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All posts by Doug Rule

  • Natural Woman

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  • Soundwaves

    Anastacia ANASTACIA'S ALLEGED USE OF SCIENCE… Singer Anastacia has been far more successful in Europe than in her native America, where few know of her...

  • Dance Inspiration

    She wasn't diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia until 2001, but just four years prior Kristine W actually wrote a hit song that captured her battle...

  • Damita So-So

    Janet Jackson got spooked by Madonna. Or so it seems. Madonna, you'll recall, yanked her sure-to-provoke-conversation antiwar video for ''American Life '' a year ago,...

  • Pin-Up Pop

    Pop musicland is a desert. It's nearly barren of openly gay male solo stars. Ari Gold is one of at least two gay pin-up boys...

  • Greek Chronicle

    Yiannis Elia was a budding D.C. remixer four years ago when he got a call from Junior Vasquez. '''Listen to them, they're screaming, the whole...

  • Soundwaves

    HUNG OVER… William Hung just might become the most remembered American Idol yet, despite his dismissal from the FOX show during the third season tryouts....

  • Plush Life

    Who would have thought that 1999 would ever seem so far away? But time passes, history is made, and this Saturday night Velvet Nation turns...

  • Queer Makeover

    In the everyday struggle between style and substance, the best-hoped-for outcome is a mutually reinforced middle ground. But reaching that middle ground is no easy...

  • Vacuum Vibes

    Electronic music usually makes you want to hit a dance floor. But give Arthur Loves Plastic a spin, and it may sway you to sweep....

  • Soundwaves

    DANCE MUSIC'S MOST POPULAR...Washington's own Deep Dish was voted most popular DJ last week at the biggest annual confab of danceheads this side of the...

  • 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...

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