 2011

    In Fred Karger's Presidential Run, GOP Stands for Gay Old Party

    The OC resident and onetime Republican hatchet man hopes his quixotic campaign can push his party to become more gay-friendly

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Dead Sara at Slidebar on Friday Night

    Brandon Ferguson​Dead SaraMay 6, 2011Slidebar, FullertonIn an April interview with the Wall Street Journal online, Jefferson Airplane singer and counter- culture legend Grace Slick mentioned that her favorite new female singer was  Emily Armstrong of Los Angeles band Dead Sara. After see ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2009

    Kelly Fitzgerald

    Renaissance Dana Point

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    THIS WEEKEND: Final Weekend of Shows at the OC Super Fair

    Chris Victorio​It's that sad time of the year, when fair season is just about over. (Insert joke about saying goodbye to bizarre fried foods here.) The OC Super Fair ends on Sunday, but there's a show each night until then to help you bid farewell to the magical land of ferris wheels and zucchini ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2009


    Dreamgirls Revue

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Is Rick Warren Outing His Tolerant Self of Just Bluffing?

    UPDATED WITH PASTOR WILEY DRAKE SAYING GOD WILL PUNISH RICK WARREN FOR PARTICIPATING IN OBAMA INAUGURATION (SEE THE VERY END).The choice of Rick Warren as Barack Obama's inaugural invocation giver has apparently so touched the leader of Lake Forest's Saddleback Church that he has become The Most Tol ... More >>

  • Music

    March 4, 2004
  • Music

    February 5, 2004
  • Culture

    January 15, 2004


    The L Word makes a saucy splash on Showtime

  • Culture

    August 21, 2003

    Deep Do-Do

    Treading Red Water

  • Music

    June 19, 2003
  • Columns

    May 29, 2003

    Give Blood, Replenish with Merlot

    How to live during the summer of our discontent

  • Features

    May 29, 2003

    Rendered by Verse

    Summer music haiku-o-rama!

  • Film

    November 14, 2002

    Southern-Fried Trash

    Sordid Lives is John Waters Lite

  • Features

    October 24, 2002
  • Features

    June 27, 2002

    Hope They Die Before They Get Old

    The rock & roll tragedies that should have been

  • Music

    May 30, 2002


    The summer music preview!

  • Columns

    June 22, 2000

    Who's Gay In History?

    Pretty much everybody

  • Unknown

    March 2, 2000


    Whats humming through the skulls of Orange County?

  • Music

    December 23, 1999
  • Film

    July 15, 1999

    Graphic Art

    South Park: Bigger, longer and uncouth

  • Columns

    April 22, 1999

    Freak No-Show?!

    Was it Pat Buchanan who said global capitalism would destroy the American circus?