Metro Weekly

All posts by Doug Rule

  • 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...

  • 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...