Metro Weekly

All posts by Doug Rule

  • Soundwaves

    DAMMIT JANET: AN UPDATE… How long can this go on? Not a week goes by without another attack against Janet Jackson in response to l'affair...

  • Humor Us

    Gay is funny. And he'd better be, seeing that he's the host of 14th Street's big gay comedy night. D.B. Gay is among a burgeoning...

  • Soundwaves

    AFTERSHOCKS OF JANET'S JIGGLE… Where's Mary? As in Mary Cheney, the lesbian Second Daughter. That's the question all good gay citizens should be asking, of...

  • Soundwaves

    THE HALL OF FAME DANCE… The battle of disco divadom seems to be breaking out all over again. This time the question seems to be...

  • Melissa Lite

    Melissa Etheridge sings about her rapturous love for her new wife on Lucky, and on the album's best track exposes characteristic vulnerability as she asks...

  • Soundwaves

    NASTY GIRL FUMBLE… Oh, Janet. You despicable, deplorable, lowlife you, how you defamed our pop culture by almost but not really baring your nipple. On...

  • Soundwaves

    QUEER “CULTURE” GUY SINGS... We never knew Jai Rodriguez had it in him. Oh sure, he's the Culture Guy, but yogurt has more active culture...

  • Soundwaves

    Tribal Pleasures AY, GAY TRIBAL PAPIS… The publicist sent out what was in effect an all-points bulletin: “Both Angel C and T-Pro are gay and...

  • Leather Leader

    You might expect the incoming president of the Centaur Motorcycle Club to have a closet full of leather uniforms and accoutrements. Truth is, Glenn Mlaker...

  • Music Master

    Photography by Todd Franson When Jean-Philippe Aviance lined up his first DJ gig at Lizard Lounge, a friend remarked, ''Oh, I can't go there. It's...

  • Soundwaves

    BETWEEN HIP-HOP AND COLDPLAY… Hip-hop has dominated the pop charts for years now, but until just recently it existed mostly in a vacuum, where only...

  • Soundwaves

    POP QUIZ… In 2003, sunlight began to shine on the beleaguered music industry, the brightest light emitting from Apple's iTunes. The legal, pay-per-download music service...

  • The Best and Worst Albums of 2003

    No single was bigger -- or better -- in 2003 than Beyonce's ''Crazy in Love. '' But creating an appealing album is far more challenging...

  • Coverboy Second Runner-Up

    Photography by Jeff Code Yasir Bashir wants to thank everyone who voted for him. Really. Being selected as a Coverboy of the Year finalist has...

  • Soundwaves

    Dance Segregation… Does dance music, like the weather, change based on where you are? Does dance music in Miami Beach sound different than that in...